Kaczmarek and Whitford Want Clothes Off Your Back

Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm In The Middle") and her husband, Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing"), will host a viewing reception of the clothing and accessories to be auctioned at the upcoming Clothes Off Our Back Golden Globe auction at The Hollywood Museum in the historic Max Factor Building. Proceeds raised from the auction will benefit the UNICEF Tsunami Relief Fund. </P><P>The event is being sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and In Style. Online bidding for the clothing and accessories in the Clothes Off Our Back Golden Globe Auction will take place January 17 through 30 at <A href="http://www.clothesoffourback.org/" target=_blank>www.clothesoffourback.org</A>. The items will be on view at The Hollywood Museum January 20,21,22,23, 27,28,29 and 30. </P><P>"With a disaster of this magnitude that has affected so many children, everyone wants to help. The Hollywood community has a great opportunity with the upcoming Golden Globes," said Jane Kaczmarek, co-founder/president of Clothes Off Our Back and star of television’s "Malcolm In The Middle." </P><P>"We are calling on all current and past Golden Globe nominees and winners to donate their clothing and accessories from the red carpet to help raise money for UNICEF to care for the children who have survived this disaster." </P><P>"We thank Jane, Bradley and Clothes Off Our Back for their efforts on putting this fundraiser together so quickly," said Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which donated $250,000 to the relief effort underway in Asia. "We encourage celebrities, designers and stylists to donate gowns, tuxedos, shoes, watches, handbags and sunglasses, anything that has been worn to this year’s or a previous Golden Globes ceremony." </P><P>"Jane and Bradley have been long-time supporters of UNICEF and we are proud to be the beneficiary of Clothes Off Our Back’s wonderful work," said Charles J. Lyons, president for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. "Celebrities have shown an outpouring of generosity since our work for the tsunami relief began and we look forward to seeing the growing list of participants for the Clothes Off Our Back auction. The money raised will help prevent disease, hunger and homelessness that is threatening the survival and recovery of millions." </P><P>"In Style is proud to support such a worthy endeavor," said Cyd Wilson, director of Creative Development for In Style. </P><P>"We are delighted that The Hollywood Museum will be the setting for this important occasion," said Donelle Dadigan, president and founder of The Hollywood Museum.</P><P> "The clothing will complement The Hollywood Museum’s collection of costumes worn by superstars such as Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe." </P>Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.