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
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
Nordoff Robbins Opens Voting For Ticketmaster Best Live Act Award 2016

Nordoff Robbins Opens Voting For Ticketmaster Best Live Act Award 2016 Jun 7, 2016

Music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins is putting the call out to music fans far and wide to decide which live act should take home the Ticketmaster Best Live Act Award 2016 at this year’s O2 Silver Clef Awards. More
George Stephanopoulos And Ali Wentworth To Be Honored By GLSEN

George Stephanopoulos And Ali Wentworth To Be Honored By GLSEN Feb 19, 2016

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, today announced that it will honor George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth, Ilene Chaiken and Optimedia at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – New York to be held on Monday, May 23, at Cipriani 42nd Street. More
Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel Honored At GLSEN's Respect Awards

Justin Timberlake And Jessica Biel Honored At GLSEN's Respect Awards Oct 26, 2015

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, honored Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Zachary Quinto and more at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles on Friday, October 23, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. More
Zachary Quinto Joins Honorees At GLSEN's Respect Awards

Zachary Quinto Joins Honorees At GLSEN's Respect Awards Oct 8, 2015

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Zachary Quinto with the Champion Award at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles to be held Friday, October 23, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. More
YouTube To Be Honored At GLSEN Respect Awards

YouTube To Be Honored At GLSEN Respect Awards Sep 16, 2015

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor YouTube with the Chairman’s Award at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles to be held Friday, October 23, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. More
Jessica Biel And Justin Timberlake To Be Honored By GLSEN

Jessica Biel And Justin Timberlake To Be Honored By GLSEN Aug 26, 2015

GLSEN, the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students, will honor Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake with the Inspiration Award at GLSEN’s Respect Awards – Los Angeles to be held Friday, October 23, at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. More
Gavin DeGraw Helps Launch Musicians On Call In Denver

Gavin DeGraw Helps Launch Musicians On Call In Denver Aug 18, 2015

On Friday August 14th, Musicians on Call, a groundbreaking nonprofit organization that delivers the healing power of music through their unique bedside performances in hospitals across the country, launched their first program in Denver, CO with the help of longtime MOC supporter Gavin DeGraw. More
Duck Dynasty Star Claims Title Of Korbel Hole-in-One Champion

Duck Dynasty Star Claims Title Of Korbel Hole-in-One Champion Jul 20, 2015

Lake Tahoe was taken by storm on July 17th when 13 of the greatest names in sports and entertainment battled for the title of Korbel Hole-in-One Champion. More
Justin Timberlake Joins American Century Championship Celebrity Golf

Justin Timberlake Joins American Century Championship Celebrity Golf Jun 11, 2015

Multi-talented actor and musical artist Justin Timberlake will join superstar athletes and entertainers for the first time this summer at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, July 14-19. More
TJ Martell Foundation Announces 40th Anniversary Gala

TJ Martell Foundation Announces 40th Anniversary Gala Jun 3, 2015

Forty years ago music executive Tony Martell was faced with a devastating diagnosis for his young son T.J. His son who was a victim of leukemia at the age of 19, asked his father to do whatever he could to find a cure. More
Chris Pratt Named As Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man Of The Year

Chris Pratt Named As Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man Of The Year Jan 15, 2015

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Chris Pratt as the recipient of its 2015 Man of the Year Award. More
The Top 20 Celebrity Charity Auctions Of 2014

The Top 20 Celebrity Charity Auctions Of 2014 Jan 7, 2015

From the chance to meet Paul McCartney backstage at a concert to an extra role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Charitybuzz, the global charity auction site, closed out another incredible year raising more than ever before for its more than 2,500 charity partners. More
Musicians On Call 15th Anniversary Celebration Raises $700,000

Musicians On Call 15th Anniversary Celebration Raises $700,000 Nov 25, 2014

Musicians on Call raised $700,000 last week at their sold-out 15th Anniversary Celebration, a record-breaking fundraising total in Musicians On Call’s history. More
Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts Star-Studded amfAR Inspiration Gala

Gwyneth Paltrow Hosts Star-Studded amfAR Inspiration Gala Nov 3, 2014

The stars came out last week to pay tribute to Tom Ford for his contributions to the fight against AIDS at the 5th annual amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles. More
Justin Timberlake Helps Make Wish Come True

Justin Timberlake Helps Make Wish Come True Aug 27, 2014

For Louisiana teen Emily Sanchez, 2014 has been the best year of her life so far. First, she finally got her new heart, Emily had been waiting over a year on the transplant list as a result of her life-threatening condition; and second, her wish to meet Justin Timberlake was recently granted by Kids Wish Network. 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
Stand Up To Cancer Returns To TV In 2014

Stand Up To Cancer Returns To TV In 2014 Jul 10, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. More
Justin Timberlake Wins Best Live Act At O2 Silver Clef Awards

Justin Timberlake Wins Best Live Act At O2 Silver Clef Awards Jul 7, 2014

Justin Timberlake as the winner of the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award for the Best Live Act of 2014 on Friday at London’s Hilton Hotel on Park Lane. More
Celebrity Experience Auctions Help The Red Cross

Celebrity Experience Auctions Help The Red Cross Apr 18, 2014

Music fans interested in sitting in a VIP suite with Ryan Seacrest at Wango Tango, or getting a signed bass guitar from Motley Crue now have the chance to access these experiences with IfOnly.com! More
Lion Ark Nominated For NAACP Image Award Outstanding International Motion Picture

Lion Ark Nominated For NAACP Image Award Outstanding International Motion Picture Jan 23, 2014

Lion Ark, the feature length documentary about the rescue of 25 lions from cruel circuses in Bolivia, has been nominated by America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, the NAACP, in their Outstanding International Motion Picture category for the 45th NAACP Image Awards. More
Get Ready To TRANS4M With will.i.am

Get Ready To TRANS4M With will.i.am Dec 12, 2013

The i.am.angel foundation will once again present its TRANS4M Conference and Benefit Concert on January 23, 2014. More
Songs For The Philippines Released On iTunes

Songs For The Philippines Released On iTunes Nov 26, 2013

The global music community has come together for the worldwide release today of a new compilation that features the biggest names in music to raise money for those affected by supertyphoon Haiyan in The Philippines. More
Stars Rock The iHeartRadio Music Festival

Stars Rock The iHeartRadio Music Festival Sep 25, 2013

The two-day iHeartRadio Music Festival, where the music of the iHeartRadio app comes to life, came to a close Saturday night following a weekend of incredible performances by the biggest names in music. 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
Ryan Seacrest And Justin Timberlake Announce GRAMMY Foundation Music Educator Award

Ryan Seacrest And Justin Timberlake Announce GRAMMY Foundation Music Educator Award Feb 13, 2013

On the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast on Sunday, Feb. 10, President/CEO of The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Foundation Neil Portnow, TV and radio host/producer and GRAMMY Foundation Honorary Board Chair Ryan Seacrest and multi-GRAMMY-winning artist Justin Timberlake announced that the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present their first-ever Music Educator Award to recognize music educators for their contributions to our musical landscape and their positive influence on their students’ musical experiences. More
Stars Summit Mount Kilimanjaro For Charity

Stars Summit Mount Kilimanjaro For Charity Jan 21, 2013

SUMMIT ON THE SUMMIT last week proudly announced the successful ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro, marking the second time in three years that a team of cultural influencers and clean water advocates has climbed the mountain to raise awareness of the global clean water crisis. More
Keep A Child Alive Black Ball REDUX Raises $2.9 Million

Keep A Child Alive Black Ball REDUX Raises $2.9 Million Dec 10, 2012

Keep A Child Alive CEO Peter Twyman has announced that the Black Ball REDUX, held last week at “Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater,” raised over $2.9 million – funds that will go to providing lifesaving HIV treatment, care and support to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India. More
Stars Step Up For New York Following Hurricane Sandy

Stars Step Up For New York Following Hurricane Sandy Nov 11, 2012

A number of stars have shown they care for the people of New York in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. More