SongAid Benefits WhyHunger's Rapid Response Fund

SongAid Benefits WhyHunger's Rapid Response Fund May 29, 2020

The music and technology industries have joined forces to launch SongAid, an ongoing effort to fight the global hunger crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. More
Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges Recreate Historic Bed-In With John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges Recreate Historic Bed-In With John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Sep 17, 2018

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presented by Other World Computing (OWC), the premier non-profit 501c3 state-of-the-art mobile production facility that provides hands-on creative experiences to students of all ages, has launched the fifth annual Come Together NYC residency. More
Kevin Hart Launches New $600,000 Scholarship Program with UNCF and KIPP

Kevin Hart Launches New $600,000 Scholarship Program with UNCF and KIPP Aug 9, 2018

Following on his generous $100,000 scholarship gift made in 2015 through UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) to four deserving college students, actor and comedian Kevin Hart has joined forces with UNCF and KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) to help 18 more KIPP students earn a college degree. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Unites Music and Art at Lennon Inspired Holiday Benefit

Jerry Garcia Foundation Unites Music and Art at Lennon Inspired Holiday Benefit Dec 6, 2017

In this “season of giving,” the Jerry Garcia Foundation is once again honored to announce that it will be producing its third annual “Imagine There’s No Hunger” holiday benefit concert in support of WhyHunger and Yoko Ono Lennon's mission to alleviate hunger and poverty worldwide. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Announces John Lennon-Inspired Imagine There's No Hunger Benefit

Jerry Garcia Foundation Announces John Lennon-Inspired Imagine There's No Hunger Benefit Dec 16, 2016

In its ongoing mission to support meaningful causes through the arts, The Jerry Garcia Foundation will host a Holiday Concert at the Harmonia Yoga Arts Studio on December 16th to benefit WhyHunger. More
UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine

UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine Sep 26, 2016

UNICEF has launched the world version of John Lennon's classic song Imagine today with the support of Yoko Ono, David Guetta and people from over 140 countries around the world. More
Sir Ivan Goes Top 10 With Song For PTSD Sufferers

Sir Ivan Goes Top 10 With Song For PTSD Sufferers Sep 7, 2016

Music history was made last month as pop star and philanthropist Sir Ivan went Top 10 with an all new uptempo version of John Lennon's “Imagine”, on three significant industry charts, 45 years after the original release in 1971. More
Sir Ivan Releases New Version Of Imagine To Help Victims Of PTSD

Sir Ivan Releases New Version Of Imagine To Help Victims Of PTSD Mar 25, 2016

Singer, songwriter and philanthropist Sir Ivan, also known as Peaceman, has released a new (EDM) electronic dance music version of John Lennon's “Imagine”. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Presents WhyHunger Benefit

Jerry Garcia Foundation Presents WhyHunger Benefit Nov 25, 2015

In its quest to help bring #PeacethroughMusic, The Jerry Garcia Foundation, along with The Hard Rock Cafe, will present a WhyHunger Holiday Benefit at 7pm on December 18, 2015, at the Hard Rock Cafe in San Francisco. More
Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children

Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children Sep 28, 2015

Shakira and Angélique Kidjo celebrated the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals last week with powerful performances before an audience at the United Nations General Assembly that included over 130 heads of state and government. More
Ringo Starr Announces Amazing Memorabilia Auction

Ringo Starr Announces Amazing Memorabilia Auction Sep 15, 2015

Ringo Starr is selling off some amazing memorabilia for charity. More
Yoko Ono And Bono Help Amnesty International Honor John Lennon

Yoko Ono And Bono Help Amnesty International Honor John Lennon Jul 31, 2015

A tapestry in honor of John Lennon was unveiled in the presence of Yoko Ono and Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty at a ceremony on Ellis Island. More
MDA Discontinues Annual Labor Day Telethon

MDA Discontinues Annual Labor Day Telethon May 4, 2015

MDA, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, has announced that the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving have made this the right time for the organization to move beyond its historic Labor Day telethon. More
Stars Invite World To Imagine A Better World For Children

Stars Invite World To Imagine A Better World For Children Jan 5, 2015

On New Year’s Eve, John Lennon's anthem to hope and peace, Imagine, took centre stage in capitals across the world to help inspire a global movement towards a better future for every child. More
Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children

Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children Nov 20, 2014

During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. More
Yoko Ono Lennon Joins Hard Rock And WhyHunger To IMAGINE A World Without Hunger

Yoko Ono Lennon Joins Hard Rock And WhyHunger To IMAGINE A World Without Hunger Nov 6, 2014

In his iconic song “IMAGINE,” John Lennon asked us all to picture a world free from hunger. In support of that mission, Yoko Ono Lennon joins Hard Rock International and WhyHunger for the seventh year of the IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER campaign, which aims to turn John Lennon’s dream into our future. More
2014 Lennon Ono Grant For Peace Awarded In Reykjavik

2014 Lennon Ono Grant For Peace Awarded In Reykjavik Oct 16, 2014

Art Production Fund (APF) is honored to announce that Co-Founders Doreen Remen and Yvonne Force Villareal have been awarded the 2014 Lennon Ono Grant for Peace for their public art program since 2000. More
Meet Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr And Help Charity

Meet Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr And Help Charity Jun 9, 2014

Beatles fans listen up – here’s your chance to meet two of the biggest names in show business. More
Exclusive Guest Blog: Blurred Vision Rock The WhyHunger Chapin Awards

Exclusive Guest Blog: Blurred Vision Rock The WhyHunger Chapin Awards Jun 6, 2014

Canada’s Blurred Vision recently performed at the WhyHunger Chapin Awards on June 3 in New York City, and the band’s front man Sepp Osley has shared with us this intimate glimpse into the inspiration and dedication behind their love of Rock and Roll as a means to create peace, love and understanding. More
Professor Green And Millie Mackintosh Come Together For War Child

Professor Green And Millie Mackintosh Come Together For War Child Jun 4, 2014

Celebrity couple Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh have stepped into the shoes (or sheets, if you will) of John Lennon and Yoko Ono in aid of War Child. More
Blurred Vision To Perform At WhyHunger Chapin Awards

Blurred Vision To Perform At WhyHunger Chapin Awards May 30, 2014

Following their successful showcase at Canadian Music Week 2014, Blurred Vision will head to New York next week as one of the special guests performing at this year’s WhyHunger Chapin Awards, “Hope to End Hunger” event. More
Ed Sheeran Performs At Star-Studded Elton John Oscar Viewing Party

Ed Sheeran Performs At Star-Studded Elton John Oscar Viewing Party Mar 5, 2014

The 22nd annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised $5.1 million for the fight against HIV/AIDS. More
John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Provides Live Streams Of Its European Venture

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Provides Live Streams Of Its European Venture Nov 29, 2013

LiveU (www.liveu.tv), the leader in portable live video-over-cellular solutions, has announced support for the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus and its original live stream productions known as @lennonbus. More
Yoko Ono And Hard Rock Imagine There's No Hunger

Yoko Ono And Hard Rock Imagine There's No Hunger Nov 5, 2013

In a time where 1.4 billion people live below the poverty line, 820 million people are undernourished, and 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes every day, it’s hard to imagine John Lennon's vision of a world with no hunger. More
Meet Paul McCartney And Help The Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts

Meet Paul McCartney And Help The Liverpool Institute For Performing Arts Jul 8, 2013

Here’s your chance to meet the biggest rock star of all time! More
Annual John Lennon Tribute To Benefit Charity

Annual John Lennon Tribute To Benefit Charity Jun 20, 2013

Theatre Within, the grassroots non-profit behind the Annual John Lennon Tribute in NYC, today announced that it will present Remembering John Lennon: An Evening of Music & Memories With Those Who Knew & Worked With John on September 12 at City Winery. More
Prince Harry And will.i.am Attend Charity Dinner

Prince Harry And will.i.am Attend Charity Dinner May 16, 2013

Prince Harry attended a dinner this week for The American Friends of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. More
Exclusive Interview: Blurred Vision Talks John Lennon, Peace And Bill Maher

Exclusive Interview: Blurred Vision Talks John Lennon, Peace And Bill Maher Apr 23, 2013

LookToTheStars.org first interviewed Blurred Vision in 2010 after the release of their first video, a remake of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall” which was dubbed “Hey Ayatollah Leave Those Kids Alone.” More
Hungerthon Raises $825,000 For Fight Against Poverty

Hungerthon Raises $825,000 For Fight Against Poverty Dec 19, 2012

WhyHunger's annual Hungerthon campaign raised a record $825,000 for the fight against hunger and poverty through their radiothon and online auction with partners SiriusXM and CBS Radio Group. More
Hard Rock Releases U2 T-Shirt For Charity

Hard Rock Releases U2 T-Shirt For Charity Dec 11, 2012

Hard Rock is proud to launch its U2 Signature Series: Edition 30 T-shirt in support of human rights around the globe. More