In the name of charity, American Idol
finalist Kimberley Locke
and the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation have partnered to auction off clothing and accessories worn by America's favorite Idol contestants and participants. The "Kimberley Locke & Idol Friends" online charity auction will begin Monday, May 21 at clothesoffourback.org.
Bidding begins at 9:00 AM ET on favorite wardrobe pieces of this season's Top 12 finalists (Melinda Doolittle, Stephanie Edwards, Gina Glocksen, LaKisha Jones, Blake Lewis, Sanjaya Malakar, Chris Richardson, Brandon Rogers, Haley Scarnato, Chris Sligh, Jordin Sparks and Phil Stacey) as well as numerous items donated by previous Idol finalists, including, among others, shirts worn by Carrie Underwood
and Clay Aiken
, one of Ruben Studdard's
205 jerseys, a suit of Paula Abdul's and one of Simon Cowell's
Additional donations have been made by Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest as well as Locke and fellow past Idols Josh Gracin
, Carmen Rasmusen, Anthony Fedorov, Nikki McKibbin, Kimberly Caldwell, RJ Helton, Mandissa and Jon Peter Lewis.
The auction will also soon feature exclusive "American Idols Live" Concert Tour "Meet-N-Greets" with finalists as well as autographed merchandise. The "American Idols Live" Tour begins Friday, July 6 in Sunrise, FL. For more tour dates and information, visit www.americanidol.com.