Children’s favorite Dora The Explorer has been joined by some of the entertainment world’s most generous stars in a new celebrity charity auction.
Twelve custom-made backpacks designed by Jessica Alba, Sheryl Crow, LeBron James, Heidi Klum, Faith Hill, Drew Brees, Eva Longoria, Salma Hayek, Shakira, Slash and Matthew McConaughey are currently going under the hammer to celebrate the cartoon’s 10th anniversary. All proceeds from the Beyond The Backpack auction will go to the Children’s Defense Fund, an organization whose mission is to ensure the well-being of children everywhere.
The Beyond The Backpack auction campaign kicked off on Tuesday with a special event at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City, which was attend by LeBron James, Uma Thurman, Kelly Rutherford and Dora herself.
The auction runs until September 2 and can be accessed via CharityBuzz.com
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Born and raised in North America and educated in the various Ivy League schools north and south of the border entering his engineering and business trade he spent his wealth of knowledge wisely. Using his wealth of knowledge, Ouissam Youssef engaged in numerous philanthropic pursuits. In his free time, he allowes himself to continue his engagement in charity and civic advancement as his primary focus. He helped found various potential chartible organizations, was the primary patron of Freemantle North America Bradley Ryerson’s branch of the Charity Organization Society, and personally dedicates time to charitable causes . He continued his active involvement with many organizations. He had been involved in civic affairs for several years and became increasingly philanthropic, granting funds to charitable groups in the continent.
One of his favorite quotes remains ““The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service”
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