EMI Artists Donate Items For Japan Relief Auction
April 5, 2011 at 3:53 PM (PT)
EMI MUSIC artists and songwriters fare raising funds to help the Red Cross support people affected by last month’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan, through an worldwide auction of personal items and memorabilia. The charity auction, which will be managed by eBAY, features items from COLDPLAY, NORAH JONES, KATY PERRY, GORILLAZ, IRON MAIDEN, JANE BIRKIN, THE BEACH BOYS, LADY ANTEBELLUM, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS, DEPECHE MODE, CELTIC WOMAN, 30 SECONDS TO MARS, ROSANNE CASH, DAFT PUNK, KEITH URBAN, GOOD CHARLOTTE and THE BEATLES.
All funds raised will be used towards the JAPANESE RED CROSS disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. Funds will be used for the on-going provision of immediate relief to support the affected population during their recovery. EMI GROUP has committed to match all funds raised from the auction up to a maximum of one million euros.
The first phase of the auction starts TODAY (APRIL 5th) and will run until APRIL 15th, with more than 200 exclusive items. A second phase of the auction will take place between APRIL 11th-21st. All the items can be viewed at ebay.com/EMIfamily4Japan.