Star Boot Sale – Raising Money for Refugees


I’ve helped organise an eBay auction of celebrity memorabilia and bric-a-brac. In an attempt to be funny, I’ve called it a Star Boot Sale, but don’t let that put you off…

Tim Burgess, Alex Turner, Paul McCartney, David Arnold, Noel Gallagher, Marcus Mumford, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, cast members from Vikings and Games of Thrones and many others have been kind enough to donate things. Money raised will go to help ease the plight of refugees from the Syrian conflict.

Over 11 million Syrians have been displaced by the war, many to neighbouring countries. Lebanon alone has taken in over a million people, scattered across the country, many in very poorest areas.

Money raised will go to The International Rescue Committee, a charity providing help to 3 million people both inside Syria, and in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq. They have 3000 staff and volunteers on the ground in the affected areas. All sale proceeds will go directly to those in need.

Please help by:

  1. Following / liking the Facebook page and Twitter feed;
  2. Signing up for The Thunderclap which goes out on November 27th;
  3. Bidding on the lots when the eBay auction starts on November 26th at 9pm GMT. More information on the Star Boot Sale website nearer the time.

Thanks very much!
David x