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Post by party animal - not! Thu 03 Nov 2022, 18:42

His Omega watch is one of the items...........


         https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-11386579/George-Clooneys-watch-Jennifer-Anistons-bag-lead-celebrity-goods-auctioned-veterans.html

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Post by annemarie Fri 04 Nov 2022, 09:52

George Clooney's Omega watch with autographed case and Jennifer Aniston's Louis Vuitton bag lead celebrity goods being auctioned to support US military veterans
By JUSTIN ENRIQUEZ FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

PUBLISHED: 12:31 EDT, 3 November 2022 | UPDATED: 12:48 EDT, 3 November 2022

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George Clooney, Jennifer Aniston, Chris Evans, and Kenny Chesney are among the celebrities who donated personal items to be auctioned off for a good cause.

Homes For Our Troops will be holding their annual auction in order to raise funds for injured military veterans and it certainly features several sought after luxury items and experiences from A-listers.

No doubt one of the highest profile items is George Clooney's Omega Speedmaster watch which even includes a case autographed by the star himself.

Sweet: George Clooney and Jennifer Aniston are among the celebrities who donated personal items for a good cause as they will participate in the charity auction for Homes For Our Troops
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Sweet: George Clooney and Jennifer Aniston are among the celebrities who donated personal items for a good cause as they will participate in the charity auction for Homes For Our Troops

Of his involvement in the cause, the 61-year-old actor said in a press release: 'Homes For Our Troops is doing incredible work for our nation’s severely injured Veterans. I am excited to be headlining the auction for its sixth year,'

Also up for grabs will be Jennifer Aniston's black and red checkered leather Louis Vuitton Petite Malle bag complete with her initials monogrammed in gold on it. 

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Chris Evans is also putting a few special items up for grabs including personalized video message, autographed Captain America shield, and Captain America movie poster.

Country music fans will be pleased to see one of Kenny Chesney's acoustic guitars complete with an autograph on the pickguard.

Tip of the cap: Chris Evans is also putting a few special items up for grabs including personalized video message, autographed Captain America shield, and Captain America movie poster
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Tip of the cap:Chris Evans is also putting a few special items up for grabs including personalized video message, autographed Captain America shield, and Captain America movie poster

There is also a drum cymbal autographed by Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry, and Cassadee Pope. 

There will also be amazing experiences to bid on including a lunch for two in Manhattan with actor Paul Rudd and CNN personality Jake Tapper.

The celebrity auction is being hosted by Tapper, Clooney,  Wynonna Judd, Don Cheadle, and Mindy Kaling.

Strumming along: Country music fans will be pleased to see one of Kenny Chesney's acoustic guitars complete with an autograph on the pickguard featuring Blue Chair Bay rum logo
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Strumming along: Country music fans will be pleased to see one of Kenny Chesney's acoustic guitars complete with an autograph on the pickguard featuring Blue Chair Bay rum logo

Icon: Kenny is seen performing in Nashville last month
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Icon: Kenny is seen performing in Nashville last month

The 53-year-old Lead With Jake Tapper host said in a statement: 'The need for adaptive housing for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans remains critical. This auction raises funds and awareness for this worthy cause. It is a privilege to host this event for Homes For Our Troops for a sixth year in a row.' 

One can also bid on a chat on Zoom with Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis in addition to either real-life or online meetups with the likes of Bryan Cranston, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Dave Matthews Band diehards will definitely be going for two tickets and hospitality lounge passes to see the musical act in addition to a Zoom call with Dave Matthews. 

Dynamic duo: There will also be amazing experiences to bid on including a lunch for two in Manhattan with actor Paul Rudd and CNN personality Jake Tapper
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Dynamic duo: There will also be amazing experiences to bid on including a lunch for two in Manhattan with actor Paul Rudd and CNN personality Jake Tapper

If that already wasn't enough, another high-profile auction would be for a personalized video message from retired chat show host Ellen DeGeneres. 

Homes For Our Troops is a publicly funded nonprofit organization that builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide to severely injured post-9/11 Veterans. 

The press release continued: 'Most of these Veterans have sustained life-altering injuries including multiple limb amputations, partial or full paralysis, and/or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). 

Making the time: If that already wasn't enough, another high-profile auction would be for a personalized video message from retired chat show host Ellen DeGeneres
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Making the time: If that already wasn't enough, another high-profile auction would be for a personalized video message from retired chat show host Ellen DeGeneres

'These homes restore some of the freedom and independence our Veterans sacrificed while defending our country, and enable them to focus on their family, recovery, and rebuilding their lives.'

The organization builds the homes wherever the Veteran chooses to live as its services do not just end there as they continue their relationship in the rebuilding of their lives.

It has been a very successful cause as nearly 90 cents of each dollar spent since 2004 has gone to the organization's program services which support Veterans.

The 6th Annual Veterans Day Celebrity Auction will launch on eBay on Thursday, November 3 at 7pm EST as it will conclude on Sunday, November 13 at 6pm EST just two days after Veterans Day.

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