Sherlock sensation Benedict Cumberbatch gives support to one-off auction to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust


Alternative self-storage service Boxman teams up with top UK celebrities and bloggers to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust

LONDON, 22 June 2015 – Today, Boxman, the on-demand storage service, announces its support from a range of prominent celebrities and lifestyle bloggers in its goal to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

In a special one-off auction taking place on June 27th, Benedict Cumberbatch will be just one of the many fantastic celebrities boxing up his prized possessions and donating them, which include a £250 handbag and a pair of Gucci sunglasses. The winning bidders will also receive two signed photographs of the ‘Sherlock’ superstar, which will be inscribed with personally signed messages.

Joining Cumberbatch is fashion sensation and celebrity blogger Zoella, who will be donating a signed copy of her latest book, as well as ‘Made in Chelsea’ stars Ollie Proudlock and Rosy Fortescue who will be donating highly coveted fashion items. A list of renowned London bloggers will also be offering items in the auction, many having filmed personalised videos expressing why they have taken part in the campaign.

The #Boxathon box is currently making its way around London, where participant celebrities and bloggers will be putting their donated items into the box ready for the auction date. The auction will go live at 9am BST on June 27th and can be found in the adjacent link:

Paul Stricker, Founder and Managing Director of Boxman, comments:

“We’re delighted with the amount of support the Boxathon campaign has raised from celebrities like Sherlock sensation Benedict Cumberbatch, retired boxer Barry McGuigan as well as bloggers like Zoella, who are giving their support to help raise those all-important funds for Teenage Cancer Trust.


“Currently, our box is travelling around to a number of celebrities and bloggers, where each is adding their item ready for the auction on June 27th. We’re hoping that lots of people will show their support and help raise awareness for a disease that affects millions of teenagers every year.”

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