NIKKI SIXX AUCTIONING OFF STAGE CLOTHES FOR CHARITY:
March 1, 2007
Nikki Sixx, founding member and bassist of the world famous rock band Motley Crue, and founder of Running Wild In The Night (a fundraising initiative for Covenant House California) will auction off his stage clothes from the recent Route of All Evil Tour 2006, in which he and Motley Crue toured across North America with fellow rockers, Aerosmith. The auction begins on Thursday February 29th at NikkiSixx.net. The items being sold include a collection of autographed clothing designed and worn by Sixx during the tour.
Sixx launched Running Wild In The Night as a fundraising initiative for Covenant House that helps homeless and troubled youth get off the streets. To date the Sixx has raised over one hundred thousand dollars and will continue to increase this number. Sixx launched the initiative by auctioning off a custom, personalized Harley Davidson motorcycle to the highest bidder and has plans to auction off another one in the near future.
Covenant House provides services to homeless and runaway youth, including advocacy, health care, education, vocational preparation, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, recreation, transitional living programs, street and community outreach and aftercare. “I chose to work with Covenant House after a lot of research – I saw what they were doing and it was exactly what I had envisioned for helping at-risk kids – I visited the Los Angeles location and was impressed by the whole operation. Running Wild in the Night helps brings in money for Covenent House and will help provide creative opportunities for the residents including instruments and musical instruction for the kids.”
In addition to Sixx’s philanthropic involvements, he has written a book that is set for release later this year titled Heroin Diaries. A soundtrack inspired by Heroin Diaries, the book, will also be released featuring guest artists and producers. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Running Wild in the Night – a fundraising initiative for Covenant House, created by Sixx, that helps homeless and troubled youth get off the streets. Sixx has also partnered with former St. John CEO Kelly Gray to create Royal Underground, an edgy, high-end collection of men’s fashion.
Courtesy of www.nikkisixx.net