Our UK branch of GalaBid received a little nod from a great man recently when Stephen Fry drew attention to a recent signed tie of his that was listed in one of our clients auctions - East Anglia's Children's Hospice.
GalaBid often gets used by celebrities at fundraising events and it's great to see them get behind appeals and use their status as a way to draw exposure to some of these great causes.
Why not try this for your own fundraising event?
You'd be surprised if you make contact with some stars how willing they are to help. Stephen Fry, Ricky Gervais and Emma Stone are all known to actively promote causes. Take a read of Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield's recent employment of the paparazzi to get some recognition for some great charities:
If you don't ask you just don't get so think about how you can approach some of these stars that have access to a few million facebook and twitter followers to really get your fundraising on the map!