Kiefer, Avril, Toronto FC and More! Celebrity-Designed T-Shirt Auction Supports National Child Day 2007 And Children's Miracle Network



    Online Charity Auction Showcases One-of-a-Kind Creations

    TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - 'A-list' celebrities, musicians, athletes and
politicians in Canada and across the border have designed one-of-a-kind
t-shirts to be auctioned off for Holt Renfrew Centre's campaign in support of
children's human rights and National Child Day 2007. These unique creations
feature the creative flair and personal touch of Kiefer Sutherland, Avril
Lavigne, Mayor David Miller, Toronto FC and others, to help raise funds
benefiting Children's Miracle Network.
    Each year on November 20, countries around the world celebrate National
Child Day as a shared commitment to the adoption of two United Nations
landmark documents aimed at protecting and ensuring human rights for all
children and youths. For some of the participating celebrities in the auction,
this cause resonated loudly, and the t-shirts were designed with the theme of
"A Better Future For Tomorrow's Children Today" in mind.
    "We are honoured to have such a remarkable roster of high-profile
individuals to help us support children's rights, and raise some much-needed
funds that can truly make a difference. By partnering with Children's Miracle
Network, this online auction provides everyone the opportunity to help save
and improve children's lives day in and day out," said Angela Craig, Assistant
Marketing Manager, Holt Renfrew Centre.
    To bid on a celebrity t-shirt personally designed from top name
favourites, log onto www.holtrenfrewcentre.com (News & Events) or
www.ebay.ca/charity and click on the Holt Renfrew Centre graphic. The auction
is currently open to bidding 24-7, and will remain available until its
conclusion on November 20, National Child Day 2007. Proceeds from the auction
benefit Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization benefiting 170
hospitals throughout North America, helping over 17 million children each
year. In Canada, there are 14 children's hospitals that provide the very best
care, leading edge research and education programs to help over 2.5 million
children get the care they need. For more information, visit
www.childrensmiraclenetwork.ca.

    
    T-shirts head to the auction block in groups weekly. The schedule is as
    follows:
        Saturday October 20 - Tuesday October 30
           -  Kiefer Sutherland, actor
           -  Marie Osmond, singer
           -  Diana Swain, host, CBC-TV
           -  Child creation from Sick Kids Hospital

        Saturday October 27 - Tuesday November 6
           -  Avril Lavigne, musician
           -  Toronto FC, major league soccer team
           -  Erin Davis, host, 98.1 CHFI-FM
           -  Child creation from Stollery Children's Hospital

        Saturday November 3 - Tuesday November 13
           -  Martha Stewart, homemaking guru & TV host
           -  Byron Parker, Toronto Argonauts cornerback
           -  Mayor David Miller, mayor of Toronto

        Saturday November 10 - Tuesday November 20
           -  Jay Leno, host of The Tonight Show
           -  David Usher, singer-songwriter
           -  Child creation from McMaster Children's Hospital
    

    The public is invited to see some of the t-shirts displayed throughout
The Holt Renfrew Centre (50 Bloor St. W.), and in the front-window displays of
its participating retailer, RW&Co. from now until the close of the auction on
November 20.

    About Holt Renfrew Centre:
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    Holt Renfrew Centre, located at 50 Bloor Street West, is a collection of
25 retailers offering local, regional and international boutiques. The Holt
Renfrew Centre is owned and operated by Morguard Investments Limited. Morguard
Investments Limited is a major Canadian real estate and property management
company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial and residential holdings
through its investments in Morguard REIT, Morguard Residential Inc., and
Revenue Properties Company Limited. Morguard provides management services to
institutional and other investors for commercial and residential real estate
through Morguard Investments Limited and Morguard Residential Inc. For more
information, log onto www.holtrenfrewcentre.com.





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For further information: Tamara Colodny, The Idea Workshop, (416)
504-3977 ext 25, tamara@theideaworkshop.com

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