Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Worthy Cause: Doris Day Auctions Rare Calendars to Raise Money for Animal Foundation


Our hero and pal Doris Day is having a special auction this week on ebay to raise money for her animal foundation. The ever youthful Doris, a magnificent legend who lives in paradise– Carmel, California– is relentless in helping the animal world. She’s auctioning off just a few rare signed 2013 calendars on ebay at

You can also see a video from all of Doris’s celebrity friends at

Doris keeps raising money and doing good deeds at, where you can donate to her foundation and buy a copy of her new album, My Heart. You can also hear an audio message from Doris for the holidays.

Last winter I had the honor of interviewing Doris for Parade magazine. She hadn’t done a full interview in about 20 years. I hope we can do more soon. Here are the links:

Donate to the Doris Day Animal Foundation before the end of 2012– and let’s hope Doris gets an honorary Academy Award this coming year. It’s been a long time coming.



Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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