A host of famous faces including Ed Sheeran, Dame Helen Mirren, Hugh Laurie, Sir Chris Hoy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeremy Irons and Fern Britton have joined forces with Turn2us that can help fight fuel poverty within the UK by donating items with the charity’s biggest ever celebrity clothes auction.
The auction is a component of Turn2us’ No Cold Homes campaign to boost awareness of the thousands of people across the UK struggling to cover the to heat their properties. As a national charity helping people in financial hardship to get into welfare benefits, charitable grants along with support, Turn2us hears regularly from people suffering in cold homes simply because can’t afford their energy costs. New research because of the charity discovered that half of low income working households are being affected by these bills, which has a third skipping meals for that reason.*
The auction will raise funds to help you more people access vital financial support to help you with their energy costs in time with the colder winter season weather. It features a fantastic variety of designer and high street brand coats, jackets and jumpers donated by over 20 popular personalities. Check Love Yourself sheet music.
Bidders might want to use Ed Sheeran’s O’Neill jacket, or perhaps an army jacket provided to Jeremy Irons around the set of the next Die Hard film (Die Hard using a Vengeance). Honor Blackman’s cashmere Ralph Lauren jumper will probably be up for grabs too, alongside a classic Nicole Farhi coat from journalist and presenter Jane Moore and also a leopard print Antipodium coat donated by Lauren Laverne.
Sports fans can choose a signed Team GB cycling top from six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy or maybe a long padded Arsenal jacket made famous by manager Arsene Wenger. To add to a magnificent celebrity list, top designer Ben de Lisi has donated several bright and delightful coats from his Principles range and Olly Murs has bucked the buzz by offering among his trademark trilby hats.
Commenting to be with her participation inside auction, Dame Helen Mirren said: “There so many people who can’t pay the basic essentials as being a warm home and food for his or her families. That’s why the Turn2us No Cold Homes campaign is really important and I’m thrilled to play a part to help more families find the vital help they desire this winter.”