Glenn Close to Host 9th Annual Revels & Revelations Event

Glenn Close to Host 9th Annual Revels & Revelations Event Nov 23, 2021

Glenn Close and the Bring Change 2 Mind (BC2M) Board of Directors will host “Revels & Revelations 9,” a special celebration in support of teen mental health on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at City Winery in New York City. More
Millicent Simmonds Hosts Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals

Millicent Simmonds Hosts Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals Nov 22, 2021

Deaf advocate, and actress Millicent Simmonds hosted last week’s Media Access Awards, in partnership with nonprofit disability services provider Easterseals. More
Celebrities To Take Part In Global's 2021 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

Celebrities To Take Part In Global's 2021 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Oct 21, 2021

Today, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) announced GRAMMY Award-winning artist, songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist Sara Bareilles will perform at GLOBAL’s virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday, November 13, 2021. More
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Named Newest Special Olympics Global Ambassadors

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Named Newest Special Olympics Global Ambassadors Oct 5, 2021

Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger have been named the newest Special Olympics Global Ambassadors, join­­­ing the frontlines of the global movement for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. More
In Memory Of Ed Asner, 1929-2021

In Memory Of Ed Asner, 1929-2021 Aug 30, 2021

It is with great sadness we farewell Ed Asner, who died this week at the age of 91. More
Stars Join Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

Stars Join Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Apr 1, 2021

Nonprofit disability services provider and resource Easterseals Southern California announced today that Critics Choice Award-winning comedian and actor Michelle Buteau, Actor Matthew Jeffers (New Amsterdam), Academy Award nominee Paul Raci (Sound of Metal), and Tony Award-winning actor Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!), will all serve as presenters during the 2021 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: Home Edition 2.0 virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, May 6. More
Special Olympics And WWE Debut New Resources to Help Athletes With Intellectual Disabilities

Special Olympics And WWE Debut New Resources to Help Athletes With Intellectual Disabilities Mar 23, 2021

Special Olympics has partnered with WWE to debut new resources to help athletes with intellectual disabilities stay fit and healthy during COVID-19. More
Newman's Own Foundation Pledges $1 Million to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Newman's Own Foundation Pledges $1 Million to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Feb 22, 2021

Newman's Own Foundation has committed $1 million to the rebuilding of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp following a significant fire on February 12 that destroyed a number of buildings on the Ashford, Connecticut, site. More
Best Buddies International And Tom Brady Launch Specialty License Plate in Florida

Best Buddies International And Tom Brady Launch Specialty License Plate in Florida Dec 17, 2020

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to create opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce that Florida residents can now pre-purchase the organization’s first-ever specialty license plate featuring Best Buddies Global Ambassador and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback, Tom Brady. More
Global Down Syndrome Foundation Raises Crucial Awareness At The First Ever Virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

Global Down Syndrome Foundation Raises Crucial Awareness At The First Ever Virtual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Nov 23, 2020

This weekend, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GLOBAL) went virtual for the first time ever and raised over $1.9 million. More
Filmmaker and Celebrated Actors with Disabilities Team with Easterseals

Filmmaker and Celebrated Actors with Disabilities Team with Easterseals Apr 20, 2020

Easterseals releases new, timely and critically important Public Service Announcements about safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and encourages all of us to #StayHomeSaveLives. More
Newman's Own Foundation Supports Leadership Development

Newman's Own Foundation Supports Leadership Development Mar 16, 2020

Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced grants supporting internal professional and leadership development for nutrition-focused nonprofits. More
The Duchess of Cambridge's Message to Mark Place2Be Children’s Mental Health Week

The Duchess of Cambridge's Message to Mark Place2Be Children’s Mental Health Week Feb 5, 2020

Earlier this week, the Duchess of Cambridge released a special message to mark the Place2Be Children’s Mental Health Week 2020. More
Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday

Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday Dec 3, 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday, and people everywhere are giving back to their communities and the wider world. More
Pink To Receive People's Champion Award at E! People's Choice Awards

Pink To Receive People's Champion Award at E! People's Choice Awards Nov 1, 2019

E! has announced that global superstar Pink will be celebrated with “The People’s Champion of 2019” award at the “E! People’s Choice Awards.” More
The 16th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented By Pepsi-Cola

The 16th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented By Pepsi-Cola Sep 5, 2019

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that California Governor Gavin Newsom, will serve as Honorary Chair, alongside Steve Hearst, for the 16th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle presented by Pepsi-Cola. More
JK Rowling To Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award

JK Rowling To Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Aug 14, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights today announced its 2019 Ripple of Hope laureates: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, JK Rowling, writer of the renowned Harry Potter series and founder of the children’s charity Lumos; Wendy Abrams, environmental activist and founder of Cool Globes, Inc; and Glen Tullman, founder and executive chairman of Livongo Health. More
Special Olympics Continues The Revolution is Inclusion Campaign and Kicks Off Global Week of Inclusion

Special Olympics Continues The Revolution is Inclusion Campaign and Kicks Off Global Week of Inclusion Jul 16, 2019

During the month of July, Special Olympics is continuing “The Revolution is Inclusion” five-year global campaign targeting the younger generation of Millennials and Centennials by demonstrating that inclusion is all about togetherness. More
20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port Raises $6.6 Million

20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port Raises $6.6 Million Jun 17, 2019

This year, over 2,000 people participated in the 20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port presented by Pepsi-Cola and Shaw’s and Star Market Foundation, a cycling, run and walk fundraiser from Boston to Hyannis Port, May 31 – June 1. More
Join Tom Brady At The 20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port

Join Tom Brady At The 20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port May 30, 2019

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port , presented by Pepsi-Cola and Shaw’s and Star Market Foundation, will take place May 31 – June 1. More
Chelsea Clinton Honored At Beat The Odds Gala

Chelsea Clinton Honored At Beat The Odds Gala Mar 5, 2019

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Children's Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) hosted its annual Beat the Odds (BTO) Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. More
Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala

Children's Defense Fund To Celebrate 2019 Beat The Odds Gala Feb 22, 2019

On Monday, February 25, 2019, the Children's Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) will host its annual Beat the Odds (BTO) Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. More
Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Schools In Support Of Children's Mental Health

Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Schools In Support Of Children's Mental Health Feb 13, 2019

At the start of Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, The Duchess of Cambridge visited Lavender Primary School and Alperton Community School to find out more about the support offered to students, teachers and parents to help with mental wellbeing. More
Tom Brady Joined Gillette for a Victory Shave to Benefit Local Boston Charities

Tom Brady Joined Gillette for a Victory Shave to Benefit Local Boston Charities Feb 12, 2019

Three weeks ago, Gillette re-committed itself to both demonstrating and celebrating all that it means to be a man at his best in today’s world. Today, the brand is putting a very Boston-friendly twist on that commitment, partnering with team captain Tom Brady to mark the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl championship with a celebratory “shave-down” for charity. More
Stars Attend Children's Defense Fund Beat The Odds Awards

Stars Attend Children's Defense Fund Beat The Odds Awards Dec 11, 2018

The Children's Defense Fund–California hosted its 28th Annual Beat the Odds Awards ceremony on December 6, 2018, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. More
Sightsavers: $105 Million Disease Fund Launched at Nelson Mandela Concert

Sightsavers: $105 Million Disease Fund Launched at Nelson Mandela Concert Dec 5, 2018

Leading philanthropists have set up a $105 million fund to help end a disease that has plagued humanity since antiquity. More
Children's Defense Fund To Host 2018 Beat The Odds Awards

Children's Defense Fund To Host 2018 Beat The Odds Awards Dec 3, 2018

Children's Defense Fund-California (CDF-CA) will host its 28th annual Beat the Odds ceremony on December 6, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. More
22nd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Le Cirque De La Nuit

22nd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Le Cirque De La Nuit Nov 13, 2018

Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala at Mana Wynwood on Friday, November 16. More
Dave Grohl Steps Up to Headline Autism Speaks’ Into The Blue Gala

Dave Grohl Steps Up to Headline Autism Speaks’ Into The Blue Gala Sep 28, 2018

Dave Grohl, frontman for the multiple Grammy award-winning band Foo Fighters – and who headlined the Autism Speaks “Blue Jean Ball” in 2013 – returns to headline the organization’s “Into the Blue” gala on October 4, 2018 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. More
15th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented by Pepsi-Cola

15th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented by Pepsi-Cola Sep 7, 2018

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that Steve Hearst and California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 15th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle presented by Pepsi-Cola. More