Celebrities Donate Autographed Shoes & More for Hillsides Los Angeles Children’s Charity WHO: Celebrity items from Elton John, Carson Daly, and members of the rock band “No Doubt” kick off the Fifth Annual Foster Soles in Los Angeles. Dr. Drew Pinsky and his wife Susan Pinksy will serve as honorary chairs at the Foster Soles Celebrity Kick-off Event. WHAT: Hillsides Foster Soles is an online auction of celebrity autographed shoes, handbags, or other personal items along with headshots. The Los Angeles kickoff event to launch the auction will be hosted by Dr. Drew and Susan Pinsky.
Held during Foster Care Awareness Month in May, Foster Soles raises awareness of national foster care issues and the plight of children and youth in the system.
Other celebrities who to date are participating or who have participated include Jennifer Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Faith Hill, James Franco, Zac Efron, Reese Witherspoon, Halle Berry, Tim McGraw, Ellen Pompeo, John Stamos, Denzel Washington, Seth Green, Mario Lopez, Sugar Ray Leonard, Adrian Grenier, Nancy Grace, Wendy Williams, Gabriel Iglesias, Jane Kaczmarek, Billy Bob Thornton, Tim Allen, Jimmy Kimmel, Joan and Melissa Rivers, Larry King, Anderson Cooper, Piers Morgan, Dave Koz, Charles Barkley, Robert Horry, Billy Zane, Mike Epps, Marlee Matlin, cast from Burn Notice, Chelsea Handler, Markie Post, Mark Harmon, Pam Dawber, Kate Linder, Edie Falco, Rona Barrett, Kim Coates, Kaitlin Olson, Devon Werkheiser, Samantha Harris, and cast from The Bold & The Beautiful . Media crews will be available to interview celebrities in attendance and shoot displays. ### About Hillsides: Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families.