Angelina Jolie, Victoria Beckham and Anne Hathaway are to design jewellery for the charity. Prince’s Trust charity will be among the beneficiaries.
The Prince’s Trust is a charity dedicated to helping the youth by developing confidence, motivation and skills to find jobs. The trust tries to address the level of unemployment in the youth in UK ,which will in turn reduce youth crime. Youth crime costs the British government over 1 billion pounds.
Other stars who have designed for the collection include Sir Ben Kingsley, Goldie Hawn,Charlize Theron and Disney star Miley Cyrus.
50% of the proceeds will go to the Prince’s Trust and the remaining 50% will be given to charities selected by the stars.
The designed jewelry items will be on display at the Bonhams auction house at new bond street, London. The jeweleries will then be sold at Los Angeles on May 28th by auction at Bonhams and Butterfields.
The auction is organized by “Stars for a cause” a Los Angeles based charity.
The collection includes a pair of cuff links designed by sir Ben Kingsley.
Other stars have also designed baubles or added autographs to the collection.They include Kate Winslet, Jeniffer Lopez, Penelope Cruz and Ricky Gervais.
More on Prince’s Trust
Prince’s trust runs programmes that motivate young people to take responsibility for themselves. In other world it helps young people to build the life they choose.
For their continued effort the Prince’s Trust needs to raise 1 million pounds every week. It is supported by generous giving and fundraising.
Some of the prorammes offered by the Prince’s trust include:
i) Providing money and support to young people to help start a business.
ii)Personal development course- 12 week personal development course.
iii)Intensive training in specific sectors.
iv)Development awards to help young people access to work, training or education.
v)Community cash awards- These are grants given to develop the community.
vi) xl clubs gives 14 to 16 years old underacheivers/ truants motivation and a say in their education.