Barbra Supports Lindt Chocolate Auction.
March 18, 2010, 3:00am

Barbra has joined together with Lindt Chocolate to help celebrate spring and support Autism Speaks at the start of National Autism Awareness Month (April 1). More than 50 celebs, including Barbra, have signed porcelain versions of the iconic Lindt Gold Bunny. Each bunny will be auctioned off starting April 1 at and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Autism Speaks.

WHAT: To celebrate the Easter season and help kick-off National Autism Awareness Month, Lindt is hosting an online auction benefiting Autism Speaks. Beginning April 1, Lindt Chocolate will auction off porcelain versions of the iconic Lindt Gold Bunny at . Each bunny has been autographed by a celebrity and 100 percent of the auction proceeds will be donated to Autism Speaks.

This is the second year Lindt has partnered with Autism Speaks to help families impacted by autism and to support autism awareness efforts. In addition to the auction, Lindt is supporting the non-profit through donations from sales of Lindt Gold Bunny and through e-card donations

WHO: More than 50 celebrities in the entertainment, food, music and sports industries have lent their signatures to the cause. Participating celebrities include:

· Troy Aikman

· Ed Asner

· Alec Baldwin

· Tiki Barber

· Chef Mario Batali

· Drew Brees

· Steve Carell

· Chevy Chase

· Gary Cole

· Lauren Conrad

· Nancy Corzine

· Courteney Cox Arquette

· Ann Curry

· Chris Daughtry

· Kara Dioguardi

· Celine Dion

· Chef Wylie Dufresne

· Edie Falco

· Roger Federer

· Harrison Ford

· Jennifer Garner

· Shonn Greene

· Tom Hanks

· Tony Hawk

· Perez Hilton

· Ron Howard

· Lauren Hutton

· Heidi Klum

· Padma Lakshmi

· Ali Larter

· Jay Leno

· Blake Lively

· Peyton Manning

· Joe Mantegna

· Debra Messing

· Randy Moss

· Deborah Norville

· Rosie O’Donnell

· Ozzy Osbourne

· Hayden Panettiere

· Bill Pullman

· Chef Eric Ripert

· Joan Rivers

· Kelly Rutherford

· Holly Robinson Peete

· Susan Sarandon

· Sherri Shepherd

· Paul Simon

· Tori Spelling

· Martha Stewart

· Barbra Streisand

· Donald Trump

· Carrie Underwood

· Diane von Furstenberg

· Rita Wilson

WHEN: April 1 – 11, 2010