March 25, 2008 09:16 AM by Jennifer_Brown
This special season of The Apprentice has featured celebrities from around the world, all competing to win money for their favorite charities. Celebrity Apprentice has been a success, charity-wise, having raised and donated more than $1 million for 14 different charities.
Now viewers are staring down the finale episode, where Piers Morgan and Trace Adkins fight to raise money for their charities and to hear the coveted Apprentice words, “You’re hired.”
Piers Morgan has been playing for The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a not-for-profit organization aimed at supporting military families who’ve lost a loved one in service.
Viewers can support Piers and his charitybyvisiting a live online auction, beginning at 7:00 PM (ET) on March 27th through April 3rd. By visiting www.nbc.com/auctions,viewers can bid on unique items from the show, the proceeds going to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Trace Adkins, who is playing for the FoodAllergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), will be teaming with Capitol Records Nashville and iTunesto make his song (which he will perform live on the finale episode, by the way) “You’re Gonna Miss This” available for download immediately following his performance. Proceeds from the downloads will go to support FAAN.
Additionally, beginning March 27th, viewers will be able to text in their donations, by texting the message TRUMP to 30101. The cost of the text will be $1.00, and the proceeds will go directly to benefit Piers’ and Trace’s charities. Texters will receive a video message from The Donald, thanking them for their generosity.
The season finale of Celebrity Apprentice will air Thursday, March 27th at 9:00 PM (ET) on NBC.
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