LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The group “Autism Speaks” has asked celebrities to take part in a unique fund-raising effort.
Fans can get Hollywood elite (like Tom Hanks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Betty White) to record custom messages for them.READ MORE: LA County Parks Re-Opens Its Junior Lake Lifeguard Program
For $299, the celebrity records the message and Autism Speaks delivers a digital file of the celebrity speaking the fan’s message. One catch. The message has to be PG.
The proceeds benefit Autism Speaks.READ MORE: Pageant Of The Masters, Newport Beach Jazz Festival Announce 2021 Dates
The idea is the brainchild of actor Ed Asner of “Mary Tyler Moore” and “Lou Grant” fame. His son Matt works for Autism Speaks.
Other stars taking part include Yankee Derek Jeter, Carrie Fisher, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart and William Shatner.
The fundraiser is expected to go from Dec. 3 – 9.MORE NEWS: 2 Long Beach Grocery Stores Shutting Down Saturday Over Hero Pay Law
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