Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video

Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video Nov 19, 2014

In a new multi-media campaign launched today by The ONE Campaign, more than a dozen international artists are teaming up with healthcare workers from Liberia to demand world leaders do more – and quickly – to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and strengthen health systems so that future outbreaks can be quickly contained. More
Bob Geldof And Kofi Annan Launch Africa Progress Report

Bob Geldof And Kofi Annan Launch Africa Progress Report May 13, 2014

On Thursday, May 8th 2014 at 2PM GMT, the Africa Progress Panel (APP) launched its annual Africa Progress Report during a press conference held at the Tate Museum in London, England. More
Eminent Figures Get Behind Effort To Free Nigerian Schoolgirls

Eminent Figures Get Behind Effort To Free Nigerian Schoolgirls May 8, 2014

A group of over 40 eminent individuals from around the world are today calling for a global effort to free the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month. More
Akon Helps Launch Social Media Incubator at USC to Fight Energy Poverty

Akon Helps Launch Social Media Incubator at USC to Fight Energy Poverty Apr 29, 2014

In a jam-packed classroom at the University of Southern California (USC) last week, five-time Grammy Award nominee Akon and ONE's Director of Government Relations, Jay Heimbach, kicked off the first #PowerProject Campaign Lab, a student innovation incubator aimed at producing ONE’s next social media campaign to combat energy poverty. More
Bill Gates Gives Advice On How To Help

Bill Gates Gives Advice On How To Help Feb 27, 2014

When Bill Gates was looking into what he could do in the world of philanthropy, he says he looked for problems to which governments weren’t already paying attention. That turned out, in the mid-90s, to be global health. More
U2 Honored With Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award

U2 Honored With Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award Jan 15, 2014

Bono and The Edge accepted the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Visionary Award recently on behalf of U2 with a speech on the power of activism and American bipartisan leadership in delivering more antiretroviral treatment to AIDS patients. More
Bono And Bill Clinton Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Bono And Bill Clinton Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela Dec 11, 2013

Bono has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela through the ONE Campaign's website. More
Book Review: True Grit By Bear Grylls

Book Review: True Grit By Bear Grylls Nov 27, 2013

Bear Grylls' new book, True Grit, is more than just another book about heroism and survival. It is a series of tales of how the ordinary had to step up to become extraordinary, and more importantly, how we can learn from their lessons in everyday life. More
Stars Record Classic Protest Songs For ONE Campaign

Stars Record Classic Protest Songs For ONE Campaign Jun 12, 2013

The ONE Campaign this week launched agit8, a unique music-based campaign designed to build pressure for action against extreme poverty in the crucial week leading up to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. More
Jamie Oliver Joins With The ONE Campaign To Reduce Malnutrition

Jamie Oliver Joins With The ONE Campaign To Reduce Malnutrition Apr 25, 2013

Jamie Oliver thinks the food we eat is unacceptable – and he has joined with the ONE Campaign to change our eating habits by creating a petition to world leaders imploring them to reduce chronic malnutrition by 2016. More
Bono Turns Factivist And Sees Good News On Poverty

Bono Turns Factivist And Sees Good News On Poverty Mar 18, 2013

When rocker and activist Bono spoke at a TED conference last month, he presented a series of facts to demonstrate a positive trend that he feels not enough people have recognized or are talking about. More
Stars Help Launch ONE's World AIDS Day Campaign

Stars Help Launch ONE's World AIDS Day Campaign Nov 29, 2012

ONE, the global anti-poverty group, has announced the launch of “It starts with me,” a YouTube video series designed to commemorate World AIDS Day and inspire global action in the fight against AIDS. More
Book Review: Bear Grylls' Survival Guide For Life

Book Review: Bear Grylls' Survival Guide For Life Nov 6, 2012

Bear Grylls is no stranger to overcoming adversity in the wild, but in his new book – “A Survival Guide For Life” – the TV adventurer shows us how his hard-won skills can be adapted for those of us who aren’t usually found parachuting into dangerous situations, eating bugs and sleeping on mountaintops. More
America Ferrera And Alexis Bledel Help Launch ONE's Women And Girls Initiative

America Ferrera And Alexis Bledel Help Launch ONE's Women And Girls Initiative Sep 26, 2012

ONE, the global anti-poverty group cofounded by Bono, is launching an initiative to drive awareness and action in support of programs that are helping women and girls lift themselves and their families out of extreme poverty. More
Stars Perform Prior To International AIDS Conference

Stars Perform Prior To International AIDS Conference Jul 26, 2012

On the eve of the opening of the historic International AIDS Conference, a stellar cast of artists, political leaders, and community activists came to Washington, D.C. to mark more than three decades of the global response to the HIV epidemic. More
John Legend's Show Me Campaign Announces Fellowship Winners

John Legend's Show Me Campaign Announces Fellowship Winners Jul 2, 2012

Last week, the Show Me Campaign announced the winners of its 2012 Show Me Campaign Fellowship. More
Stars Predict Beginning Of The End Of AIDS

Stars Predict Beginning Of The End Of AIDS Apr 2, 2012

Global grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization ONE launched a new PSA called “I Predict” to support their Beginning of the End of AIDS campaign yesterday. Through “I Predict,” ONE sets out to show viewers that, with public support and political will, the beginning of the end of AIDS – something that seemed unthinkable even 10 years ago – is now very much within reach. More
ABC News Supports Million Moms Challenge

ABC News Supports Million Moms Challenge Dec 13, 2011

March Of Dimes is joining ABC News and the United Nations Foundation in the recently launched Million Moms Challenge. More
Glee Stars Cover Do They Know It's Christmas For Charity

Glee Stars Cover Do They Know It's Christmas For Charity Dec 12, 2011

In the spirit of the holiday season, Glee will donate 100% of the net monies from the sales of their version of Band Aid’s 1984 hit “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” to The Band Aid Trust. More
Irish Tenor Performs Tribute To US Armed Forces

Irish Tenor Performs Tribute To US Armed Forces Nov 4, 2011

On October 20, the Embassy of New Zealand in Washington DC hosted its second-annual musical tribute to America’s armed forces, featuring world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, hosted by the ONE Campaign. More
Irish Tenor To Perform At New Zealand Embassy For ONE Campaign

Irish Tenor To Perform At New Zealand Embassy For ONE Campaign Oct 18, 2011

The Embassy of New Zealand in Washington DC and the ONE Campaign will host “A Special Tribute to U.S. Military Members, Their Families and Their Legacies,” Thursday, October 20, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Featuring a special performance by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns, the invitation-only ticketed Embassy gala will benefit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the USO of Metropolitan Washington. More
Bono And Celebrity Friends Lead PSA Against Famine

Bono And Celebrity Friends Lead PSA Against Famine Oct 4, 2011

Bono has recruited some of his celebrity friends – including George Clooney, Jessica Alba and Joe Jonas for a new charity PSA aimed at raising awareness about the famine in East Africa. More
Diane Sawyer Supports Million Moms Challenge

Diane Sawyer Supports Million Moms Challenge Sep 20, 2011

ABC News and the UN Foundation have launched an initiative engaging millions of Americans to support millions of moms across the globe around the critical issues of pregnancy, childbirth and children’s health — moms here helping moms worldwide. More
K’naan Returns Home To Help Fellow Somalians

K’naan Returns Home To Help Fellow Somalians Aug 30, 2011

Rap artist K'naan left his home in Canada last week to return to Somalia, the country his family left in the early ’90s during civil war and famine. Today, due to what the UN is calling the worst drought in a generation, the country is suffering yet another famine. More
Celebrities Call On World Leaders For Urgent Horn Of Africa Funds

Celebrities Call On World Leaders For Urgent Horn Of Africa Funds Jul 26, 2011

A group of global artists, activists and business leaders have signed a joint letter urging world leaders to step up their response to the famine in the Horn of Africa. They call on them to act “without reservation, prevarication or equivocation” when they meet at an emergency summit in Rome. More
Matt Damon To Be Honored For Charity At Critics' Choice Awards

Matt Damon To Be Honored For Charity At Critics' Choice Awards Jan 6, 2011

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced today that renowned actor and philanthropist Matt Damon will be presented with the fourth annual Joel Siegel Award at the 16th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. The ceremony will air live on VH1 on Friday, January 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT. More
Bono Interviews Barack Obama

Bono Interviews Barack Obama May 18, 2010

Will the 21st century be the African century? This is the question ONE's founders Bono and Bob Geldof examined by guest editing one of Canada’s top newspapers, the Globe and Mail, as part of a month of Africa content on the Globe’s website. More
Christy Turlington Wants To Ring You To Talk Charity

Christy Turlington Wants To Ring You To Talk Charity May 11, 2010

Christie Turlington Burns wants to ring you this Thursday on behalf of the ONE Campaign. More
Jessica Alba Takes 1GOAL Charity Campaign To Congress

Jessica Alba Takes 1GOAL Charity Campaign To Congress Apr 22, 2010

Jessica Alba was in Washington DC yesterday to campaign US Congress leaders to raise the standards of education in Africa through an Education For All Act. More
Bono Makes Charity Trip To Kenya

Bono Makes Charity Trip To Kenya Apr 2, 2010

Bono was in Nairobi last month for the Pan African Media Conference where discussions took place about various issues relevant to the continent, but most important to Bono were the discussions on development. More