Cate Blanchett, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nomzamo Mbatha Join Stars to Mark World Refugee Day

Cate Blanchett, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nomzamo Mbatha Join Stars to Mark World Refugee Day Jun 23, 2020

To mark World Refugee Day over the weekend, 20 June 2020, UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassadors and high profile supporters from across the globe used their platforms to bring attention to the many refugees contributing on the frontlines of the response to Covid 19 and calling for action and solidarity #withrefugees in the time of this global pandemic. More
All-Star Cast to Read Audiobook to Commemorate the ACLU's 100-Year Anniversary

All-Star Cast to Read Audiobook to Commemorate the ACLU's 100-Year Anniversary Jan 22, 2020

A star-studded cast including Sir Patrick Stewart, Samuel L. Jackson, Lucy Liu, Zachary Quinto, Michael C. Hall, Tony Shalhoub, Matt Bomer, Billy Porter, Judith Light and more will lend their voices to the audiobook edition of FIGHT OF THE CENTURY, a brand-new anthology curated by award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in collaboration with the American Civil Liberties Union to mark its 100-year anniversary. More
Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller Among Stars Joining UNHCR's Campaign for Solidarity With Refugees

Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller Among Stars Joining UNHCR's Campaign for Solidarity With Refugees Dec 18, 2019

A new social media campaign launched today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, celebrates the strength, resilience and skills that refugees can bring to their new communities. More
Writers Come Together To Make Space

Writers Come Together To Make Space Jun 6, 2017

PEN International has launched Make Space, a new campaign aimed at creating opportunities for writers who have experienced forced displacement. More
Neil Gaiman Announced As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Neil Gaiman Announced As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Feb 21, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman as a global Goodwill Ambassador. More
Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee

Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee Sep 13, 2016

In the moment they flee, refugees cast a last desperate look around their homes and grab a few vital possessions to take into exile. More
Stars Explain The Meaning Of The Word Refugee In New Video

Stars Explain The Meaning Of The Word Refugee In New Video Sep 28, 2015

Colin Firth, Cate Blanchett , Patrick Stewart and a host of other stars have something to say about refugees. More
Celebrities Support World Refugee Day

Celebrities Support World Refugee Day Jun 23, 2015

More than 40 high profile UNHCR supporters rallied over the past week to spread awareness around the globe about World Refugee Day and the plight of the forcibly displaced. More
Duchess Of Cambridge Sends Support To Child Mental Health Campaign

Duchess Of Cambridge Sends Support To Child Mental Health Campaign Mar 27, 2015

The Duchess of Cambridge has sent a special message to The Times, calling for a new attitude on child mental health. More
Peter Gabriel Speaks Up For Mental Health Campaign

Peter Gabriel Speaks Up For Mental Health Campaign Mar 25, 2015

Peter Gabriel has joined The Times’ Time To Mind mental health campaign in the UK by speaking about his own battles with depression. More
More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness

More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness Mar 9, 2015

This international women’s day, the UN refugee agency wants to remind the world that women in 27 countries are still not allowed to pass their nationality on to their children on an equal basis with men, creating a cruel cycle of statelessness. More
Book Review - The Frood: The Authorised And Very Official History Of Douglas Adams

Book Review - The Frood: The Authorised And Very Official History Of Douglas Adams Oct 29, 2014

Douglas Adams was a frood who really knew where his towel was. He was also one of Britain’s best comedy writers, a keen conservationist and is the subject of a new book by Jem Roberts – The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy. More
Stars Take Early Morning Selfies For UNICEF Syria Appeal

Stars Take Early Morning Selfies For UNICEF Syria Appeal Oct 10, 2014

UNICEF UK Ambassador Jemima Khan has started a new morning selfie trend called #WakeUpCall in support of UNICEF’s work for children in Syria. More
Neil Gaiman To Give Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture For Save The Rhino

Neil Gaiman To Give Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture For Save The Rhino Oct 8, 2014

Author Neil Gaiman will give the Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society in London in 2015. More
Stars Write To Broadcasters For Diversity

Stars Write To Broadcasters For Diversity Aug 21, 2014

A number of stars have put their name to a letter calling on UK broadcasters to improve their representation of ethnic minorities. More
Stars Support UNHCR's World Refugee Day Message

Stars Support UNHCR's World Refugee Day Message Jun 24, 2014

More than 40 high profile UNHCR supporters rallied over the past week to spread awareness around the globe about World Refugee Day and the plight of the forcibly displaced. 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
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
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
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
Stars Join World Refugee Day Campaign

Stars Join World Refugee Day Campaign Jun 18, 2013

More than 25 international celebrities including Paula Abdul, actor David Tennant, acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman, Vampire Diaries’ star Kat Graham, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, supermodel and former refugee, Alek Wek have joined the UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) World Refugee Day ‘1 family’ campaign to expose the devastating impact of war on families. More
Stars Rally For Writer Afflicted With Parkinson's Disease‏

Stars Rally For Writer Afflicted With Parkinson's Disease‏ Jun 12, 2013

Actresses Amber Benson, Whoopi Goldberg, noted writer/producer Neil Gaiman and a number of entertainment industry veterans are rallying to make ailing filmmaker Michael Reaves’ final film “Blood Kiss,” a reality. More
Help Stop The Tiger Trade In China

Help Stop The Tiger Trade In China Nov 25, 2011

The Environmental Investigation Agency and a number of stars are endorsing a new petition calling on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on tiger trade. More
Paul McCartney Joins Celebrity Supporters Of Tiger Charity

Paul McCartney Joins Celebrity Supporters Of Tiger Charity Oct 6, 2011

Paul McCartney is the latest celebrity to support TigerTime, a charity that aims to save the last 3,200 wild tigers on earth. More
Joanna Lumley Joins Celebrity Friends To Save Tigers

Joanna Lumley Joins Celebrity Friends To Save Tigers Jul 26, 2011

British actress Joanna Lumley has added her support to TigerTime, the new global charity campaign to save the last 3,200 wild tigers on earth. More
Annual Celebrity Charity Doodle Auction Set To Launch

Annual Celebrity Charity Doodle Auction Set To Launch May 7, 2010

The annual Neurofibromatosis, Inc. Celebrity Doodle Auction – reported earlier by LookToTheStars.org – is about to launch. More
Celebrity "Doodle" Auction Sets Sales Record

Celebrity "Doodle" Auction Sets Sales Record May 21, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (20 May 2008) – The gavel has pounded, the auction has ended, and NF, Inc., the national non-profit organization that supports families affected by Neurofibromatosis, has set a new sales record for its celebrity “Doodle” auction. More