Habitat For Humanity Launches World Habitat Day

Habitat For Humanity Launches World Habitat Day Sep 13, 2010

On Oct. 4, Habitat For Humanity will join efforts around the world to mark World Habitat Day – a day the United Nations has set aside to call attention to the dire need for affordable, adequate housing. More
Jimmy Carter Wants To Eradicate Polio And Measles

Jimmy Carter Wants To Eradicate Polio And Measles Aug 10, 2010

In an op-ed by former US president Jimmy Carter and former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan last month, the two laid out a troubling view of the Millennium Development Goal number four: to reduce under-five child mortality by two-thirds by 2015 will not be possible. More
World March For Peace Starts In New Zealand

World March For Peace Starts In New Zealand Oct 2, 2009

The World March for Peace and Non-Violence kicked off in Wellington, New Zealand, today, beginning a trek that will visit 90 countries on 6 continents, ending in Argentina on January 2 of next year. More
Jimmy Carter Blasts Religious Discrimination Against Women

Jimmy Carter Blasts Religious Discrimination Against Women Aug 20, 2009

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.” (Galatians 3:28). More
Roving Billboards Marked Hiroshima Day

Roving Billboards Marked Hiroshima Day Aug 13, 2009

Organizers of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence marked Hiroshima Day last week by launching roving celebrity billboards throughout midtown Manhattan. More
President Obama To Award Medals Of Freedom Today

President Obama To Award Medals Of Freedom Today Aug 12, 2009

President Obama has named 16 recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom. America’s highest civilian honor, the Medal of Freedom is awarded to individuals who make an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. More
John And Yoko's Bed-In Recreated For Peace

John And Yoko's Bed-In Recreated For Peace Aug 10, 2009

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Yoko Ono and John Lennon's Bed-In, the organizing committee of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence will be holding a “Bed-In for Peace and Nonviolence” at the Cherry Hill Fountain Terrace in Central Park on August 16th from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m, where they will pay tribute to John Lennon, and Yoko Ono, and the timeless cause of peace. Cherry Hill Fountain Terrace is located adjacent to Strawberry Field inside the park. More
Yoko Ono Supports Peace Initiative

Yoko Ono Supports Peace Initiative Jul 29, 2009

Yoko Ono is supporting the 40th anniversary celebrations of her famous Bed-In for Peace by encouraging a new public show of solidarity calling for nuclear disarmament and an end to war as a means of solving conflicts. More
Presidential Baseball Catches $82,500 For Charity

Presidential Baseball Catches $82,500 For Charity Feb 13, 2009

The Carter Center’s annual Winter Weekend auction held on February 7 at Port St. Lucie and featured last month on Look To The Stars has raised $817,590 to help support the work of the not-for-profit Center, advancing peace and health worldwide. More
Catch A Baseball Signed By Five US Presidents For Charity

Catch A Baseball Signed By Five US Presidents For Charity Jan 23, 2009

A complete set of Harry Potter books signed by author JK Rowling and artworks signed by former president Jimmy Carter are some of the items up for sale in an exciting new auction to raise money for an organization that promotes peace and health worldwide and monitors elections in struggling democracies. More
Peter Gabriel Talks About The Elders

Peter Gabriel Talks About The Elders Jan 12, 2009

Rock star and humanitarian Peter Gabriel has commented on the inspiration behind forming The Elders, the group of public figures he established with Richard Branson to solve global figures. More
Julie Benz To Host US Campaign For Burma Dinner

Julie Benz To Host US Campaign For Burma Dinner Dec 30, 2008

Fans of Dexter may like to get down to Beso on Hollywood Blvd later tonight, December 30, as one of the show’s stars is hosting a special charity gala. More
World Leaders Ask For UN Help In Burma

World Leaders Ask For UN Help In Burma Dec 5, 2008

A massive group of former world leaders, presidents, and prime ministers – including Mikhail Gorbachev, Jimmy Carter, Tony Blair, and George Bush Sr – have written to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to ask him to secure the release of all political prisoners in Burma by the end of this year. More
Taylor Swift Teams With Def Leppard For TV Gig

Taylor Swift Teams With Def Leppard For TV Gig Sep 30, 2008

On October 6, a very special fusion of musical styles will take place in Nashville when teen country sensation Taylor Swift joins with classic British rockers Def Leppard for a one-off gig for TV. And although the event is invitation-only and closed to the public, they really want you to be there. More
Peter Gabriel To Receive Amnesty International Honor

Peter Gabriel To Receive Amnesty International Honor Sep 10, 2008

Peter Gabriel is to receive a special award for his humanitarian work today, September 10. More
Presidents Speak Out Against Government Condoned Torture

Presidents Speak Out Against Government Condoned Torture Jul 10, 2008

Amnesty International, in challenging the arguments for torture, has posted interviews on YouTube of former US president Jimmy Carter, former Ireland president Mary Robinson, government officials and experts to prove that “Torture Can Never Be Justified.” More
Time's 100 - Peter Gabriel By Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Time's 100 - Peter Gabriel By Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu May 16, 2008

Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu wrote about Peter Gabriel’s contributions to humanity for this year’s Time 100 list: More
Al Gore Donates Peace Prize Money

Al Gore Donates Peace Prize Money Oct 15, 2007

Former Vice President Al Gore has announced plans to donate the money he will receive for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to charity. More
Jerry Lewis Tops Charity Survey

Jerry Lewis Tops Charity Survey Aug 31, 2007

A survey has named comedy actor Jerry Lewis as the most effective celebrity for charity causes, with 43% of those surveyed saying he is the best at raising funds and driving change for the issues he supports. 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