Mirren, Firth join stars in charity shoe donation for poor kids

Washington: Dame Helen Mirren, Colin Firth and Sienna Miller are the latest celebrities who have donated their shoes to raise money for a children’s charity.

The stars have joined the likes of Julie Walters, Russell Brand, Rachel Weisz, Ricky Gervais and Liam Gallagher by handing over their footwear to the Small Steps Project.

The shoes will be sold off at the London Celebrity Shoe Auction in October at The Royal Society of Medicine to benefit children in poverty who live on rubbish dumps across the world.

Firth has donated a pair of his loafers and written a note to go alongside them which reads, “My old loafers, my best to the feet that find them!”, reports Contactmusic.

Other celebrities who have given their shoes to the cause include Simon Pegg, Ralph Fiennes, Jamie Lee Curtis, and singers Anastacia, Boy George, David Gray and Eliza Doolittle.


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