Superman Fans Unite to Save the House Where Superman Was Created

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OrdinaryPeopleChangetheWorld.com hosts celebrity charity auction with 100% of the proceeds to benefit The Siegel & Shuster Society.

The second week of the celebrity charity auction which runs from September 2 through September 30, 2008 to benefit The Siegel & Shuster Society begins today. OrdinaryPeopleChangetheWorld, a philanthropic website created by #1 New York Times best selling author Brad Meltzer, hopes this auction will inspire Superman fans to unite and accept the challenge to help repair and restore the house where Jerry Siegel first created Superman. This is your opportunity to bid on one-of-kind items and Superman collectibles, donated by famous authors and artists, with all proceeds going to the restoration.

The lineup for week two includes: Brad Meltzer, Ed Brubaker, Joe Staton, Gene Ha, Judd Winick, Ivan Reis, Bill Morrison, John Romita Jr., Dave Johnson, John Cassaday, Andy Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, J.H. Williams, Danny Fingeroth and Curt Swan. Upcoming weeks include many great items including an appearance on TV's Heroes, VIP tickets to The Stephen Colbert show, and an extremely rare, signed t-shirt by Jerry Siegel. Other celebrities are now coming forward to donate items, including tickets to the David Letterman show, among other comic tributes.

Visit OrdinaryPeopleChangeTheWorld.com and help make history. Visitors can donate money, buy a Siegel & Shuster Society t-shirt designed by legendary graphic designer, Chip Kidd, or bid on priceless Superman memorabilia, while helping to preserve an American landmark.

To view a complete list of the auction items, go to: OrdinaryPeopleChangeTheWorld.com Siegel & Shuster Society Auction.

About OrdinaryPeopleChangetheWorld.com:
OrdinaryPeopleChangetheWorld.com is a new site dedicated to strengthen and inspire ordinary people to take action and help make a difference in the world. The site will feature stories of people who are making a difference, and highlight different causes that are changing the world. Visitors can watch videos, participate in community forums and share stories about what inspires them or what good deeds they are doing to change the world. All proceeds from the site will be donated to charity.    

About The Siegel and Shuster Society:
The Siegel & Shuster Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the creation of Superman in Cleveland, Ohio, by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The Society will, in a manner consistent with the rights of DC Comics, create events and activities which celebrate Cleveland as the "Birthplace of Superman" and the importance of Superman to our community today and in the future. The Society will also work with other organizations that are celebrating Superman in a manner consistent with the goals of the Society. For the purpose of this charity auction, The Siegel & Shuster Society fund is set up through the Cleveland Foundation.

Media Contact Info:
Michelle Carroll
OrdinaryPeopleChangetheWorld.com
ordinarypeoplechangetheworld @ gmail.com
ph: 954-632-3905

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