Actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens has donated the Candie’s Couture dress she wore at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards for a public charity auction on eBay to benefit Stand Up To Cancer. The silk georgette size-two gown, frosted with silver baby sequins, designed exclusively for Hudgens, will go live Monday, January 23rd at 4PM PT/7PM ET through Thursday, February 2 at 4PM PT/7PM ET at ebay.com/vanessahudgens.
“I am proud to continue to support Stand Up To Cancer and all the incredible work they do,” said Hudgens. “Cancer touches all of our lives in some way and I am honored to donate this gorgeous Candie’s Couture gown to help to raise funds and awareness for this important initiative.”
Hudgens, a strong SU2C supporter, participated in the star-studded “Change the Odds” PSA and was part of the 2010 Stand Up To Cancer telecast. Photos from the event can be found on her official website http://vanessahudgensofficial.com/news/stand-up-to-cancer-event/.
“We are very grateful to Vanessa and eBay for their ongoing support,” said Stand Up to Cancer co-founder and Entertainment Industry Foundation CEO Lisa Paulsen. “This generous donation and exciting auction helps further our mission to fund innovative life-saving research.”
This is Hudgen’s first auction through eBay Celebrity, a unique eBay shopping destination that auctions off celebrity-donated merchandise and memorabilia, benefiting charitable causes. Other eBay celebrity participants include: Christina Aguilera, Jeff Bridges, Michael Cooper, Robert Duvall, Jimmie Johnson, Wladimir Klitschko, Sienna Miller, Hayden Panettiere, Katy Perry, Brad Pitt, Troy Polamalu, Tarina Tarantino, and Joe Walsh.