Keith Richards, Robert Downey Jr, Kylie and Susan Boyle among celebs loosening up for Scottish male cancer awareness campaign

KYLIE, Robert Downey Jr, Susan Boyle, Keith Richards, Amy Macdonald and a host of the world’s best loved and well-known house-hold names from music, film, TV and sport have pledged their support to male cancer awareness, by donating their signed and worn ties and scarves, all to be auctioned as part of Cancer charity, Cahonas Scotland’s, eBay campaign.

With men often ‘tongue tied’ when discussing or dealing with male health issues the annual fundraiser and campaign aims to raise awareness and help bring positive change in Male Cancer Awareness.

Going under the hammer items include a head scarf worn by Keith Richards on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, a tie signed and worn by Robert Downey Jr in the movie Due Date and a signed and worn scarf from Kylie.

Scottish celebrities have also rallied around the cause with Susan Boyle, Amy MacDonald, KT Tunstall, Shirley Manson, Billy Boyd, Lorraine Kelly and Nina Nesbitt amongst those all getting involved.

“We are once again overwhelmed and very grateful to all the celebrities and to eBay for their ongoing support,” said Cahonas Scotland founder and chair, Ritchie Marshall. “These generous donations and exciting auction helps further our mission to raise awareness and erase stigmatisation associated with Male cancers.”

The complete list of celebrities with autographed ties and scarves include: Adam Levine, Ally McCoist, Amy Macdonald, Anastacia, Billy Boyd, Craig Ferguson, Danny Bhoy, Emilie de Ravin, Emmas Imagination, Gotye, Keith Richards, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, KT Tuntstall, Kylie, Lorraine Kelly, Lissie, Michael Buble, Nina Nesbitt, Omar Epps, Plan B, Robert Downey Jr, Shirley Manson, Steve Clarke, Steven Tyler and Susan Boyle.

Other items will also be up for auction include a signed and framed Cristiano Ronaldo shirt donated by Amy Macdonald and a Scotland versus Japan match worn shirt from Scotland rugby player, Ryan Grant.

To view the items and take part in the auction – which runs until December 1st – visit the official auction website www.loosenupauction.com

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For more information or images please contact Ritchie Marshall on email Ritchie@cahonasscotland.com or phone 07799904582.

About Cahonas Scotland

Cahonas Scotland exists to advance education of the public in matters relating to male cancers and to undertake where necessary the prevention of discrimination and stigma arising from diagnosis and the cancer experience.  For more information visit www.cahonasscotland.com

Cahonas Scotland is a Scottish Registered Charity No. SC040786

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