George Clooney: Why Americans Should Care About The Sudan

George Clooney: Why Americans Should Care About The Sudan Jun 12, 2014

George Clooney and the ENOUGH Project's John Prendergast have co-authored an op-ed for Vice News on why why Americans should care about the Sudan. More
More Stars Recount Their Own Refugee Stories For UNHCR Campaign

More Stars Recount Their Own Refugee Stories For UNHCR Campaign Jun 11, 2014

A new set of stories from high profile supporters are launched on UNHCR's online campaign platform ahead of World Refugee Day, June 20. More
Angelina Jolie Helps Open Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict

Angelina Jolie Helps Open Global Summit To End Sexual Violence In Conflict Jun 10, 2014

Foreign Secretary William Hague and Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie opened the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict today. More
Celebrities Launch Video Messages In Support Of World Refugee Day

Celebrities Launch Video Messages In Support Of World Refugee Day Jun 2, 2014

A number of UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors and supporters have released video messages in support of refugee families and asked the public to show solidarity by sharing their stories. More
Chinese Film Star Yao Chen Visits Syrian Refugees

Chinese Film Star Yao Chen Visits Syrian Refugees May 22, 2014

At home in China she is a film star, but in her three-day visit to Lebanon, Yao Chen is turning the cameras round to capture the suffering of Syrian refugees and help spread awareness about their plight. More
Neil Gaiman Returns From Visiting Syrian Refugees

Neil Gaiman Returns From Visiting Syrian Refugees May 22, 2014

Together with UNHCR, international best-selling author Neil Gaiman, and co-founder and designer of Marchesa, Georgina Chapman, are developing a storytelling project highlighting the Syrian refugee crisis. More
Mary-Louise Parker And Susan Sarandon Initiate Friends Of Hope North Group

Mary-Louise Parker And Susan Sarandon Initiate Friends Of Hope North Group May 16, 2014

Mary-Louise Parker and Susan Sarandon are initiating the Friends of Hope North (FOHN), a group of committed individuals willing to donate time to help raise funds for the organization. More
Join Susan Sarandon At Power Of Women Event

Join Susan Sarandon At Power Of Women Event Apr 11, 2014

Here is your chance to bid on the chance to join Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon at Cipriani Midtown in New York April 25th for Variety’s exclusive Power of Women event. More
American Idols Reunite To Give Back

American Idols Reunite To Give Back Apr 3, 2014

On Tuesday night in Nashville, two American Idol alums teamed up to give back and kick off a new partnership between Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Soles4Souls at “A Sole-Ful Evening with Kris Allen & David Cook”. More
Angelina Jolie Talks To Bosnian Military About Ending Warzone Rape

Angelina Jolie Talks To Bosnian Military About Ending Warzone Rape Apr 2, 2014

British Foreign Secretary The Rt Hon William Hague MP, and the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie addressed senior officers and officials at a regional military conference in Sarajevo last week, calling for international peacekeepers to play a greater role in ending the use of warzone rape and sexual violence worldwide. More
Khaled Hosseini Visits Syrian Refugees In Iraq

Khaled Hosseini Visits Syrian Refugees In Iraq Mar 28, 2014

Best-selling author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini has called on the international community to do more to help the tens of thousands of Syrians living in camps or towns across northern Iraq while praising the resilience of refugees. More
Aisha Tyler To Host Gracie Awards Gala

Aisha Tyler To Host Gracie Awards Gala Mar 28, 2014

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) is pleased to announce Aisha Tyler, co-host of “The Talk” on CBS, will serve as Host of the 39th Annual Gracie Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. More
Bill Clinton Announces Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting

Bill Clinton Announces Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting Mar 18, 2014

Details have been announced for the seventh annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), where President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton will convene more than 1,000 student leaders from around the world at Arizona State University, March 21-23. More
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Lebanon

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Lebanon Feb 24, 2014

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie is visiting Lebanon to highlight the plight of Syrian children, and to thank the Lebanese people for assisting refugees as the conflict enters its fourth year. More
Bake Brownies With Mary-Louise Parker And The Cast Of Weeds

Bake Brownies With Mary-Louise Parker And The Cast Of Weeds Feb 21, 2014

Here’s your chance to bake brownies with Mary-Louise Parker and the cast of Weeds – and help a fantastic cause. More
Cynthia Nixon To Host RUSH HeARTS EDUCATION Luncheon

Cynthia Nixon To Host RUSH HeARTS EDUCATION Luncheon Feb 4, 2014

Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation will hold its RUSH HeARTS EDUCATION Valentine’s Day Luncheon later this month. More
Leaders Call For Investment In Girls' Empowerment To Assist MDGs

Leaders Call For Investment In Girls' Empowerment To Assist MDGs Jan 28, 2014

At an event at the World Economic Forum last week, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN officials joined members of the MDG Advocacy Group and leaders from government, the private sector, and civil society to highlight the importance of investing in the rights and well-being of adolescent girls in order to alleviate poverty and accelerate progress on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). More
Desmond Tutu Calls For Urgent Action To Protect Syrian Children

Desmond Tutu Calls For Urgent Action To Protect Syrian Children Jan 22, 2014

Save the Children and other leading humanitarian agencies have published an open letter calling on the parties to the Syrian conflict meeting in Geneva to urgently focus on the plight of children. More
Win A Walk-On Role On The Exes And Help Charity

Win A Walk-On Role On The Exes And Help Charity Jan 17, 2014

Donald Faison is championing for a great initiative with the Soles4Souls organization on Prizeo.com to raise money to help donate 30,000 shoes to help the disaster victims of the Philippines. More
The Top 25 Celebrity Charity Auctions Of 2013

The Top 25 Celebrity Charity Auctions Of 2013 Jan 7, 2014

CharityBuzz has announced their top 25 celebrity charity auctions from 2013. More
Angelina Jolie's School Changes Lives In Afghanistan

Angelina Jolie's School Changes Lives In Afghanistan Jan 7, 2014

Thanks to their foresighted parents and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, 350 Afghan girls recently accomplished what not every girl in Afghanistan gets to – complete a year of schooling and advance to a new school year in a public graduation ceremony. More
Angelina Jolie On The Passing Of The 1000th Day Of The Syrian Conflict

Angelina Jolie On The Passing Of The 1000th Day Of The Syrian Conflict Dec 11, 2013

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has released the following statement on the passing of the 1000th day of the conflict in Syria. More
Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Launches Oxfam Syrian Winter Appeal

Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery Launches Oxfam Syrian Winter Appeal Dec 4, 2013

Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery has helped Oxfam launch a major appeal to help families affected by the Syria Crisis get through the harsh winter months – and beyond. More
Stars Support International Rescue Committee On Giving Tuesday

Stars Support International Rescue Committee On Giving Tuesday Dec 3, 2013

The International Rescue Committee has launched its Rescue Gifts holiday catalog, debuting collections from celebrity IRC Voices Morena Baccarin, star of Homeland; Rashida Jones, star of “Parks and Recreation”; John Legend, nine-time Grammy award-winning artist; Sarah Wayne Callies, star of “The Walking Dead;” and Jencarlos Canela, award-winning musician and telenovela star. More
Book Review: True Grit By Bear Grylls

Book Review: True Grit By Bear Grylls Nov 27, 2013

Bear Grylls' new book, True Grit, is more than just another book about heroism and survival. It is a series of tales of how the ordinary had to step up to become extraordinary, and more importantly, how we can learn from their lessons in everyday life. More
Swedish Crime Writer Henning Mankell Visits Congolese Refugees

Swedish Crime Writer Henning Mankell Visits Congolese Refugees Nov 22, 2013

Henning Mankell is best known for his crime writing, especially his novels about the world weary Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander. More
Angelina Jolie Honored With Honorary Oscar For Humanitarian Work

Angelina Jolie Honored With Honorary Oscar For Humanitarian Work Nov 17, 2013

Angelina Jolie has been awarded an Honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work. More
International Rescue Committee To Host Annual Freedom Awards

International Rescue Committee To Host Annual Freedom Awards Nov 5, 2013

The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Freedom Award Dinner this week to raise funds to support the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world. More
Lou Reed's Charity Legacy

Lou Reed's Charity Legacy Oct 27, 2013

Rock pioneer Lou Reed has passed away, leaving a huge void in music and philanthropy. More
Celebrities Honor UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award Winner

Celebrities Honor UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award Winner Oct 9, 2013

British singer Dido and other acclaimed musicians from around the world took part in the recent tribute in Geneva to this year’s Nansen Refugee Award winner, Congolese nun Angélique Namaika, as other celebrities used social media to praise the laureate and highlight her work. More