Mario CantoneNEW YORK, Dec 20, 2009 / FW/ — Only in New York! Celebrities designed toilet seats to raise $50,000 for charity.

Actor and stand-up Comedian Mario Cantone and “The Go Team” – five Charmin Ambassadors selected to work in the Charmin Restroom this holiday season for a salary of $10,000 each – unveiled the five toilet seat designs at the Charmin Restrooms last Friday.

Consumers can view the star-studded toilet seats from Dec 17 to Dec 31, 2009 at the Charmin Restrooms in New York’s Times Square. For each consumer visiting the restrooms, Charmin will donate one dollar to the celebrity’s charity of choice, which includes: Broadway Cares; Boys & Girls Club of America; loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline; The Harlem Children’s Zone; and Angels in Waiting. Charmin will donate up to $10,000 per charity for a total donation of $50,000.

The Restrooms are located at 1540 Broadway in Times Square between West 45th and West 46th streets and are open to the public Sunday – Wednesday from 10AM to 9PM, and Thursday – Saturday 10AM to 11PM from Monday, November 23 to Thursday, December 31. They will be open until 6PM on Christmas Eve but closed on Christmas Day.

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