May 20, 2020 | 10:39am
Jennifer Aydin, Sonja Morgan and Shannon Beador are just three of the many “Housewives” who have donated designer dresses worn to reunions and in opening credits to raise money for coronavirus first responders.
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The “Real Housewives” are stepping up to raise money for coronavirus relief.
Former “Real Housewives of Miami” star Ana Quincoces has organized an auction of very special items to help support first responders.
Bravolebrities from Orange County to New Jersey have donated designer gowns they wore during infamous reunion tapings or opening credits of their respective shows, some valued at more than $5,000.
Sonja Morgan donated four dresses of her own design, while “RHONJ” cast members Teresa Giudice, Jennifer Aydin, Jackie Goldschneider and Margaret Josephs, “RHOC” stars Shannon Beador, Braunwyn Windham-Burke and Emily Simpson, “RHOP” star Monique Samuels and “Real Housewives of Washington D.C.” alums Mary Amons and Lynda Erkiletian also chipped in.
Sutton Stracke, the newcomer in Beverly Hills, donated a black dress even though the season’s reunion has yet to air.
Former “Housewives” Tamra Judge, Dina Manzo, Caroline Manzo, Heather Dubrow, Camille Grammar, Eileen Davidson, Lizzie Rovsek and Joyce Giraud also sent in gowns, as did Quincoces’s former “Miami” cast mates Karent Sierra, Lauren Foster, Joanna Krupa, Adriana De Moura, Alexia Echevarria and Marysol Patton. Patton even sent in a rosary necklace that belonged to her late mother, the beloved Mama Elsa.
Besides Sonja by Sonja Morgan, some of the featured designers include the infamous Jovani, Cushnie & Ochs, Zac Posen and more.
Not to be outdone, Andy Cohen himself donated a Todd Snyder suit and perhaps the most enviable item of all: a Q&A notecard used during the most recent “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion show and signed by the host himself.
Bidding starts on May 22 at 9 a.m. EST and will continue for two weeks. Proceeds will benefit First Responders First, an organization providing medical professionals with essential supplies including PPE, food and more.