Get Autographed Lindt Chocolate Bunny From Your Favorite Celebrity!


Today, Jennie Garth, actress and mother of three, joins premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt USA to launch the company’s fourth Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction. Garth is joined by 96 celebrities — from Blake Lively, Brad Paisley and Celine Dion — to help raise funds for the autism cause.

Fans can make a difference this Easter season by bidding on any of the celebrity-signed porcelain Lindt GOLD BUNNY figures on The auction is running now through March 15, 2013 and 100 percent of proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks.

“I’m truly excited to help kick off the Lindt GOLD BUNNY Celebrity Auction to raise funds for a cause that affects so many children,” said Garth. “As a mother of three daughters, I look forward to special moments in life, and combining our Easter traditions with giving back is the perfect way to celebrate this spring.”
Ninety-seven celebrities, including Garth, in the entertainment, food, music and sports industries have lent their signatures to the cause. Participating celebrities include:

Jason Aldean
Carmelo Anthony
Christina Applegate
Mario Batali
Lance Berkman
Mayim Bialik
Julie Bowen
Drew Brees
Robbie Brown
Cheryl Burke
Brooke Burke Charvet
Erika Christensen
Andy Cohen
Lauren Conrad
Bryan Cranston
Sidney Crosby
LuAnn de Lesseps
Celine Dion
Wylie Dufresne
Edie Falco
Dakota Fanning
Roger Federer
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Marc-Andre Fleury
Doug Flutie
Harrison Ford
Andrew Garfield
Jennie Garth
Willie Geist
Ricky Gervais
Kathie Lee Gifford
Whoopi Goldberg
Melissa Gorga
Lauren Graham
Rob Gronkowski
Savannah Guthrie
Josh Hamilton
Alyson Hannigan
Neil Patrick Harris
Mariska Hargitay
Megan Hilty
Derek Hough
Kylie Jenner
Carly Rae Jepsen
Khloe Kardashian
Diane Keaton
Toby Keith
Jason Kennedy
Jemima Kirke
Hoda Kotb
Mila Kunis
Padma Lakshmi
Matt Lauer
Jaqcueline Laurita
Cliff Lee
Jeremy Lin
Blake Lively
Evan Longoria
Jane Lynch
Misty Mae Treanor
Peyton Manning
Joe Mantegna
Julianna Margulies
Clay Matthews
Katharine McPhee
Maria Menounos
Natalie Morales
Jason Mraz
Craig Nelson
Norah O’Donnell
Brad Paisley
Sarah Jessica Parker
Dustin Pedroia
Regis Philbin



“Lindt is thrilled to have raised raise more than $600,000 for the autism cause over the course of our five year partnership with Autism Speaks,” said Thomas Linemayr, president and CEO of Lindt USA. “We are thankful for strong celebrity community support, which has helped make the auction an overwhelming success. We are especially excited to have Jennie Garth join us this year to launch the Auction and raise even more funds for the cause.”

This year marks the fifth year of the Lindt and Autism Speaks partnership. To continue raising funds and awareness for the autism cause, Lindt is again donating 10 cents from all Lindt GOLD BUNNY purchases* and $1 for every free e-card sent from In celebration of Easter traditions, Lindt will host a Pin 2 Win Lindt GOLD BUNNY Challenge on Pinterest where consumers can create their own Easter boards. Once 1,000 or more Pinterest users have participated in the challenge, which runs March 11 through March 27, Lindt will donate an additional $10,000 to Autism Speaks. Additionally, Lindt will donate 5 percent of sales from Lindt Chocolate R.S.V.P parties on March 5 and 6, 2013 to Autism Speaks. In addition, 15 percent of sales from an event at the Lindt Chocolate Shop in Princeton, N.J. on March 12, 2013 will be contributed to the nonprofit.

Go bid on your chocolate bunnies, people!

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