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Lady Gaga and Katy Perry donate to Avril Lavigne's charity auction

Avril Lavigne has recruited her celebrity friends Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Taylor Momsen to donate items to a charity auction.

The Sk8er Boi star has been organising the Rockstar Auction to raise funds for her Avril Lavigne Foundation R.O.C.K.S. - Respect, Opportunity, Choices, Knowledge, and Strength - which supports children living with serious illnesses and disabilities, and the online sale launched on Thursday (30Aug12).


Lavigne's new fiance Chad Kroeger's band Nickelback are also among the generous participants, as well as her ex-husband Deryck Whibley and his group Sum 41 and rockers Train.


In a post on her charity's website, she writes, "I would also like to say a HUGE thank you to all of the awesome musicians and artists who have generously donated items to the auction, including: Deryck Whibley, Four Year Strong, Jesse McCartney, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Matt Nathanson, Nickelback, OK GO, Panic at the Disco, DJ Pauly D, Ryan Cabrera, Shaun White, Simple Plan, Skylar Grey, Sum 41, Taylor Momsen, Train and Travis Barker.


"Please join me in thanking them for their support on Twitter and Facebook - I am so grateful to have these amazing artists and my fans come together to help children and youth living with serious illnesses and disabilities."