AARP The Magazine Celebrates 18th Annual Movies for Grownups

AARP The Magazine Celebrates 18th Annual Movies for Grownups Feb 14, 2019

AARP The Magazine’s 18th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards were held last week at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills, celebrating 2018’s standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizing the inspiring artists who make them. More
Artists for Peace and Justice Thanks BOVET 1822 for $5M+ Donation

Artists for Peace and Justice Thanks BOVET 1822 for $5M+ Donation Feb 4, 2019

Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ), an organization whose mission is to alleviate poverty around the world, with immediate efforts serving the poorest communities in Haiti, wishes to pay thanks to strategic partner BOVET 1822, Swiss Manufacturer of luxury timepieces, for their six-year contribution of over $5 Million. More
Sarah Drew And Oscar Nunez To Star In The Actors Fund's I Love Lucy Benefit Performance

Sarah Drew And Oscar Nunez To Star In The Actors Fund's I Love Lucy Benefit Performance Jan 29, 2019

The Actors Fund — the national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan — announced today that television favorites Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy) and Oscar Nuñez (The Office) will portray Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom by Gregg Oppenheimer, on Saturday, March 2 (7pm) at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. More
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Juan Manuel Santos and Zeid Raad Al Hussein Join The Elders

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Juan Manuel Santos and Zeid Raad Al Hussein Join The Elders Jan 25, 2019

The Elders announced this week with great pleasure that three new members have joined the group: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia and Nobel Peace Laureate 2011; Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Laureate 2016; and Zeid Raad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 2014-18. More
Barrett-Jackson Car Auction Raises a Record $9.6 Million for Charity

Barrett-Jackson Car Auction Raises a Record $9.6 Million for Charity Jan 24, 2019

Barrett-Jackson was the epicenter for raising much-needed funds and awareness on behalf of deserving charities nationwide at its 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 12-20, 2019, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. More
The Elders Urge Peaceful Resolution of Zimbabwe Crisis Through Inclusive Dialogue

The Elders Urge Peaceful Resolution of Zimbabwe Crisis Through Inclusive Dialogue Jan 23, 2019

The Elders have expressed deep concern at the worsening social and economic crisis in Zimbabwe amid reports of killings, arrests and intimidation of opposition and civil society figures and a shutdown of internet access. More
Farm Aid Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

Farm Aid Announces 2018 Grant Recipients Dec 20, 2018

In the midst of the worst farm crisis since the 1980s, Farm Aid announced today that it distributed more than half a million dollars in grant funding in 2018. More
The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success

The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success Dec 13, 2018

The Elders today welcomed the signing of the United Nations Global Compact for Migration in Marrakesh as a means of strengthening nation states’ ability to manage migratory flows by emphasising coordination and solidarity. More
Jewel Kilcher to Receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award

Jewel Kilcher to Receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award Dec 12, 2018

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Jewel, award winning singer-songwriter, actress and New York Times best-selling author, has been selected for membership in this prestigious organization. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit

The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit Dec 3, 2018

Failure by G20 countries to take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies would be a global betrayal that threatens irreversible climate catastrophe, The Elders warned today. More
The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal

The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal Nov 28, 2018

The Elders have written to the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, to welcome his commitment to the peace agreement signed by his predecessor Jose Manuel Santos and to encourage its full implementation to further the causes of peace and reconciliation. More
Nile Rogers To Perform At Nordoff Robbins Carol Service

Nile Rogers To Perform At Nordoff Robbins Carol Service Nov 26, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins is delighted this December to again be hosting a magical evening of Christmas carols, celebrity readings and sparkling musical performances. More
Cedric the Entertainer Hosts 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic Benefiting Television Academy Foundation

Cedric the Entertainer Hosts 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic Benefiting Television Academy Foundation Nov 12, 2018

The star-studded 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic raised $335,000 for the Television Academy Foundation. More
Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks

Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Nov 9, 2018

Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, and his wife Kate Capshaw presented Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks with the Institute’s 2018 Ambassadors for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala Monday night in Los Angeles. More
The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade

The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade Nov 2, 2018

The Elders have called on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent action to bring an end to the blockade of Yemen and avert a worsening humanitarian catastrophe. More
Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders

Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders Nov 2, 2018

The Elders announced today that their new Chair will be Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. More
The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law

The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law Nov 1, 2018

The Elders have expressed their grave concern at the unprecedented situation in Sri Lanka following President Maithripala Sirisena’s unconstitutional decision to dismiss Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and suspend Parliament. More
More Stars To Join The Actors Fund's 5th Annual Looking Ahead Awards

More Stars To Join The Actors Fund's 5th Annual Looking Ahead Awards Oct 24, 2018

The Actors Fund has announced a star-studded lineup for the 2018 Looking Ahead Awards hosted by Garrett Clayton (“Hairspray Live!,” “Teen Beach Movie”) and Ashley Argota (“The Fosters”) on Sunday, October 28 from 4-8pm at the magnificent Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. More
Your Chance To Hang Out With Karrueche Tran And Get A Manicure From CLAWS Nail Artist

Your Chance To Hang Out With Karrueche Tran And Get A Manicure From CLAWS Nail Artist Oct 18, 2018

Actress Karrueche Tran is offering up the chance to hang out with her and get manicures from official CLAWS nail artist Morgan Dixon. More
Farm Aid Activates Family Farm Disaster Fund In Response To Impact From Hurricane Florence

Farm Aid Activates Family Farm Disaster Fund In Response To Impact From Hurricane Florence Oct 11, 2018

As farmers and ranchers in North and South Carolina deal with the impact of historic rainfall and flooding from Hurricane Florence, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund to provide direct aid to organizations helping family farmers in the affected region. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster

The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster Oct 10, 2018

The Elders today urged world leaders to meet and increase their political ambition and financial commitments so radical action is taken to keep global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More
Stars Perform At Nordoff Robbins Get Loud 2018

Stars Perform At Nordoff Robbins Get Loud 2018 Oct 4, 2018

Serving up an unforgettable night of music, Nordoff Robbins' Get Loud 2018 delivered an evening of incredible shows, raising awareness of the life-changing work they do and the power of music therapy. More
The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis

The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis Sep 21, 2018

The Elders have written to twelve key world leaders urging them to step up their efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) and attend a United Nations summit in New York on the topic on 26 September. More
Stars To Be Honored At The Actors Fund 2018 Looking Ahead Awards

Stars To Be Honored At The Actors Fund 2018 Looking Ahead Awards Sep 20, 2018

The Actors Fund has announced that the 2018 Looking Ahead Awards will honor the cast of Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack,” Raven-Symoné and Monique Coleman on Sunday, October 28 from 4-8pm at the magnificent Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. More
Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege

Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege Sep 18, 2018

The Elders strongly urge the three guarantors of the “Astana Process” – Iran, Russia and Turkey – to overcome their recent differences and work hand-in-hand to prevent heavy civilian casualties in Syria’s Idlib region. A large-scale offensive there appears imminent. More
Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala Presented by BOVET Raises $1.4 million

Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala Presented by BOVET Raises $1.4 million Sep 12, 2018

An impressive 1.4 million dollars was raised at the tenth annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by BOVET, held at the Windsor Arms Hotel during the Toronto film festival. More
The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms

The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms Sep 11, 2018

The Elders concluded a visit to India by commending the country’s leaders at national and state level for a series of ambitious health reforms which have the potential to improve the health and wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people. More
The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India

The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India Sep 10, 2018

The Elders today called on India’s leaders to increase public financing on health and show sustained political commitment to deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which would help lift tens of millions of people out of poor health and poverty. More
The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy

The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy Aug 24, 2018

The Elders today urged Zimbabweans at every level in society to uphold the democratic rights to justice and peaceful protest, and refrain from words or actions that could incite violence, drawing on the counsel of their late Chair, Kofi Annan (1938-2018). More
AARP Mourns Aretha Franklin's Passing

AARP Mourns Aretha Franklin's Passing Aug 24, 2018

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released a statement in reaction to the news of music legend Aretha Franklin's passing. More