Charity auction: bid on two meet & greet passes plus concert tickets to any Kris Allen show worldwide!

From the auction page:

What’s included: 2 tickets that will be left at will call to any upcoming public show worldwide in 2012 that has tickets sold to the public as well as radio station shows. This auction also includes a 2 person meet & greet with Kris.

100% of the proceed will benefit City of Hope, an independent biomedical research, treatment and education institution in the fight to conquer cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.

Kris Allen to perform at The Trevor Project’s Trevor Live event in Los Angeles on December 4 2011

[Update: According to Kris Allen’s official street team, Little Pawns, Kris will be performing Imagine backed by choir at the event! I’ve always wanted to hear a full Imagine performance from Kris ever since he covered it at the Little Kids Rock Benefit in 2010, so this is super great news to me! \o/]

I didn’t know it was possible, but Kris Allen just made me love him more…

On this Sunday, December 4th, Kris will perform at The Trevor Project’s Trevor Live event which will be held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. For those who cannot attend, a livestream will be available, or you can choose to have footage of the event sent to your mobile phone. All details are listed below:

Trevor Project Trevor Live event logo

Sunday, December 4, 2011

5 – 7 pm Guest Arrivals, Pre-reception, Silent Auction, Lufthsana Raffle and Hosted Bar
7 – 8 pm Dinner Service
8 – 10 pm Trevor Live Show Begins, Silent Auction Concludes
10 pm Silent Auction Check Out Opens

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The Hollywood Palladium, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Live coverage of the red carpet will be available at from 5 – 7 pm PST
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Footage to mobile phones:
Text TREVORLIVE to 51515 to receive footage from the event delivered to your mobile phone. (Powered by Mogreet). You’ll also be entered into a raffle to win a snowboard from MillerCoors. Must be 21+ to win. Text HELP for help or STOP to cancel. Messages and data rates may apply.

Other performing guests:
Mary J. Blige, Diego Boneta, Darren Criss, Miley Cyrus, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Barret Foa, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Julianne Hough, Queen Latifah, LeAnn Rimes and Amber Riley.

Special appearances:
Christina Applegate, Geoffrey Arend, Will Arnett, Matt Bomer, Julie Bowen, Chris Colfer, Josh Duhamel, Fergie, Misha Gabriel, Camille Grammer, Ryan Guzman, Christina Hendricks, Jane Lynch, Joe Manganiello, Kathryn McCormick, Damian McGinty, Kevin McHale, Amy Poehler, Kyle Richards, Naya Rivera, Zoe Saldana, Harry Shum and Eric Stonestreet.

Official web site:
Trevor Live official web site

Official Facebook page:
The Trevor Project’s official Facebook page

Official Twitter account:
Follow The Trevor Project’s Twitter list of celebrities attending Trevor live at They’ll be asking celebs public-submitted questions during the livestream. If you have questions for Kris, tweet them to him and include the hashtag #TrevorLive and they might get asked!

About The Trevor Project:
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. If you or a young LGBTQ person you care about is experiencing a crisis, please call the Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386. The call is free and confidential.

Update on Kris Allen’s mustache campaign to raise awareness for music education for kids

A while back I posted about Kris Allen’s mustache campaign to raise awareness for music education for kids. Kris has since posted two #krisstache updates (see photos embedded below), and as of the time of this post the campaign page on DonorsChoose has registered US$ 6,545 of donations, helping 11,674 kids in the process. At the end of the campaign, the donation will be matched by Music Empowers Foundation, doubling the amount of money raised and the number of children reached.

Here’s Kris looking hilarious in his #krisstache updates…

November 21, 2011

Kris Allen stache mustache krisstache photo

November 28, 2011

Kris Allen stache mustache krisstache photo

Not for the faint of heart, I know. Kris is enduring enormous ~pain and public humiliation all in the name of charity; will you help him bring music education to kids in need?

The fundraiser was announced on November 14, 2011, so only two weeks left now… it won’t be long till pretty!Kris is back again… in the meantime, here is something pretty for your eyes :)

Kris Allen pretty photo
Kris Allen pretty photo

Remember to follow @KrisAllen on Twitter to stay up-to-date on his #krisstache campaign! By following him on Twitter, you could end up having a song written about you too!

Kris Allen’s growing a mustache to support music education, here’s how we can help

Short version:
Kris is growing a mustache to support music education. We can support him by –

  1. Donating to, where our donations will be matched by Music Empowers (every dollar helps!);
  2. Stach’ing our Twitter and/or Facebook profile pictures by following these instructions (if you want to be featured on The Great Wall of Stache, just send a tweet to @KrisAllenHK);
  3. Raise awareness to this wonderful cause by telling everyone we know!

Long version:
Kris Allen and Music Empowers once again are teaming up in support of music education for kids. For their latest effort the duo are partnering to provide a major grant to, the national online charity that matches individual donors to project requests fro teachers in public schools. Funds provided by Music Empowers will be used to match contributions made by individual donors to eligible classroom music education projects. “Once individual donations total 50% of a music project’s cost, we will fund the other 50%,” explained Andy Davis, Founder of Music Empowers. Kris and Andy hope that their initiative will help to fund hundreds of projects and benefit over 10,000 kids. Here is the link to the press release.

This is what Kris has to say about his stache:

For the next four weeks, I will subject myself to public humiliation and private doubt by growing what will no-doubt be a ridiculous-looking Mustache. To justify this endeavor, I need your support. Please sponsor my ‘stache by choosing a classroom project below and making a donation of any amount. And wish me and my Mustache luck.

And check out Kris being all adorable in this PSA:
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Finally, because fandom is hilarious and Kris’ fans are kick-awesome (gif created by @firesprite11_5):
Kris Allen stache gif

Kris Allen’s Dirtiest Secret Revealed (video)

The dirty folks over at @TheDirtyMinds are contributing to the Kris Fans Unite x The Girl Effect fundraiser by donating US$ 0.50 per view of the following video, up to $100. You have one day to tell all your friends to watch it and help raise money for charity!

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Clarification on @ArtistSupporter’s donation matching

Sherrie‘s generous donation matching has nothing to do with Global Giving’s donation matching campaign. She does not require that you make a recurring donation. All donations made via Kris Fans Unite’s giving page by Nov 15 will be matched (up to USD 5,000.00), whether they are one-off or recurring donations.

Do you have time to post a tweet? It’ll mean a one-dollar donation to The Girl Effect!

Updated: The campaign is now over! 33 Twitter accounts participated, earning USD 16.50 for The Girl Effect. I rounded it up and donated USD 20.00, which will mean a total contribution of USD 40.00 to the charity after @ArtistSupporter’s donation matching. Thanks to everyone who helped!

Hey you generous Kris Allen fans! Would you like to help raise money for The Girl Effect by doing something as simple as posting a tweet?

I will donate USD 0.50 for every tweet that promotes the Kris Fans Unite x The Girl Effect fundraiser, up to USD 50.00 (that means 100 Twitter accounts can participate!).

Money raised by this Twitter campaign will be matched by @ArtistSupporter, which means every tweet is actually worth one US dollar, so please tell all your friends about it! If you want to offer additional donation matching for this mini Twitter campaign, please leave a comment here, or contact @KrisAllenHK on Twitter, or email (You can sponsor by making every tweet worth more money, or by increasing the number of tweets eligible for donation.)


  1. You have a public Twitter account with at least 10 followers; AND
  2. You follow @KrisAllen on Twitter; AND
  3. You post the red text below in a public tweet by Monday, November 14 2011 23:55 Hong Kong time (GMT+0800) (see world clock conversion here) (see countdown clock here);
  4. One eligible tweet per Twitter account. (You can post as many tweets as you like, but only one tweet per Twitter account will be edligble because I want as many people to see the message as possible!)
  5. Retweet (or RT) does not count.

Your tweet should read exactly like this (just copy and paste all the red text to make sure there is no typo):

Have $10 to spare? Donations made to @GirlEffect via this page by Nov 15 will b matched, every $ helps #KrisFansUniteGE

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