Billy Joel - A Philanthropic Man

Billy Joel - A Philanthropic Man Dec 13, 2007

Billy Joel is back with his first new song since 1994 – sort of. The 58-year-old singer has made a triumphant return with “Christmas in Fallujah”, a protest song about the war in Iraq, with proceeds going to charity. More
Corinne Bailey Rae - A Rising Star

Corinne Bailey Rae - A Rising Star Nov 28, 2007

If one word can be used to describe the rise to fame of English R&B singer Corinne Bailey Rae, it would be “meteoric”. In the space of two short years, from the release of her debut EP “Like A Star” in October 2005, to three Grammy Award nominations for her eponymous first album in 2007, the 28-year-old soul singer has made a lasting effect on people all over the world. And it’s not just fans who are benefiting from the star’s talents. Bailey Rae has quickly proven herself to be one of the most philanthropic and human-minded artists in the industry today. More
Stars Design Plates For Charity

Stars Design Plates For Charity Sep 7, 2007

For those who want to have dinner with the stars, this could be the next best thing. A selection of dinner plates designed by celebrities are for sale, with proceeds going to charity. More
Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq

Angelina Jolie Visits Iraq Sep 3, 2007

Actress Angelina Jolie visited Iraq and Syria for two days at the end of August, in an effort to raise international support for the millions of people displaced by war. More
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
Clooney, Damon Keep Helping Africa

Clooney, Damon Keep Helping Africa Jul 3, 2007

The stars of “Ocean’s Thirteen” recently raised over $9 million, and within three weeks donated over $5 million of it to various charities in Sudan’s Darfur region. Most of the money was contributed to the Ocean’s stars’ humanitarian organization, Not On Our Watch, during the film’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. George Clooney and his co-stars created Not On Our Watch to bring global attention to the plight of the people of Darfur where over 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a rebellion between local rebels and the Sudanese government, and 2.5 million civilians have fled their homes. More
Stars Raise The Stakes For Darfur

Stars Raise The Stakes For Darfur Jun 29, 2007

Las Vegas is to host a star-studded poker tournament on July 5 to raise much needed aid for the current humanitarian crisis in Darfur. More
Elton John, P. Diddy and Andrew Lloyd-Webber to Celebrate Life of Princess Diana

Elton John, P. Diddy and Andrew Lloyd-Webber to Celebrate Life of Princess Diana Jun 28, 2007

This Sunday, July 1st, music will fill the skies in remembrance of Princess Diana. The event was organised by her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry to celebrate her life, ten years after her death. More
Elton John Crowned Karaoke King

Elton John Crowned Karaoke King Jun 26, 2007

Sir Elton John has given hope to aspiring singers everywhere by being crowned Karaoke King in a recent charity auction. More
Ocean's 13 Stars Donate $750,000 To Oxfam

Ocean's 13 Stars Donate $750,000 To Oxfam Jun 16, 2007

The stars of the hit movie Ocean’s 13 have donated $750,000 (US) to Oxfam for on-going humanitarian efforts in Darfur. More
Busy Month For Charity Icon Jolie

Busy Month For Charity Icon Jolie Jun 15, 2007

Angelina Jolie recently told an interviewer from Esquire magazine of her wish to be remembered more for her charity than her acting, and the first half of June is already bringing the fulfilment of that wish closer. More
Ocean's Thirteen Cast Raise Millions In Cannes

Ocean's Thirteen Cast Raise Millions In Cannes May 24, 2007

The A-list cast of the new movie “Ocean’s Thirteen” has raised $9.2 million at a fundraising event in Cannes, where the movie will première on Thursday. More
Jolie And Shakira Swap Fundraising Tips

Jolie And Shakira Swap Fundraising Tips May 21, 2007

UN Goodwill Ambassadors Angelina Jolie and Shakira have reportedly become friends since their charity efforts brought them into contact. More
Jolie And Pitt Pledge $1m To Darfur

Jolie And Pitt Pledge $1m To Darfur May 11, 2007

Philanthropic Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have announced that they will give $1m through their foundation to help Sudanese refugees of the Darfur crisis. More
Ocean's Thirteen Team To Support Darfur At Première

Ocean's Thirteen Team To Support Darfur At Première May 10, 2007

The team behind the upcoming movie “Ocean’s Thirteen” is uniting to form a new non-profit organisation aimed at helping relief efforts in war-torn Darfur. More
Johansson and Alba Kick Off Million Pair March

Johansson and Alba Kick Off Million Pair March Mar 7, 2007

Stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle and Jessica Alba are donating their shoes and support to the Spring Cleaning/Million Pair March organized by Soles4Souls. More
Jolie and Pitt Play Santa In Costa Rica

Jolie and Pitt Play Santa In Costa Rica Dec 28, 2006

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt spent Christmas Day giving gifts to Colombian refugees in Costa Rica. Jolie, a UNHCR goodwill ambassador, travelled to the Central American country in 2002 to visit a different group of refugees, and returned this year to do what she could to help raise spirits and awareness this Holiday Season. More
'Rock For Darfur' Myspace campaign

'Rock For Darfur' Myspace campaign Oct 24, 2006

MySpace.com has led a campaign entitled Rock For Darfur — a series of concerts across North America in which the participating big-name bands donate portions of their ticket sales to Oxfam's relief efforts in Sudan and neighboring Chad. October 21st saw more than 20 concerts unite rock, pop, reggae and country artists for a common cause. More
Eminem Designs Shoes For Charities

Eminem Designs Shoes For Charities Aug 29, 2006

Eminem has created eight different looks for 64 pairs of limited edition Nike Air Max to be auctioned for charity. More
Forbes' "Most Generous Celebrities" List

Forbes' "Most Generous Celebrities" List May 19, 2006

Forbes Magazine has published a list of “Generous Celebrities”, highlighting the incredible generosity of some of the world’s most public faces. More
Celebrity Kissing Booth

Celebrity Kissing Booth May 17, 2006

Supermodel Kate Moss sold a one-minute kiss to wealthy businessman Philip Green for £60,000 ($108,000) at a recent charity auction to benefit the Hoping Foundation. More