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.com to raise funds for her nonprofit organization FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now).
The evening was held in honor of the 2011 FFAWN scholarship recipients, and proceeds will directly benefit FFAWN’s scholarship fund, which ensures that educational opportunities are made available to young women so that they can get the training needed to be successful.
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 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.
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 is Los Angeles.
Lady Gaga – who has just made a substantial donation to the charity – is auctioning the chance for the winner and a guest to meet her when she performs on Good Morning America in NYC.
Christina Aguilera has donated tickets to attend a taping on 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.
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.
Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through incredible online auctions, giving its bidders exclusive opportunities to make a difference.