Annie Lennox Enlists Taylor Swift, Yola, Hozier for Auction to Aid Women Impacted by COVID-19
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Annie Lennox has hired fellow musicians such as Sting, Emeli Sandé, Jessie J., Yola, Paloma Faith, Jessie Ware, Hozier, Anoushka Shankar, Jack Savoretti, Skin by Skunk Anansie, Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro and Frank Turner to perform for the Circle Music to contribute Fundraising auction for women and girls who are disproportionately affected by the COVID 19 crisis.
All funds go to The Circle's “The Women and Girls Solidarity Fund” to support immediate needs such as food and hygiene packages, access to safe shelters and legal aid packages.
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"The crisis for thousands of women living in poverty is acute," said Lennox. “Many have no income, suffer from domestic violence and cannot turn. I am very happy that such incredible musicians come to me and offer me support. "
Sting added: "Annie Lennox is a wonderful friend and I am delighted to support her and The Circle in their important fight for vulnerable women and girls around the world who have been devastated by the effects of COVID."
Hozier remarked: "The circle is working at a critical time to support marginalized women, including survivors of violence and poor textile workers."
Other auction items include a Lennox-worn silk dress by Alberta Ferreti, a signed guitar by Taylor Swift, a signed outfit by Madison Beer for her video shoot "Good in Goodbye", a virtual afternoon tea and two song performances by the BRITs Rising Star Award Winner, Celeste.
As of today, the auction will go live on the Charity Stars platform and ends on July 10.
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