LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars For A Cause, in collaboration with the Chrysler Brand, is proud to auction off a Chrysler 300 "Haiti" edition signed by hundreds of celebrities to benefit the American Red Cross Haitian Relief Fund. This one of a kind vehicle will be auctioned on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 2pm Central Time by Leake Auction Company during their annual collector car auction in Oklahoma City.
"The celebrities including Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren and hundreds more were only too happy to assist the humanitarian crisis in Haiti," said George Braunstein, co-founder of Stars For A Cause, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. "We have chosen Leake Auction Company for their experience in charity auctions, their honorable reputation, and their location in the heart of America as a symbolic gesture."
"It is our social responsibility to assist in any way we can to help contribute to the relief efforts," said Olivier Francois, President and Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "Hundreds of celebrity signatures now grace the exterior of the Chrysler 300 Haiti edition thanks to the actors and actresses attending a recent red carpet event and we are hopeful the car will raise a significant amount of money at auction, which will be given to the American Red Cross for their Haiti relief efforts."
"Our hearts go out to the people in Haiti. The devastation they have suffered is unimaginable," said Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. "We are honored to work with Stars For A Cause and Chrysler to auction off the autographed Chrysler 300 Haiti during our Oklahoma City auction. We are looking forward to raising money to help Haiti."
Stars For A Cause will auction the car with 100% of the proceeds generated going to the American Red Cross Haitian Relief Fund.
Stars For A Cause is a unique charity fundraiser. Launched in 2007, Stars For A Cause has helped raise money for various charities through the help of celebrities and the Hollywood community.
Leake Auction Company was established in 1964 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold more than 32,000 cars. Leake Auction Company currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. If you are interested in registering to bid on the Haiti 300, visit Leake online at www.leakecar.com or call them at 800-722-9942.
SOURCE Stars For A Cause