ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Lead To Significant Gene Discovery

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Lead To Significant Gene Discovery Jul 28, 2016

According to a paper published today in Nature Genetics, researchers part of Project MinE’s global gene sequencing effort, funded by The ALS Association through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge donations, have identified a new ALS gene, NEK1, which now ranks among the most common genes that contribute to the disease, providing scientists with another potential target for therapy development. More
Stars Celebrate First Graduating Class From Academy For Peace And Justice In Haiti

Stars Celebrate First Graduating Class From Academy For Peace And Justice In Haiti Jun 28, 2016

Over 40 international Artists for Peace and Justice members and supporters traveled to Port-au-Prince to celebrate the first graduating class of the Academy for Peace and Justice on June 19th. More
Bradley Cooper To Executive-Produce Star-Studded Stand Up To Cancer TV Broadcast

Bradley Cooper To Executive-Produce Star-Studded Stand Up To Cancer TV Broadcast Jun 16, 2016

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fifth biennial televised fundraising special on Friday, Sept. 9 (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT / 7:00 PM CT). More
Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees

Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees Jun 16, 2016

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today launched a major campaign that asks the world to stand together #WithRefugees. More
Ben Stiller Visits Refugees With UNHCR

Ben Stiller Visits Refugees With UNHCR Feb 10, 2016

Actor Ben Stiller has spoken of his support for refugees following moving meetings in Berlin, Germany, with families forced to flee conflict and persecution in Syria and Iraq. More
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returns In August

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returns In August Aug 3, 2015

Led by co-founders Pete Frates, Pat Quinn and Anthony Senerchia, and with the help of celebrities, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball (MLB), the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is making a splash again this August. More
Anna Sui-Designed Celebri-Tee Benefits Charity

Anna Sui-Designed Celebri-Tee Benefits Charity Jun 16, 2015

Serendipity 3, the iconic NYC restaurant known for their legendary Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, turned 60 and to help celebrate, world-renowned designer, Anna Sui, created an art nouveau-inspired tee shirt design, appropriately called the Celebri-Tee, because of the celebrity signatures that adorn the shirt. More
Stars Attend 13th Annual Night Before Fundraiser In Support Of MPTF

Stars Attend 13th Annual Night Before Fundraiser In Support Of MPTF Feb 23, 2015

A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers came together on February 21st, 2015 for the 13th annual ‘Night Before’ party to benefit MPTF. More
Robert De Niro To Be Honored At Friars Foundation Gala

Robert De Niro To Be Honored At Friars Foundation Gala Oct 1, 2014

The Friars Club will present its highest honor – the Entertainment Icon Award – to Robert De Niro, and its Icon Award for Philanthropy to Carlos Slim at the annual Friars Foundation Gala. More
Over $109 Million Raised As The US And Canada Stand Up To Cancer

Over $109 Million Raised As The US And Canada Stand Up To Cancer Sep 8, 2014

More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) “roadblock” fundraising telecasts in the U.S. and Canada, it was announced today. More
More Stars Announced For 2014 Stand Up To Cancer Telecast

More Stars Announced For 2014 Stand Up To Cancer Telecast Sep 4, 2014

This Friday, September 5th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT), Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will stage its fourth biennial fundraising event. More
Stars Announced For Stand Up To Cancer Telecast

Stars Announced For Stand Up To Cancer Telecast Aug 21, 2014

The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), which will stage its fourth biennial fundraising telecast Friday, September 5 (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT). More
Ice Bucket Challenge Heats Up For Charity

Ice Bucket Challenge Heats Up For Charity Aug 18, 2014

In the last two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has quite literally “soaked” the nation. Everyone from Ethel Kennedy to Justin Timberlake has poured a bucket of ice water over her or his head and has challenged others do the same or to make a donation to fight ALS within twenty-four hours. More
Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction On Now

Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction On Now Dec 11, 2013

The Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction is on now – all of the celebrity shoes are available to bid on now until the 15th December on eBay More
Ben Stiller Donates Premiere Tickets To Rotary Club Giving Gala Auction

Ben Stiller Donates Premiere Tickets To Rotary Club Giving Gala Auction Apr 8, 2013

Ben Stiller has donated the chance to attend the red carpet premiere of his new film – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – to the Highland Park/Highwood Rotary Club for their Giving Gala Auction on April 21. More
Celebrities Attend "Night Before" Party For MPTF

Celebrities Attend "Night Before" Party For MPTF Feb 26, 2013

A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers converged on February 23rd, 2013 for the 11th annual “Night Before” party to benefit the Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation. More
A Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism This Weekend

A Night Of Too Many Stars For Autism This Weekend Oct 19, 2012

A star-studded line-up of performers will join host Jon Stewart during COMEDY CENTRAL’s biennial autism benefit, Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs. More
Stars To Celebrate 15 Years Of Lance Armstrong's Charity

Stars To Celebrate 15 Years Of Lance Armstrong's Charity Oct 18, 2012

On Fri., Oct. 19, the Lance Armstrong Foundation is hosting 15: An Evening with LIVESTRONG, a star-studded gala at the Austin Convention Center designed to raise funds to support its free navigation services. More
Woody Harrelson And Jessica Chastain Named As Sexiest Vegetarians

Woody Harrelson And Jessica Chastain Named As Sexiest Vegetarians Jul 2, 2012

Their combined 45 years of meat-free eating may have given Woody Harrelson and Jessica Chastain the edge they needed to vault to the top of PETA's annual Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities contest. More
Vote For PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity 2012

Vote For PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity 2012 Jun 21, 2012

Who will be named PETA's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2012? Will it be a longtime vegetarian such as Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson, or will newly vegan husband-and-wife team Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor take top honors? More
Win Lunch With Bill Clinton By Donating To Charity

Win Lunch With Bill Clinton By Donating To Charity Apr 3, 2012

Ben Stiller has put his name to a special email sent to supporters of the Clinton Foundation, raising awareness of a campaign that will see one lucky supporter join Bill Clinton for lunch in NYC. More
Kate Winslet's Celebrity Friends Wear The Golden Hat For Autism

Kate Winslet's Celebrity Friends Wear The Golden Hat For Autism Dec 29, 2011

Kate Winslet will be releasing a special book to benefit her autism charity, the Golden Hat Foundation, in April 2012, and has called on some of her famous friends to help. More
Join Ben Stiller And Donna Karan On Charity Trip To Haiti

Join Ben Stiller And Donna Karan On Charity Trip To Haiti Nov 18, 2011

Here is your chance to be part of the charity trip of a lifetime – a new celebrity charity auction on CharityBuzz.com is giving you the chance to bid on a seat in Donna Karan's private plane for a weekend trip to Haiti on a humanitarian trip with Ben Stiller, Dec. 9 – 11, 2011. More
Celebrity Shoes Go Under The Hammer At Charity Event

Celebrity Shoes Go Under The Hammer At Charity Event Oct 17, 2011

Over 350 people – including many of the celebrity shoe donors themselves – showed their support for the fundraising Celebrity Shoe Auction at The Royal Society of Medicine, at One Wimpole St, London on October 12. More
Celebrity Shoe Auction Kicks Off For Charity

Celebrity Shoe Auction Kicks Off For Charity Oct 12, 2011

The Small Steps Project will be holding the 2011 London Celebrity Shoe Auction and the premier of the new film at a fundraising evening at The Royal Society of Medicine on October 12. More
Former Presidents Join With Royalty For Celebrity Charity Day

Former Presidents Join With Royalty For Celebrity Charity Day Sep 14, 2011

BGC Partners Inc, a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial markets, has announced that, together with Cantor Fitzgerald, it raised approximately $12 million globally at their Annual Charity Day on Monday, September 12, 2011. More
Ben Stiller And Bill Clinton Co-Chair Charity Gala For Haiti

Ben Stiller And Bill Clinton Co-Chair Charity Gala For Haiti Aug 9, 2011

President Bill Clinton – founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States – actor and director Ben Stiller, and gallerist and art dealer David Zwirner have announced that they will co-chair an exclusive fundraising event on Friday, September 23rd in New York to benefit The Stiller Foundation. More
Stars Celebrate Father's Day With Charity Auction

Stars Celebrate Father's Day With Charity Auction Jun 10, 2011

Charitybuzz, the leading destination for luxury online charity auctions, presents the 2011 Dads and Grads Auction, featuring once-in-a-lifetime experiences and covetable gifts that showcase the best of entertainment, sports, food and travel to benefit more than 75 nonprofit organizations around the globe. More
Stars Unite For Japan With Charity Videos

Stars Unite For Japan With Charity Videos May 13, 2011

Two months ago, Japan experienced a massive 9.0 earthquake and the devastating tsunami that followed. In response to this tragedy, actor Ken Watanabe launched www.uniteforjapan.org to rally people to donate funds for Japan’s relief effort through key organizations like the American Red Cross, Japan Society & Global Giving. More
Photos: Celebrities Join Real Men Don't Buy Girls Campaign

Photos: Celebrities Join Real Men Don't Buy Girls Campaign Apr 15, 2011

As reported earlier this week by LookToTheStars.org, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher have been joined by a host of their celebrity friends for a new initiative to fight child sex slavery. More