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Celebrity Art Auction ’Doodle For Hunger XI’

Originally Posted: November 08, 2010

Margo Castimatidis, Bill Gallo, Warner Wolf, Ernie Anastos and John Castimatidis at the event. (Ann Watt)

New York City - FOX 5's Ernie Anastos hosted an auction that helps feed, clothe and counsel poor families. Colorful and original signed works of art created by actors, artists, politicians and sports icons were auctioned off at 'Doodle For Hunger® XI,' the annual charity auction that raises money to support the St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters which feed and shelter more than 7,000 underprivileged families in New York each week.

The special event included a cocktail party, Doodle preview and silent and live auctions led by acting great Tony Lo Bianco. Doodle For Hunger 2010 honored sports broadcaster Warner Wolf, for his steadfast support of the St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters. Mort Künstler, the premiere historical artist in America, was presented the Artist of the Year Award.

Doodles by Betty White, Courtney Cox, Yoko Ono, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Richard Gere, Jorge Posada, Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, John Travolta, and hundreds of others were up for bid.

St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters was established to alleviate the physical and emotional hunger of the poor and needy in a dignified and supportive manner. The St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters provide a broad range of services for those in need, including the provision of food, clothing, shelter, and related social services for the poor.

For more information call Joseph Sano at 212-329-1403.


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