Films and Books Magazine (US), September 29, 2010

Keanu Reeves, Josh Hartnett and Minnie Driver Among 27 Celebrities Helping Sick Children

Charity auction of Celebrity-Signed Mattel Games Raises Funds for SickKids Foundation

by Derek Armstrong

The first annual Mattel Celebrity Charity Auction launched with an impressive list of autographed games. All fund go to SickKids Foundation, supporting the well known Hospital for Sick Children.

Generous celebrities signed games at the latest Toronto International Film Festival, including Edward Norton, Peter Fonda, Colin Firth, David Schwimmer, Minnie Driver, Ryan Gosling, Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Josh Hartnett, Ryan Phillippe, Abigail Breslin and 17 other “A-List” stars. In all 27 movie stars personally signed Mattel Games, available at an online auction at

“The Celebrity Signed Mattel Auction is a great example of how companies and celebrities come together to support important charity causes,” said Amanda LeBlanc, Vice President at Vonality, host of the online auction.

Charity Celebrity Auction

Until October 1, the charity auction features popular Mattel Games Pictionary Man, Loopz, Bokus Classic and Apples to Apples signed by movie stars, including:

- Keanu Reeves, cult favorite star of The Matrix trilogy of movies
- Josh Hartnett, star of the forthcoming Gunslinger
- Edward Norton, star of Incredible Hulk and Stone
- Minnie driver, star of Motherhood and the forthcoming Hunky Dory

At least 72% of all funds raised through the online auction will go directly to the SickKids Foundation and the Hospital for Sick Children, well known worldwide as Canada’s most research-oriented hospital.

Bidding is open until Octbober 1 on these popular Mattel Games:

- Apples to Apples autographed by Bill Pullman
- Apples to Apples autographed by Edward Norton
- Apples to Apples autographed by Emilio Estevez
- Apples to Apples autographed by Freida Pinto
- Apples to Apples autographed by Fubar/Fubar 2 Guys
- Apples to Apples autographed by Kathleen Robertson
- Apples to Apples autographed by Peter Fonda
- Apples to Apples autographed by Jay Baruchel
- Blokus Classic autographed by Abigail Breslin
- Blokus Class autograhed by Dominic Cooper
- Blokus Classic autographed by Josh Hartnett
- Blokus Classic autographed by Keanu Reeves
- Blokus Classic autographed by Malin Ackerman
- Blokus Classic autographed by Bruce McDonald, Daniel McIvor
- Blokus Classic autographed by Ryan Gosling
- Blokus Classic autographed by Ryan Kwanten
- Blokus Classic autographed by Ryan Philippe
- Loopz autographed by Martin Sheen
- Loopz autographed by Terrence Howard
- Loopz autographed by Barry Pepper
- Pictionary Man autographed by Miranda Richardson
- Pictionary Man autographed by David Schwimmer
- Pictionary Man autographed by Geoffrey Rush
- Pictionary Man autographed by Scott Speedman
- Pictionary Man autographed by Minnie Driver


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alessigiancarla:)) (2010-10-01 22:32:14)
 Keanu is so generous, my angel, I love him so much!!!

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