Skittles announced tonight an eBay auction of musician Steven Tyler's Skittles portrait to support Tyler’s philanthropic initiative that helps girls who have been abused and neglected: Janie's Fund.

Steven Tyler Skittles Portrait
Steven Tyler Skittles Portrait

Tyler and his Skittles portrait are featured in the Skittles Super Bowl 50 television commercial, in which Tyler comes face to face with a portrait of himself made entirely of the candy. Bidders can bid on the replica Skittles portrait at www.SkittlesPortrait.com starting Sunday evening until Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. CST.

Proceeds from the auction will support Janie’s Fund, Tyler’s partnership with private nonprofit Youth Villages that raises money and awareness to help Youth Villages provide trauma-informed care to girls who have histories of being abused and/or neglected.

Tyler’s hit song “Janie’s Got a Gun,” originally released Nov. 8, 1989, was born out of a growing desire to speak up for victims of child abuse. Each year, 1 in 5 girls in the United States experiences sexual abuse.

For more information, please visit www.JaniesFund.org or call 901-251-5000.

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