Media Alert - Celebrity Baggage online charity auction goes live in support
of MDAO this Sunday

TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - Online bidders eager to own one-of-a-kind celebrity items have nine more days to bid on a range of well-loved personal "baggage" donated by Canadian celebrities in support of the Mood Disorder Association of Ontario (MDAO). Among the signed Celebrity Baggage items up for auction are a hockey bag from Canadian hockey legend Paul Coffey, a guitar case from the Sound of Music Toronto cast and a bag from Anne Murray.

All proceeds generated by the online sales will go to benefit MDAO, a not for-profit organization dedicated to providing support and outreach to people with mood disorders through a diverse range of programs and initiatives. For a preview of the items and instructions on how to bid, please visit and bid!

    WHAT:     Celebrity Baggage online charity auction in support of MDAO

    WHO:      Karen Liberman, Executive Director of MDAO - available for
              media interviews Canadians Celebrities who have generously
              donated charity auction items include:

              -  Paul Coffey, hockey legend
              -  Anne Murray, award-winning singer-songwriter
              -  Harry Rosen, menswear magnate
              -  Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo, award-winning musician
              -  The Sound of Music Toronto cast
              -  Pamela Wallin, journalist and diplomat

              A full list of celebrity donors and detailed information on all
              items is available online

    WHEN:     Online auction begins Sunday, February 7th at 10:00 a.m. and
              ends Wednesday, February 17th 10:00 a.m.

    WHERE:    Please visit


For further information: For further information: or to receive high-resolution item images for publication, please contact Ellen Ostofsky, MDAO at (416) 486-8046 ext. 229 or

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