Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Up For Award

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Up For Award Apr 14, 2010

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced three Audie finalists for the prestigious Audiobook of the Year Award and five finalists for the Distinguished Achievement in Production Award – including Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales, a charity release to raise money for Artists for a New South Africa. More
Samuel L. Jackson To Play Charity Golf With Hootie And The Blowfish

Samuel L. Jackson To Play Charity Golf With Hootie And The Blowfish Mar 23, 2010

Hootie and the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker will host a celebrity charity golf tournament in April. More
Celebrities Back A Massively Good Initiative

Celebrities Back A Massively Good Initiative Mar 16, 2010

Big names such as Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Susan Sarandon and will.i.am are backing the easiest way yet to contribute to the fight against AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and to improve maternal and child health care in developing countries: click on MASSIVEGOOD when booking an airline ticket on line or tell your travel agent to do so. More
Celebrity Designs On Offer In Qatar

Celebrity Designs On Offer In Qatar Feb 22, 2010

This Friday and Saturday, February 26-27, the Doha Marriott Hotel in Qatar is hosting a Whatever It Takes Shop and Draw for hope event in the main lobby featuring items from your favorite stars. More
LTTS Gift Idea - Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

LTTS Gift Idea - Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Dec 18, 2009

Looking for a Christmas gift that gives back? Last year, Look to the Stars brought you a story about Nelson Mandela's audiobook of African folktales read by your favorite stars. We have now learned that the Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) audiobook has been nominated for a Grammy! More
Stars Do Whatever It Takes For Charity In Qatar

Stars Do Whatever It Takes For Charity In Qatar Dec 17, 2009

Whatever It Takes is to hold a massive sale in Qatar next week featuring a huge amount of celebrity-designed items. More
Charitable Celebrities To Receive 21st Century Leaders Awards

Charitable Celebrities To Receive 21st Century Leaders Awards Oct 23, 2009

Celebrities will be out in abundance in Doha, Qatar, next week for the Whatever It Takes Experience presented by 21st Century Leaders and Whatever It Takes. More
Toronto Film Festival To Host Cinema Against AIDS

Toronto Film Festival To Host Cinema Against AIDS Sep 7, 2009

On September 15, 2009, amfAR – The American Foundation for AIDS Research – and Dignitas International will partner on the first-ever Cinema Against AIDS event during the Toronto International Film Festival. More
Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Tales For Charity

Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Tales For Charity Jul 3, 2009

In honor of Nelson Mandela, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) and Hachette Audio have produced an audiobook edition of Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, an award-winning book of stories hand-picked by the Nobel laureate. More
Interview Brad Pitt To Support Scholarship Program

Interview Brad Pitt To Support Scholarship Program Jun 11, 2009

This could be the opportunity of a lifetime: a new online auction is offering you the chance to attend the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, get exclusive access to the red carpet, and – with your own camera crew in tow – interview stars such as Brad Pitt and Samuel L. Jackson. And if that is not all, you will also mingle with the stars at the official after party. More
Samuel L. Jackson To Host Charity Golf Bash In London

Samuel L. Jackson To Host Charity Golf Bash In London Jun 1, 2009

Samuel L. Jackson, star of films such as The Spirit, Snakes on a Plane and Pulp Fiction, will be hosting a star-studded benefit in London on June 11, 2009. More
George Lopez Hosts Golf For Kidney Charity

George Lopez Hosts Golf For Kidney Charity May 4, 2009

Comedian George Lopez is currently hosting a golf tournament in support of The National Kidney Foundation of Southern California’s 30th Annual Gift of Life Tribute Celebration, this year paying tribute to noted philanthropist Stewart Rahr, President & CEO of Kinray, Inc. More
BBC Interviews LookToTheStars.org Founder

BBC Interviews LookToTheStars.org Founder Apr 17, 2009

LookToTheStars.org founder Myrlia Purcell was invited by the BBC’s World Today show to take part in a radio interview on the subject of celebrity philanthropy. More
Michael Jordan's Charity Golf Tournament A Success

Michael Jordan's Charity Golf Tournament A Success Feb 5, 2009

The eighth annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) – held at the Ocean Club Golf Course in the Bahamas – was once again a huge success. Jordan was joined by numerous friends who helped his four-day event raise over $150,00 for several worthy causes including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the James R. Jordan Foundation and the Butch Kerzner Summit Foundation. More
Charitable Stars Shine For Obama

Charitable Stars Shine For Obama Jan 22, 2009

Celebrities were out and about in droves on Tuesday to celebrate Barack Obama's inauguration by attending several charity balls. More
Scarlett Johansson's Germs Sold For Charity

Scarlett Johansson's Germs Sold For Charity Dec 26, 2008

Last week, Look To The Stars brought you the news that actress Scarlett Johansson was selling her used and cold-infected tissue to raise money for charity. We can now reveal how much it was sold for. More
Scarlett Johansson Sneezes For The Hungry

Scarlett Johansson Sneezes For The Hungry Dec 18, 2008

And now for one of the most bizarre celebrity charity stories ever: Scarlett Johansson is selling the tissue she sneezed into on Jay Leno's Tonight Show for charity. More
Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Stories

Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Stories Jul 17, 2008

In honor of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday this week, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) announced plans to produce an audiobook version of Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, an award-winning book of legendary tales hand-picked by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. More
Magic Johnson Receives 3rd Annual USA TODAY Hollywood Hero Award

Magic Johnson Receives 3rd Annual USA TODAY Hollywood Hero Award May 8, 2008

NBA Legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Earvin "Magic" Johnson received the 3rd annual USA TODAY Hollywood Hero Award presented by USA TODAY President and Publisher Craig A. Moon. A long-time humanitarian and social advocate, Johnson was honored for his work in entertainment, underserved communities and the founding of the Magic Johnson Foundation. More
Joe Pesci Joins Charity Golf Tournament

Joe Pesci Joins Charity Golf Tournament Apr 28, 2008

Actor Joe Pesci and former NFL players Sterling Sharpe and Kordell Stewart have joined the line-up of celebrities for the 2008 BMW Charity Pro-Am golf tournament on May 15, while actors Samuel L. Jackson, David James Elliott, Kevin Sorbo, and Lucas Black have withdrawn. More
Fore!! Celebrities Hit The Green For Charity

Fore!! Celebrities Hit The Green For Charity Apr 4, 2008

BMW’s Golf Charity Event will be televised live on the Golf Channel from the Bright’s Creek Golf Club, N.C., on May 15-18, 2008. It will be the only U.S. Nationwide golf tournament where amateurs, celebrities, and pros gather together for charity. More
Natalie Portman - Beauty, Brains, And Heart

Natalie Portman - Beauty, Brains, And Heart Jan 4, 2008

She may have made her name as Luke Skywalker’s mother in Star Wars, and has since gone on to make some of the most interesting art-house films produced in the last five years, but young starlet Natalie Portman is more than just another Hollywood bimbo. Under the beauty lies a brain and heart many people only dream of possessing. More
Celebrities Listen For Disadvantaged Children

Celebrities Listen For Disadvantaged Children Jan 3, 2008

A huge and exciting new global media campaign has kicked off to raise awareness and funds for some of the world’s most disadvantaged children. More
Celebrity Auctions Kick Off The New Year

Celebrity Auctions Kick Off The New Year Jan 1, 2008

The new year has kicked off with a flurry of celebrity charity auctions, with items for sale to benefit a plethora of worthwhile causes and issues. More
Artists Come Out To Shake the Blues

Artists Come Out To Shake the Blues Nov 20, 2007

The charity Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) held its annual concert and auctions on Thursday November, 15, 2007 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. The “Shaking the Blues” benefit supports ANSA’s work fighting HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and Africa, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Treatment Action Campaign, a grassroots organization at the forefront of South Africa’s fight against AIDS. More
Celebrities Lend Their Hands To Charity

Celebrities Lend Their Hands To Charity Nov 16, 2007

Over 40 celebrities from around the world are featured in a special new book to be released in time for Christmas. More
ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles

ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles Nov 2, 2007

On Thursday, November 15, 2007, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) will host “Shaking The Blues,” a star-studded benefit, at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening combines the power of music and activism to shake off our blues – from the personal to the global – and make a difference in the world. The event will feature blues-influenced musical artists as well as a multi-cultural array of renowned entertainers who are donating their time and talents to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US and Africa. More
Former Presidents Bush and Clinton Hailed For Charity Work

Former Presidents Bush and Clinton Hailed For Charity Work Sep 25, 2007

The stars came out in early September not only to celebrate the marking of the 75th anniversary of Save the Children but to hail the former U.S. Commanders in Chief George Bush Sr and Bill Clinton for their humanitarian efforts worldwide. The specific work recognized was the presidents’ efforts to raise money for the victims of the tsunami in Indonesia and Hurricane Katrina. More
AIDS Orphan Project in Running to Win $5M in American Express Contest

AIDS Orphan Project in Running to Win $5M in American Express Contest Jul 17, 2007

American Express Members Project, an online initiative for card-members to vote on ideas to make a positive impact in the world, announced results of elections for the Top 25 projects. Among the winners is Artists for a New South Africa's innovative program “Help African Children Orphaned by AIDS,” the only orphan or AIDS effort in the Top 25. More
Mandela, Clinton Auction Star Encounters For Charity

Mandela, Clinton Auction Star Encounters For Charity May 15, 2007

Fancy tea with Nelson Mandela? Or how about an African safari and passing a bit of time with Sir Richard Branson at a Virgin Unite project? Or if you prefer to spend your time on the green, a round of golf with Samuel L. Jackson at Leopard Creek Country Club could be the epitome of a truly Priceless Moment. More