Sunday, November 11, 2012
Even if you know little about Kristen Stewart, you probably know that her signature look includes an awesome pair of Converse sneakers! Kristen has once again chosen to use her fame to take a stand against human trafficking and sexual coercion. You may remember last year when Kristen Stewart's signed Keds raised $1,500 for Shoe Revolt and its partner programs.
Each year, an estimated 200,000 American youth, primarily girls, are at high risk to falling prey to a form of human trafficking called sex trafficking. This is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. The fact is traffickers, known as pimps, have declared war on the American youth. For pimps, teens are not human beings but property; they see teens simply as a means to gain profit. The average age of entry into prostitution in the U.S. is 12 to 14 years old.
Shoe Revolt is pleased to announce that our next auction will kick off appropriately with the release of Breaking Dawn Part 2 on November 16th. Fans will have the opportunity to bid on an autographed pair of size 7 charcoal Converse sneakers signed by Kristen Stewart. What better way to show your support for Kristen then to make a bid and support such a worthy cause.
Kristen was recently interview by Little White Lies for their Sept 2012 issue in which she says, "I feel like you need to do something. I made Welcome to the Rileys [in which Stewart played a young woman with emotional issues] a few years back, and now I want to open two halfway houses, one in New Orleans and one in LA. And I want to make a documentary about why it's important. But all this ridiculously empty charity work that you see? …… I want to do it right. Right now, I just feel it. It's not to be wasted."
Kristen's efforts are definitely not wasted and she is certainly on the right track to making her voice known as someone who isn't willing to let this injustice continue. Please join her in kicking human trafficking to the curb….in style, one shoe at a time!
Kristen Stewart's shoes will be a part of our celebrity auctions with 100% of the proceeds going toward victims & survivors of sex-trafficking. By contributing, your support for Shoe Revolt and its scholarship program ensures that victims (human beings) are not ignored or forgotten, but are remembered and living free. To learn more about Shoe Revolt, our scholarship program, upcoming auctions or how you can join the movement, check out www.shoerevolt.org or www.teenrevolt.org. Also, make sure to follow us on Facebook and twitter for auction details.
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twitter/@ShoeRevolt Celebrity Shoe Donor: Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart was born in 1990 and has accomplished incredible things for her young age. She is most famous for her role in the Twilight
films, which began in 2008. Stewart has previously expressed an interest in providing help for victims of human trafficking, most notably in a Vogue interview, when asked about what she planned on doing with all of her newly acquired wealth. "She is thinking carefully, strategically, about how best to put her own contribution to use, and has a plan—inspired by her researches for the role of a runaway in the sex trade." You can see Kristen on the big screen as Bella Swan for the last time in Breaking Dawn Part 2 out November 16th and this coming December as Marylou in On The Road
**This auction is not affiliated with Summit Entertainment or Breaking Dawn Part 2.