Lindt Gold Bunny Autographed by Harrison Ford on Auction Benefitting Autism Speaks
STRATHAM, N.H. – March 8, 2012 –In celebration of the LINDT GOLD BUNNY, the bunny that gives back,premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt is kicking off Easter one month early with the 2012 LINDT GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction. Today, on LINDT GOLD BUNNY Day, autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete is joining representatives from Lindt and Autism Speaks in New York to officially open the bidding and to honor the 60th anniversary of this iconic product. Through March 18, 2012, fans will be able to bid on any of the 75 celebrity-autographed, porcelain LINDT GOLD BUNNY figures by visiting LindtGoldBunnyAuction.com– with 100 percent of auction proceeds benefitting Autism Speaks.
“It is an honor to help launch theLINDT GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction,” said Peete. “As the parent of a child with autism, I’ve dedicated my life to helping families navigate the journey through autism and erase the stigma of the disorder. Giving friends and family a LINDT GOLD BUNNY is just another fun and impactful wayto make a difference.”
The list of celebrities participating in the cause includes big names such as Billy Crystal, Celine Dion, Elle Fanning, Roger Federer, Jennifer Garner, Ricky Gervais, Joe Montegna, Barbra Streisand, Betty White and Owen Wilson,
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About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. It was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has made enormous strides, committing over $173 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. The organization is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families