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Elton John World News: Celebrity Shoes And Shots to Benefit Children's Charity

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Wednesday 4 April 2012 @ 17:08 - GMT

It will soon be time for the Fourth Annual Hillsides Foster Soles, an online auction of celebrity autographed shoes, accessories and other personal items along with their signed headshots.

Dr. Drew Pinsky will serve as Honorary Chair and Celebrity Auctioneer. The Los Angeles opening event to launch the auction will be hosted by Bar Celona in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday, April 25, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets cost $35 in advance; $50 at the door.

The online auction runs from April 25th through May 5th, which is held during Mays Foster Care Awareness Month for national foster care issues and the plight of children and youth in the system. Hillsides, a Los Angeles foster care childrens charity with 99 years of creating safe places, is asking notables to donate autographed shoes, accessories and other personal items along with their signed headshot.

There are over 200 participants, and they include Elton, Denzel Washington, Nancy Grace, Larry King, and Charles Barkley.