Friends of the High Line – a group dedicated to the preservation and reuse of the High Line, a 1.5-mile-long historic elevated rail structure on the West Side of Manhattan – is teaming up with actor Edward Norton in a challenge to help raise funds to support the construction and ongoing maintenance of the High Line.
Nobel peace laureates gathered in summit in Paris on Friday 12th December to award Irish rocker-turned-activist Bono the annual “Man of Peace” prize for his struggle against poverty, disease and debt in Africa.
Feeding America (formerly America’s Second Harvest) – the largest hunger-fighting charity in the US – has joined forces with Netflix, the world’s largest online movie rental service, to create a new charity initiative with the help of Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Ben Affleck and Scarlett Johansson.
Actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow, who’s just returned from a three day visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo, urged all armed groups in North Kivu to allow aid organizations to provide life saving assistance to women and children.
On Sunday January 25th, join Music School Inc, the DAD (Drums and Disabilities) program, special celebrity judges and many of the best and brightest in local drummers for the seventh installment of the widely popular and successful DRUMFIGHT.
Will Smith is continuing to promote his latest film ‘Seven Pounds’ with an impressive attitude and an infectious spirit. The film, which opens December 19, is a drama about a man who helps total strangers, and this is precisely what Smith has been doing via hundreds of turkeys he’s been buying for the needy.
At the Nobel Peace Concert that Scarlett Johansson and Michael Caine hosted in Oslo, Norway, earlier this month, former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari’s ‘mediation as a means to ending conflict and solving world problems’ was celebrated.
Yesterday, December 14, a first-of-its-kind holiday tribute to unite the American Nation, salute the men and women who serve the United States of America, and honor their families was held in Times Square, New York
ICAP (IAP.L), the world’s premier interdealer broker, raised $16.3 million (£11 million) worldwide on its 16th annual Charity Day, beating the $13.7 million (£9.2 million) raised in 2007. The money raised will be donated to over 100 charities worldwide.
Tennis star Andy Roddick will be joined by Serena Williams, John Isner, and Caroline Wozniacki for a series of exhibition tennis matches to raise money for the Andy Roddick Foundation over the next few days.
Celebrities famed for their extreme shopping could be feeling a little more saintly this year thanks to a new online shopping service that could turn them into some of the Britain’s biggest charity givers.