Celebrities Wear Their Hearts On Their Sleeves

Celebrities Wear Their Hearts On Their Sleeves Aug 21, 2007

This Summer has seen both style and flair in the fashion world, and nowhere has this been more evident than in the clothes worn by celebrities. From the metallic mini-dresses that made a splash at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards to the dazzling array of gowns seen at the 79th Academy Awards, celebrity fashions have made it a year to remember. Yet, in a season that has included a host of environmental and humanitarian events, many stars have used what they wear to raise awareness of some big social and ecological subjects. They have embraced issue-based labels as a way of provoking thought on some of the most important problems facing the world today. More
Farm Aid Concert Lineup Announced

Farm Aid Concert Lineup Announced Aug 10, 2007

Farm Aid has announced the full lineup of performers for its upcoming day-long event, Farm Aid 2007: A HOMEGROWN Festival. Artists representing a variety of genres are slated to join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews on Sunday, September 9 at Randall’s Island in New York City. The show will promote food from family farmers and raise funds for Farm Aid’s work throughout the year to strengthen family farm agriculture. More
Linkin Park VIP Packages Available on eBay

Linkin Park VIP Packages Available on eBay Aug 8, 2007

Linkin Park fans have just one day left to bid on VIP packages for the Project Revolution Tour. The band is auctioning off VIP packages, inviting fans to help them raise funds for their Music for Relief Foundation. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Wants to Turn Man’s Darkest Hour Into Its Finest

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants to Turn Man’s Darkest Hour Into Its Finest Jul 30, 2007

Leonardo DiCaprio is to release his long-awaited feature length documentary, The 11th Hour, in August. Inspired by former U.S. vice president Al Gore's fight for environmental issues in the 90s, DiCaprio put himself in the film as a concerned citizen asking experts some tough environmental questions. More
Damon Is Back for ONE X ONE

Damon Is Back for ONE X ONE Jul 29, 2007

Matt Damon will once again host ONEXONE's annual Difference Awards ceremony on September 9. Among those being recognized this year for their extraordinary efforts towards fighting child poverty and suffering will be Richard Gere, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Phil Fontaine and Petra Nemcova. More
Lowes Fight For Eco Causes

Lowes Fight For Eco Causes Jul 19, 2007

Rob Lowe and his brother Chad Lowe have recently been travelling on independent missions to tackle environmental issues. More
Gibson Supports Green Rubber

Gibson Supports Green Rubber Jul 16, 2007

Mel Gibson is going all out to recycle tire rubber by applying his charismatic star appeal to help kick-start a venture by Green Rubber’s in New Mexico. Gibson has been a long-time crusader for practical solutions to environmental problems, so his collaboration with Green Rubber Global was no surprise. He is one of the financial backers for the enterprise — a subsidiary of Petra Group, which has invented the world’s first commercially-viable, waste-free way to recycle tires. More
Live Earth Rocks the Planet

Live Earth Rocks the Planet Jul 9, 2007

They came, they rocked, they conquered. 07/07/07 saw the Live Earth concerts take place on 7 continents, and the event will go down in history and in people’s hearts as one of the greatest spectacles ever staged. More
eBay Busy With Charity Auctions

eBay Busy With Charity Auctions Jul 6, 2007

Ebay Giving Works, the program set up by the internet giant dedicated to charity auctions, is busy this month with an influx of musicians selling items for good causes. More
Live Earth Offers An Evening With Spinal Tap

Live Earth Offers An Evening With Spinal Tap Jul 4, 2007

A dinner with a difference is for sale on Ebay. The organisers of Live Earth are auctioning a special meal with members of rock group Spinal Tap, as part of their lead-up to the Live Earth concerts on July 7. More
Music Legends Bring Farm Aid to New York

Music Legends Bring Farm Aid to New York Jun 26, 2007

What other better way to raise awareness and funds than having a fun filled annual concert loaded with country, blues and rock music? Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews seem to be doing a great job in creating such fun with a cause. More
Conservation International Hosts 20th Anniversary Dinner

Conservation International Hosts 20th Anniversary Dinner Jun 20, 2007

Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, and Meredith Brokaw (the wife of Tom Brokaw) were just some of the celebrities and business leaders present at the Conservation International 20th Anniversary Chicago Fundraising Dinner on June 14th. Held at the Four Seasons Hotel, the event raised over $1 million for Conservation International projects. More
Hill, McGraw and More Become Cartier LOVECHARITY Ambassadors

Hill, McGraw and More Become Cartier LOVECHARITY Ambassadors Jun 7, 2007

Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Djimon Hounsou, and Eva Mendes are among the list of 2007 Cartier LOVECHARITY Bracelet Ambassadors. More
Madonna Pens Song For Live Earth

Madonna Pens Song For Live Earth May 24, 2007

Madonna has written a song in support of the Live Earth concert series, at which she will be one of the growing number of big-name performers. More
Elton's Charity To Raise AIDS Awareness In India

Elton's Charity To Raise AIDS Awareness In India May 21, 2007

Sir Elton John has joined with CARE International UK and other leading international aid agencies to put food at the forefront of the fight against HIV and AIDS in India. More
Oprah Tops Celebrity Philanthropy A-List

Oprah Tops Celebrity Philanthropy A-List May 12, 2007

A list of the 30 largest public donations made by celebrities in the past year puts Oprah in the top spot. More
Spinal Tap Reunite for Live Earth

Spinal Tap Reunite for Live Earth May 4, 2007

Spinal Tap will reunite onstage this July at the Live Earth event in Wembley Stadium, London. More
Hungry For Harrison

Hungry For Harrison Apr 20, 2007

Harrison Ford can be bought! You can place the winning eBay bid to dine with the humble humanitarian. The highest bid for the lunch for two currently stands at over $10,000, with three days left in the auction. More
Stars Send "Cool" Texts

Stars Send "Cool" Texts Apr 18, 2007

Scissor Sisters and Sienna Miller have joined the Global Cool SMS Initiative, and will be rewarding fans who sign up for the campaign with “cool” text messages every month. More
Kevin Bacon Launches “SixDegrees.org”

Kevin Bacon Launches “SixDegrees.org” Jan 23, 2007

Kevin Bacon has launched SixDegrees.org, a new web site that builds on the popularity of the “small world phenomenon” to create a charitable social network and inspire giving to charities online. More
The Hollywood Cookbook Launch Party

The Hollywood Cookbook Launch Party Nov 20, 2006

Stars and food converged at Kitchen Academy in Hollywood last night for a party launching The Hollywood Cookbook — a beautiful 271-page hardcover collection of sumptuous recipes, each accompanied by a large photo, from the personal kitchens of 20 celebrities and 6 world-class chefs. Five dollars from each purchase benefits 20 important charities dear to the hearts of the celebrity contributors. More
Charity Founded by Steve Irwin to Sell Wristbands Benefiting Wildlife

Charity Founded by Steve Irwin to Sell Wristbands Benefiting Wildlife Nov 6, 2006

Though Steve Irwin was tragically killed in September diving off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, his legacy will live on in charities that work to help save endangered wildlife. More
Sachs Appeal - Who is Jeffrey Sachs?

Sachs Appeal - Who is Jeffrey Sachs? Oct 18, 2006

Brad Pitt sang his praises at the ONEXONE fundraiser, and George Soros donated $50 million to the program which he directs, the UN Millennium Project. Bono and Madonna are also big supporters, and Angelina Jolie has filmed an MTV special promoting his work. More
Google.org Operating as a For-Profit Charitable Organization

Google.org Operating as a For-Profit Charitable Organization Oct 16, 2006

Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have brought together all of their company’s charitable efforts in the form of Google.org, an organization that works to solve problems associated with poverty, disease, and the environment worldwide while simultaneously relying on a for-profit business model. More
Pitt and Jolie Donate Millions to Charities

Pitt and Jolie Donate Millions to Charities Sep 22, 2006

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are donating $1 million dollars each to Global Action for Children and Doctors Without Borders. More
Irwin supporters give $1.5m to charity

Irwin supporters give $1.5m to charity Sep 22, 2006

Following the death of popular Australian wildlife filmmaker and conservationist Steve Irwin on 4th September, an estimated 300m viewers worldwide watched the televised memorial service. More
Steve Irwin Killed While Filming

Steve Irwin Killed While Filming Sep 4, 2006

Conservationist Steve Irwin, died today after being fatally pierced through the heart by a stingray barb. More
How a trip to Africa changed Michelle Wright's life

How a trip to Africa changed Michelle Wright's life Sep 1, 2006

Canadian-born Michelle Wright's latest record Everything and More is clearly one of the happiest, most filled-with-gratitude country-ish albums you’ll hear. More
How To Make A Charity Quilt

How To Make A Charity Quilt Aug 11, 2006

Canadian singer Nelly Furtado plans to raise funds for environmental group The Land Conservancy by auctioning a handmade patchwork quilt. More
Streisand Donates $1M to Climate Change Initiative

Streisand Donates $1M to Climate Change Initiative Aug 11, 2006

Singer Barbra Streisand announced this week that she will donate $1M to former president Bill Clinton’s favourite charity, the Climate Change Initiative. More