Thursday, April 27, 2006

Stars helping out with Autism Spectrum Disorder auction

Donald Trump, Britney Spears, Heidi Klum are big name celebrities helping to fight autism, a crippling childhood disorder.
They're signing and designing puzzles for auction.
Donald painted a mini trump chopper. Sarah Jessica Parker put her heart into a design and Britney Spears added a burst of color for a project.
The online auction is a partnership of TJ Maxx and Autism Speaks.

"TJ Maxx sells lots of educational toys which are very therapeutic for children with autism. It's a natural fit also - the research for autism is looking to put the pieces of the puzzle for autism together," said Gaby Alban, TJ Maxx spokesperson.
The bidding at ends May 3.
Or you can buy a paper puzzle for a dollar donation at TJ Maxx stores.
Autism Speaks was co-founded by Bob Wright - Chairman and CEO of NBC Universal