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Taylor Swift, Ellen Degeneres help TeensForJeans

Ashley Greene, Justin Long, Kellan Lutz, and many other celebs have been helping homeless teens through TeensForJeans.

Organizer recently announced Taylor Swift and Ellen Degeneres autographed a pair of jeans to the Campaign. They signed the jeans when Swift recently appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show. According to the organizer, the donation will be used by the as an incentive for local jean drive organizers.

TeensForJeans collects jeans for homeless teens. Last year more than 200,000 pair were donated to local shelters throughout the U.S. This year, the first 100,000 jeans will go to Haiti's homeless teens. Aéropostale is helping in several ways, including a donation match of another 100,000 pairs of brand new jeans.

live The Good Life too
Drop off gently worn jeans in any size to any Aéropostale location between January 19 and February 14. Donors will receive 25% off their next pair of jeans from the retailer. Only jeans will be accepted.

Lara Piu is the author of Good things celebs do, how to live The Good Life too. She co-founded and has been an online journalist for Gannett (AZCentral, Your Essential Style, MomsLikeMe) since 2003. Contact her at, on Facebook and on Twitter.

(c) Lara Piu 2009



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