Teri Hatcher and Jennifer Garner are among a host of stars from US TV network ABC's shows who have designed novelty wooden hearts for charity.

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star Hatcher and ALIAS beauty Garner created the designs to benefit the Help Group, which aids autistic children.

ABC Network representative BRAD JAMISON says, "It's an honour to help raise funds and awareness."

GREY'S ANATOMY actor Patrick Dempsey is also among the star's who have designed hearts.

Online bidding on the items starts on Monday (24OCT05).