Wanda Sykes Designs Watch To Fight Teen Pregnancy
100 Atlanta-area celebs and artists came together last Wednesday for IKEA’s “It’s About Time” charity auction to benefit the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (G-CAPP). Each celebrity or artist took an IKEA clock and turned it into an original timepiece. (What is it with celebs getting all artsy these days? I love it! I totally demand my own window treatment designed by Patrick Dempsey.)
Clock designers included a mind-blowing list of stars: Dr. Maya Angelou, Hank Aaron, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Ne-Yo, Ludacris, Big Boi, Martina Navratilova, and artists Paul Hagedorn, Maggie Hasbrouck, Gail Foster, Two Chix Lighting, Thomas Swanston, and Michi.
Fonda, the founder of G-CAPP, said, “This event will substantially support one of our most important initiatives and simultaneously raise awareness for the G-CAPP organization. I am excited about this innovative event as it will help our flagship program, Second Chance Homes, and address the issue of homelessness for teen mothers. I believe that this unique event will help fight against teen pregnancy in Georgia.”
G-CAPP’s Second Chance Homes Program provides housing and support for young mothers and works to help bring these mothers and their families out of the cycle of poverty.