Monday, May 9, 2011

Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga & Christina Aguilera Join Auction for FFAWN


By Akira Barclay, Contributor
BlackGivesBack NY


As a follow up to her recent Honors charity concert on May 1 in New York City, superstar Mary J. Blige is partnering with luxury charity auction site Charitybuzz to raise funds for her nonprofit organization FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now). Blige has called upon her celebrity friends including Jay-Z, Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga to donate incredible experiences for a star-studded online auction to raise funds for the organization. Mary J. Blige's FFAWN online auction features the following exclusive music and entertainment experiences:

Jay-Z is auctioning a coveted internship at his entertainment and record company Roc Nation. The lucky auction winner will spend a month learning the ins and outs of the recording industry at the company that boasts an artist roster including Rihanna, Willow Smith, Santigold, Mark Ronson and many more. Visit the auction HERE.

Mary J. Blige is auctioning the chance to meet her on the set of her newest film Nina, about iconic singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist Nina Simone, this summer in Los Angeles. Visit the auction HERE.

Lady Gaga is auctioning the chance for the winner and a guest to meet her when she performs on Good Morning America in NYC. Visit the auction HERE.

Christina Aguilera has donated tickets to attend a taping to 'The Voice' in June in Los Angeles. NBC’s new hit show The Voice features celebrity judges Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton competing to find the ultimate singing star. Visit the auction HERE.

Proceeds benefit FFAWN’s mission to empower and encourage women by shaping and supporting programs that foster education, career development, strong self-esteem, and personal growth. Bidding is open internationally through June 1st at www.charitybuzz.com/Ffawn.

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