Osbourne draws to fight big C
Westenra wears Kelly Osbourne's design, Jacquie Brown
in P-Money's design and Anna Rowberry wears one by Kate
24.01.2004 By RENEE KIRIONA
punk-pop star Kelly Osbourne has joined a
New Zealand campaign to raise funds for breast
of metal legend Ozzy Osbourne accepted an
approach by the Breast Cancer Research Trust
to be part of the initiative in which celebrities design T-shirts
for retail fundraising.
said the Glassons Breast Cancer Research Trust T-Shirt campaign
was important to her because her mother Sharon had suffered
a form of cancer.
wanted to be part of this campaign because I thought it was
a great way to bring awareness to breast cancer," she
said. "If I can help even one person through this it
would make all the difference to me."
celebrities to design a T-shirt this year are fashion designer
Kate Sylvester, hip hop artist P-Money and television personalities
Stacey Daniels and Petra Bagust.
became an instant celebrity in 2002 when she, and her family
starred in the hit reality series The Osbournes. Since then
she has, like her father, pursued a career in music.
sensation Hayley Westenra said she was excited
about being asked to model Osbourne's T-shirt. "I really
liked Kelly's design. I think it's important for young women
everywhere to love themselves for who they are."
go on sale on Tuesday at Glassons, at $29.95 each, $10 of
which goes towards research into the disease.
for the trust, Sarah Paykel, said while a similar campaign
ran last year, in which $310,000 was raised, Osbourne was
the first international celebrity to take part. It is hoped
$500,000 will be raised this year.
has one of the world's highest rates of breast cancer. It
affects one in 12 women and claims more than 700 lives every
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