Pau Gasol Named Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF

Pau Gasol Named Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF Jul 4, 2019

NBA All-Star player and two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol has been appointed as a Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF. More
Jimmy Kimmel To Be Honored At The 2018 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala

Jimmy Kimmel To Be Honored At The 2018 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala Sep 17, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, more than 1,400 people will attend the Children's Hospital Los Angeles From Paris with Love gala presented by Hasbro at The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE. More
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Teams Up with NBA Cares to Combat Childhood Cancer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Teams Up with NBA Cares to Combat Childhood Cancer Mar 13, 2018

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is once again teaming up with NBA Cares for Hoops for St. Jude Week March 11 – 17 to raise awareness and support for the hospital’s lifesaving mission. More
Drew Barrymore To Be Honored At 2016 Children's Hospital Los Angeles Once Upon A Time Gala

Drew Barrymore To Be Honored At 2016 Children's Hospital Los Angeles Once Upon A Time Gala Aug 31, 2016

On Saturday, October 15, 2016, more than 1,200 people will attend the Children's Hospital Los Angeles ‘Once Upon a Time’ Gala at The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE. More
NBA Cares Combats Childhood Cancer During Hoops For St. Jude Week

NBA Cares Combats Childhood Cancer During Hoops For St. Jude Week Mar 22, 2016

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is once again teaming up with NBA Cares for Hoops for St. Jude Week March 20 – 27 to raise awareness and support for the hospital’s lifesaving mission. More
NBA Celebrates St. Jude Children's Research Hospital During Hoops for St. Jude Week

NBA Celebrates St. Jude Children's Research Hospital During Hoops for St. Jude Week Apr 6, 2015

The NBA family will once again come together during Hoops for St. Jude Week April 3-9 to raise awareness of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's lifesaving work and celebrate the league’s long-standing support of the world-class hospital. 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
Ewan McGregor Supports Voices Of Children In Emergencies

Ewan McGregor Supports Voices Of Children In Emergencies May 20, 2014

The European Union and UNICEF have launched a campaign to highlight the situation of millions of children around the world affected by disasters, catastrophes and conflicts – by giving some of these boys and girls the opportunity to tell their stories. More
Stars Support Children Of Syria On Third Anniversary Of Conflict

Stars Support Children Of Syria On Third Anniversary Of Conflict Mar 16, 2014

March 15 marked the third anniversary of the outbreak of conflict in Syria, and a number of stars used the occasion to hit their social media sites and call their fans to help the children who are suffering. More
NBA Stars Speak Out To Save Africa’s Endangered Wildlife‏

NBA Stars Speak Out To Save Africa’s Endangered Wildlife‏ Mar 14, 2014

NBA Cares, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) global social responsibility program, and WildAid are launching ‘No Hype,’ a new message to reduce demand for ivory and rhino horn. More
NBA Stars Help Sick Kids At St Jude Children's Research Hospital

NBA Stars Help Sick Kids At St Jude Children's Research Hospital Mar 11, 2014

Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. More
Pau Gasol Raises $24,000 For Typhoon Haiyan Victims

Pau Gasol Raises $24,000 For Typhoon Haiyan Victims Nov 25, 2013

UNICEF Ambassador and National Basketball Association (NBA) star Pau Gasol pledged $1,000 for every point he scored at the Los Angeles Lakers game on Friday, November 22, to support critical U.S. Fund for UNICEF fundraising relief efforts in the aftermath of Super Tyhoon Haiyan. More
Pau Gasol Returns From UNICEF Visit To Iraq

Pau Gasol Returns From UNICEF Visit To Iraq Jul 30, 2013

Pau Gasol, two-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers and UNICEF Spanish Committee Ambassador since 2003, has returned today from visiting Syrian refugees in Iraq. More
NBA Star Tyson Chandler Speaks Out Against Trade Of Wildlife Products In China

NBA Star Tyson Chandler Speaks Out Against Trade Of Wildlife Products In China Mar 8, 2013

WildAid and NBA Cares, the NBA’s global social responsibility program, have announced another step in their partnership promoting wildlife conservation in the United States and aimed at reducing the illegal trade of wildlife products in China. More
Pau Gasol Supports Hoops For St. Jude

Pau Gasol Supports Hoops For St. Jude Feb 25, 2013

This week, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and ESPN are teaming up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fight against pediatric cancer by raising awareness and funds to support lifesaving work for children. More
An Evening With Pau Gasol For UNICEF

An Evening With Pau Gasol For UNICEF Dec 18, 2012

UNICEF Ambassador Pau Gasol met with U.S. Fund for UNICEF supporters as a reminder that millions of children around the world need our help. More
Photos: Heidi Klum And Pau Gasol Honored At Children's Hospital Gala

Photos: Heidi Klum And Pau Gasol Honored At Children's Hospital Gala Oct 22, 2012

Heidi Klum, Pau Gasol and The Walt Disney Company were honored last week at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Gala: Noche de Ninos, for their compassion and dedicated support of the hospital’s mission. More
Heidi Klum And Pau Gasol To Be Honored At Children's Hospital Los Angeles Gala

Heidi Klum And Pau Gasol To Be Honored At Children's Hospital Los Angeles Gala Oct 11, 2012

At just 11 years-old, Dustin Meraz knew he wanted his life to make a difference for seriously ill children. A terminal cancer patient, Dustin’s last wish was to inspire grown-ups to have the courage to care about kids in need. More
Pau Gasol Sees UNICEF's Work In Chad

Pau Gasol Sees UNICEF's Work In Chad Sep 3, 2012

Pau Gasol, Silver Medalist at the 2012 Olympics, two-time NBA champion and a UNICEF Spain Ambassador since 2003, recently visited several areas in the Kanem region in Chad, where thousands of families are affected by the nutritional crisis in the Sahel. More
Pau Gasol Visits Drought Victims In Chad

Pau Gasol Visits Drought Victims In Chad Aug 27, 2012

Pau Gasol, Silver Medalist at the 2012 Olympics, the two-time NBA champion and UNICEF Spain Ambassador since 2003, is in Chad visiting communities affected by the nutritional crisis in the Sahel. More
Pau Gasol Honored With Kia Community Assist Award

Pau Gasol Honored With Kia Community Assist Award Jun 6, 2012

Los Angeles Lakers forward-center Pau Gasol is the recipient of the first-ever season-long Kia Community Assist Award in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work, the NBA announced yesterday. More
Pau Gasol Honored For Charity Work

Pau Gasol Honored For Charity Work May 21, 2012

UNICEF has offered its congratulations to UNICEF Ambassador and LA Laker Pau Gasol for winning the 2011-2012 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award. More
Pau Gasol Goes Beyond School Books

Pau Gasol Goes Beyond School Books May 1, 2012

UNICEF Ambassador and champion of education, professional basketball player Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers, took part in ‘Beyond School Books’, a podcast series on education in emergencies as part of Global Action Week (22-28 April). More
Stars Support City Year Los Angeles Spring Break

Stars Support City Year Los Angeles Spring Break Mar 30, 2012

City Year Los Angeles, an education-focused, nonprofit organization that partners with public schools to help keep students in school and on track to graduate, will hold their second annual Spring Break: Destination Education event May 5, 2012 at the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, CA. More
Pau Gasol Launches App For UNICEF

Pau Gasol Launches App For UNICEF Mar 29, 2012

UNICEF Ambassador and NBA player Pau Gasol is launching the storybook app Give A Day. Narrated by Gasol in three languages—English, Spanish, and Catalonian—this tale promotes child rights and will raise funds for UNICEF programs through Pau’s Project, an initiative that supports education and nutrition programs in Africa. More
NBA Stars Launch Hoops For St. Jude Week

NBA Stars Launch Hoops For St. Jude Week Mar 28, 2012

When the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) biggest stars hit the court this week it won’t just be the title they are playing for, but something much greater – finding a cure for childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. More
Tom Hanks Joins Heidi Klum For Celebrity Charity Karaoke

Tom Hanks Joins Heidi Klum For Celebrity Charity Karaoke Mar 19, 2012

For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF gave celebrity supporters a reason to sing their hearts out alongside the electrifying Rickey Minor Band for the Playlist with the A-List karaoke benefit event on Thursday night. More
Stars Help Launch World Poker Tour Charity

Stars Help Launch World Poker Tour Charity Mar 14, 2012

On Sunday, March 11, 2012, World Poker Tour (WPT) invited guests to the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills to celebrate the launch of WPT Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to utilizing World Poker Tour’s unmatched platform to influence positive change on a global scale. More
Celebrity Charity Initiative: Aid Still Required In Haiti

Celebrity Charity Initiative: Aid Still Required In Haiti Feb 3, 2011

What do Maroon 5, Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and Spike Lee have in common? They’re three of dozens of celebrities who are concerned about the situation in Haiti and are doing something about it. More
NBA Joins Charity Initiative For World AIDS Day

NBA Joins Charity Initiative For World AIDS Day Dec 1, 2010

The NBA is joining Greater Than AIDS to mobilize NBA fans and local communities in response to AIDS in the United States and reduce the stigma associated with the disease. More