Lily Tomlin Headlines Wait Wait…Don't Kill Me! 2 Comedy Benefit

Lily Tomlin Headlines Wait Wait…Don't Kill Me! 2 Comedy Benefit May 3, 2018

Emmy and Tony-winning, Academy Award-nominated actress and animal advocate Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) joined actress June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie), Craig Ferguson (The Craig Ferguson Show), and Whitney Cummings (Unforgettable) to bring the laughs to “Wait Wait…Don’t Kill Me-2!,” a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment benefiting Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTA) on Friday, April 27 at 8:00 p.m. at Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. More
Conservation International Releases Virtual Reality Project My Africa Worldwide

Conservation International Releases Virtual Reality Project My Africa Worldwide May 3, 2018

Conservation International has released its latest virtual reality project “My Africa” worldwide on the WITHIN app. More
James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA

James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA May 1, 2018

“By now, you’ve probably been told to go vegan. Right?” begins James Cromwell in a new video for PETA, in which he solemnly lists the numerous reasons why he’s been vegan for decades — from kindness to animals and a smaller carbon footprint to a boost in health. More
Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts

Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts Apr 27, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Pamela Anderson, Joanna Lumley, Shelley Morrison, and Marilu Henner are among a host of international stars supporting a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the suffering of wild animals in travelling circuses in the United States, through the passing of H.R. 1759, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA). More
Lisa Vanderpump to Receive Lily Tomlin Award at Voice For The Animals Foundation Comedy Show

Lisa Vanderpump to Receive Lily Tomlin Award at Voice For The Animals Foundation Comedy Show Apr 26, 2018

Lisa Jane Vanderpump, philanthropist, entrepreneur and television star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules, will receive the Lily Tomlin Award at “Wait Wait…Don’t Kill Me-2!,” a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment benefiting Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTA) at the Broad Stage Theatre in Santa Monica on Friday, April 27. More
Cecily Strong Honored At ASPCA 21st Annual Bergh Ball

Cecily Strong Honored At ASPCA 21st Annual Bergh Ball Apr 25, 2018

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)honored longtime event chair members and ASPCA volunteers Laura Zambelli Barket and Mindy Fortin as well as actress and animal advocate Cecily Strong last week at the ASPCA’s 21st annual Bergh Ball. More
Cow Saved From Slaughter Named After Popular TV Star

Cow Saved From Slaughter Named After Popular TV Star Apr 24, 2018

The Gentle Barn, a national non-profit animal sanctuary that saves animals from abuse and neglect has an inspiring new rescue story. More
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is Saluted by Film Critics Nationwide as Americans Celebrate Their Furry Friends with National Pet Observances

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is Saluted by Film Critics Nationwide as Americans Celebrate Their Furry Friends with National Pet Observances Apr 20, 2018

As pet lovers celebrate their furry friends throughout the month of April — National Pet Day, April 11; Kids and Pet Day, April 26; and National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day April 30 — critics from coast to coast have embraced the heartwarming, animated family tale Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, based on the incredible, documented true story of a scrappy, little stray dog who became a celebrated hero on the battlefield during World War I. More
Victoria Principal and Oceana Unite Against Offshore Drilling

Victoria Principal and Oceana Unite Against Offshore Drilling Apr 16, 2018

Actress, author and businesswoman Victoria Principal has announced that she will double the impact of individual gifts by matching donations to Oceana up to $50,000 to help protect U.S. coasts from the dangers of offshore oil and gas. More
Jane Goodall Meets Leonardo DiCaprio At Charity Event

Jane Goodall Meets Leonardo DiCaprio At Charity Event Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Jane Goodall met with Leonardo DiCaprio and Moby at an event in LA this week. More
Ricky Gervais Donates A Total Of $420,000 To Charities Worldwide

Ricky Gervais Donates A Total Of $420,000 To Charities Worldwide Apr 9, 2018

Ricky Gervais's 120-date worldwide tour, Humanity has raised $420,000 for animal & cancer charities worldwide because of profits made on the Platinum Ticket sales. More
Patrick Stewart Visits ASPCA Canine Annex For Recovery And Enrichment For National Dogfighting Awareness Day

Patrick Stewart Visits ASPCA Canine Annex For Recovery And Enrichment For National Dogfighting Awareness Day Apr 6, 2018

April 8 is National Dogfighting Awareness Day, an annual day to raise awareness about the prevalence of dogfighting and encourage animal lovers to take action against it. More
Isaac Mizrahi To Emcee ASPCA 21st Anniversary Bergh Ball

Isaac Mizrahi To Emcee ASPCA 21st Anniversary Bergh Ball Apr 6, 2018

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced it will honor longtime event chair members and ASPCA volunteers Laura Zambelli Barket and Mindy Fortin as well as actress and animal advocate Cecily Strong at the ASPCA Bergh Ball. More
Rob Thomas And VNUE's set.fm Raise More Than $10K For Sidewalk Angels Foundation

Rob Thomas And VNUE's set.fm Raise More Than $10K For Sidewalk Angels Foundation Apr 4, 2018

VNUE, Inc. announced today that it raised more than $10,000 for the Sidewalk Angels Foundation from its instant live recordings of international superstar and Grammy-winner Rob Thomas' three sold-out January shows at the Borgata Casino Music Box in Atlantic City, New Jersey. More
Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban

Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban Mar 28, 2018

Queen guitarist and animal advocate Brian May CBE joined the UK’s leading animal-protection groups at 10 Downing Street this week to hand in a petition with 425,834 signatures urging Prime Minister Theresa May to introduce a UK animal-fur import ban. More
More Stars Named For Comedy Night

More Stars Named For Comedy Night Mar 22, 2018

Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTS) presents “Wait Wait…Don’t Kill Me 2!,” a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment that will hilariously take on the year in animal news, views and other topical animal events. More
Humane Society of the United States Supports Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Humane Society of the United States Supports Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero Mar 22, 2018

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, which marches into theaters everywhere April 13, is based on the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond between a young Soldier and a stray dog who, for his valorous feats, was the first dog promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army, remains the most decorated dog in U.S. Armed Forces history and is widely considered the forerunner to the Army’s working dog program. More
Ricky Gervais: Ban On Wild Animal Circus Acts Needs To Happen Without Delay

Ricky Gervais: Ban On Wild Animal Circus Acts Needs To Happen Without Delay Mar 22, 2018

Comedian Ricky Gervais has urged an end to the “madness”, supporting Animal Defenders International (ADI) in its call for a UK-wide ban on wild animal circus acts without delay. More
San Francisco Native Alicia Silverstone Wants City To Ban Fur

San Francisco Native Alicia Silverstone Wants City To Ban Fur Mar 19, 2018

As the San Francisco Board of Supervisors prepares to vote on a city-wide ban on fur sales, native San Franciscan Alicia Silverstone sent a letter on PETA’s behalf today asking board members to follow the examples of West Hollywood and Berkeley and make San Francisco a fur-free city. More
Charitybuzz Launches Curates: Music Fundraising Campaign

Charitybuzz Launches Curates: Music Fundraising Campaign Mar 16, 2018

Music lovers, look no further for your next memorable experience or exclusive artist swag – Charitybuzz’s Curates: Music campaign has launched, featuring 100+ auction lots, from unmatched VIP access to exclusive meet-and-greets and coveted memorabilia. More
Diane Warren Donates Song to Help End DOD’s Trauma Drills on Animals

Diane Warren Donates Song to Help End DOD’s Trauma Drills on Animals Mar 15, 2018

Grammy winner Diane Warren, who has written nine number-one hits, today wrote something else: a letter to military leaders at 17 bases across the United States asking them to get in sync with congressional efforts to end archaic trauma training drills on live animals and switch to using sophisticated human simulators instead. More
Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK

Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK Mar 14, 2018

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 31 of Britain’s biggest stars urging her to introduce a UK ban on animal-fur imports. More
Lily Tomlin Joins Voice For The Animals 2018 Comedy Night

Lily Tomlin Joins Voice For The Animals 2018 Comedy Night Mar 14, 2018

Emmy and Tony-winning, Academy Award-nominated actress and animal advocate Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) joins co-star June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) and other comedic guests to bring the laughs to “Wait Wait…Don’t Kill Me!,” a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment benefiting Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTA) that will hilariously take on the year in animal news, views and other topical animal events. More
Liev Schreiber and His Hurricane Harvey Rescue Pups Are Now PETA Pinups

Liev Schreiber and His Hurricane Harvey Rescue Pups Are Now PETA Pinups Mar 13, 2018

In a series of snapshots, Liev Schreiber snuggles up to brother-and-sister puppy duo Woody and Willow for a new PETA ad that proclaims, “Adopt! Once You Do, You Won’t Be Able to Picture Your Life Without Them!” More
National Treasures Delighted UK Circus Ban In Sight

National Treasures Delighted UK Circus Ban In Sight Mar 6, 2018

News that wild animal circuses are to be banned in England within two years has been welcomed by legendary English actors Brian Blessed and Joanna Lumley, long-standing supporters of Animal Defenders International (ADI) and its campaign to stop circus suffering. More
Edie Falco and PETA President To Talk About Our Obligations to the Animal Kingdom

Edie Falco and PETA President To Talk About Our Obligations to the Animal Kingdom Mar 1, 2018

On March 24, Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos star Edie Falco will introduce PETA President and founder Ingrid Newkirk as she kicks off her new speaking tour at a special event in Fort Lauderdale. More
Lily Tomlin Leaves Message on Every Texas A&M Phone: End Muscular Dystrophy Tests on Dogs

Lily Tomlin Leaves Message on Every Texas A&M Phone: End Muscular Dystrophy Tests on Dogs Feb 28, 2018

More than 5,000 staff members of Texas A&M University (TAMU) picked up the phone this week to hear an unexpected voice on the other end: Hollywood icon Lily Tomlin was on the line pleading for their support in urging TAMU President Michael Young to end the school’s muscular dystrophy (MD) experiments on dogs. More
Sam Neill and Jane Goodall Want to Ban the Bag

Sam Neill and Jane Goodall Want to Ban the Bag Feb 27, 2018

Greenpeace have an important message from their most recent plastic campaign recruit, actor Sam Neill. More
PETA Announces First-Ever Oscats Awards

PETA Announces First-Ever Oscats Awards Feb 27, 2018

In the height of awards season, PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is announcing its first-ever Oscats awards, honoring the movies and stars in 2017 who promoted kindness to animals through positive story lines and the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI). More
David Harbour Dances, Javier Bardem Dives for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

David Harbour Dances, Javier Bardem Dives for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary Feb 22, 2018

Berlin – A Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic seafloor, including an area never before visited by humans, has found sensitive marine ecosystems featuring sponges, corals, basket stars and sea feathers. More