America’s favorite actors, recording artists, athletes and style icons have their coats from their backs for a good cause

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) 7 December 2010

Forget about trying to copy Sarah Jessica Parker’s style, you can now wear the real thing and all for a good cause. Thanks to the Glad Products Company’s Charitable Celebrity Coat auction benefiting a warm jacket, you can get your favorite software celebritys winter and just in time for the holidays.


by 27th December at eBay you can bid on Glad? Force Flex bags with coats donated by Parker filled her family, and many others in the Glad? Charitable Celebrity Coat Auction ( Recording artist Justin Timberlake, who donated a coat from his William Rast line, and Colbie Caillat and Lupe Fiasco;; TV actor Florence Henderson, Bob Saget and Sara Rue, donations were made by actresses Brooke Shields and Jayma Mays style icons Bobbie Thomas, Rachel Zoe and Tim Gunn, TV personalities Kyle Richards, Clinton Kelly and Kathy Lee Gifford, men in the movies, Peter Facinelli and Billy Crystal; Athlete Gretchen Bleiler and Bode Miller and Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mount Everest, and more.

proceeds donated goes to a warm jacket, a nonprofit started in 1992 with the simple premise of free coats for families in need. To date, the organization has more than one million coats to thousands of local communities across North America distributed.

Our dream is

that a warm jacket, part of the American way of life, when a coat is no longer needed, people will think of us and donate it to someone who needs it, Sherri Wood, president of a warm coat . Thanks to the support of Glad and the celebrities taking part in their campaign, we should be able to provide a lot of attention and coats to increase this winter.

With 20 percent of U.S. children live in poverty, one of 10 parents had to borrow or receive donated winter coat for their child.

This auction is perfect for everyone, for a unique holiday gift or stylish addition to their own winter wardrobe, said Ryan Elvers, brand manager for The Glad Products Company. And if you add a new coat to your collection, we hope you’ll use to clean the bank Glads bag your own coat closet to donate a warm coat.

The charity auction is only one way forward? helps to support local communities. Each year forward? support local service efforts by making a donation to help millions of trash bags to facilitate volunteer efforts. As a proud partner of non-profit organizations, Keep America Beautiful and One Warm Coat, Glad? provides trash bags to hundreds of community clean-ups and coat drives across the nation. And now, by 30 May 2011, Happy? provides free trash bags through the bag of the bank, so that consumers can tackle their own charitable projects.

The bag

Bank is a new program from the Glad campaign that offers possibilities for consumers to use Glad products to give something back to their communities and charities. Give

To receive free garbage bags

for your efforts on the community must that Consumers complete a short form, including a description of their service project. Happy? all submissions for relevance and purpose to verify. The number of garbage bags a volunteer receives will depend on the size of its service initiative, but donations range from 150 bags to 450 bags for small projects for a major effort.

In addition to receiving free trash bags, anyone who submitted an eligible applicant in the lottery, in which three winners will receive $ 1,000 and $ 1,000 for the sign up for a charity of their choice.

For more information about Happy? Bag bank or happy? Charitable Celebrity Coat Auction, visit

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