Spears to auction dress to raise funds

London, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears is set to give a chance to her fans to own the gown she wore in the billboards for her fragrance Radiance to raise funds for her friend’s sick son.Spears is auctioning off the silver backless dress she donned for the perfume’s promotional posters on ebay.com in a bid to boost donations for The Matthew Van Daff Special Needs Trust, reports contactmusic.com.
“Such a great cause. Britney donated her dress from the Radiance ad to our friend David, who started a trust for his son with a brain injury. He put the dress up for auction and all proceeds will go to his son’s cause,” Spears assistant posted on the singers facebook account.
The charity was set up to raise money for the treatment of little Matthew, who was born with a brain injury after being starved of oxygen in the final days of pregnancy. The proceeds raised from the sale will help his parents provide round-the-clock care for their son.