Celebrities Get smart to Help Beat Breast Cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Fever has been working with smart and a whole host of celebrities to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign and celebrate the launch of the limited edition smart fortwo pink passion car by making a lifesize smart car quilt.
The amazing patchwork smart is made entirely of fabric donated by a whole host of celebrities and took a team of seven people 408 hours and over 70 metres of fabric to make! You can watch how the quilt was put together here.
The smart car quilt is being auctioned on eBay with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer Campaign. Check out the latest bidding here. smart will also donate £10,000 to the charity from the sales of the smart fortwo pink passion.
Fabric donated to create the patchwork smart includes everything from shirts and bras to blankets and babygros:
“The squares were cut from my youngest daughters outgrown vests. I hope with all my heart that a cure for Breast Cancer will be discovered before she reaches womanhood” – Radio 1 DJ, Sara Cox
“My piece of pink material is a bra because, post-breast cancer, I can no longer wear pretty underwired underwear like this…still, a small price to pay. Here’s to happiness and good luck with the auction” – Chat show host and Breast Cancer survivor, Trisha Goddard
“I’d like to donate a dolls babygro chosen by my daughter. Here’s to raising lots of money for Breast Cancer Campaign” – Manchester United footballer, Ryan Giggs
Celebrities that have donated fabric to the smart pink passion patchwork quilt are: Russell Brand, June Brown, Klariza Clayton, Claire Cooper, Sara Cox, Cheryl Fergison, Ryan Giggs, Trisha Goddard, Elizabeth Hurley, Zoe Lister, Joanna Lumley, Jane MacDonald, Kym Marsh, Martine McCutcheon, Dawn Porter, Adele Silva, Rachel Stevens, Margherita Taylor, Nina Wadia, Twiggy Lawson