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SOURCE Adrienne Shelly Foundation
Jon Hamm, Michelle Williams, Paul Rudd, Keri Russell, Bill Hader, Rosario Dawson, Salman Rushdie & Others Unite to Raise Funds
NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of actor/filmmaker Adrienne Shelly (Waitress), launched its 7th annual Celebrity Auction today with support from prominent celebrities across the entertainment, literary, sports, business and political arenas. The auction is open to bidders internationally from January 22 through February 11 at www.charitybuzz.com/AdrienneShellyFoundation. Proceeds will support ASF's mission of supporting women filmmakers through production grants.
"It's truly an honor to have so many wonderful people pitching in to help us raise money," said Andy Ostroy, ASF's founder and executive director. "We're very grateful for their support."
"The Adrienne Shelly Foundation is an important organization with a critical mission," said Keri Russell, star of the FX Network's The Americans, Adrienne Shelly's hit film Waitress, and a member of ASF's Advisory Board. "This auction is a major source of funding in its support of women filmmakers and it's a fun thing to be a part of."
More than 60 exclusive experiences are being auctioned. Bidders can:
About The Adrienne Shelly Foundation
The Adrienne Shelly Foundation supports the artistic achievements of female filmmakers through annual grants distributed through partnerships with Women in Film, IFP, Nantucket Film Festival, Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, Columbia University, Boston University, Rooftop Films and American Film Institute. It has awarded forty-eight grants since its inception in 2007. For more information and to make a donation, please visit www.adrienneshellyfoundation.org.
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