Viola Davis: Creativity Is The Only Way To Survive

Viola Davis: Creativity Is The Only Way To Survive May 26, 2015

McCann Worldgroup & The Paley Center for Media are very proud to announce that the critically revered film, theater and TV actress Viola Davis will be joining the “Creativity is the Only Way to Survive” seminar they are hosting at the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 1pm. More
Viola Davis To Continue Role As Ambassador For Hunger Campaign

Viola Davis To Continue Role As Ambassador For Hunger Campaign Mar 27, 2015

Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis has announced, alongside The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), that she will continue her role as Ambassador for a second year with Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the America. More
Kerry Washington Honored With GLAAD Vanguard Award

Kerry Washington Honored With GLAAD Vanguard Award Mar 24, 2015

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored Kerry Washington, Roland Emmerich, and the best in film and television at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. More
Stars Attend 13th Annual Night Before Fundraiser In Support Of MPTF

Stars Attend 13th Annual Night Before Fundraiser In Support Of MPTF Feb 23, 2015

A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers came together on February 21st, 2015 for the 13th annual ‘Night Before’ party to benefit MPTF. More
U2 Supports Campaign To Build Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

U2 Supports Campaign To Build Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Jan 12, 2015

Legendary rock band U2 has thrown its support behind the Legacy of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiding to bring one of Nelson Mandela's final wishes to fruition – the construction of the 5th dedicated children’s hospital on the entire continent of Africa. More
Hunger Is Awards $1.3 Million To 198 Local Hunger Charities

Hunger Is Awards $1.3 Million To 198 Local Hunger Charities Nov 5, 2014

The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced that Hunger Is, their joint charitable initiative to fight childhood hunger in America, has awarded over $1.3 million in grants to 198 local charities to connect hungry children living in neighborhoods to healthy food throughout the country. More
Television's Biggest Stars Celebrate 8th Annual Evening Before Event

Television's Biggest Stars Celebrate 8th Annual Evening Before Event Aug 26, 2014

Many of television’s biggest stars came out to Century Park, CA on Sunday night to celebrate the Eighth Annual “Evening Before” event, which benefitted MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund). More
Viola Davis Helps Raise $4.5 Million To Fight Childhood Hunger In America

Viola Davis Helps Raise $4.5 Million To Fight Childhood Hunger In America Jun 18, 2014

The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced they have raised more than $4.5 million in support of Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in America. More
Melissa Peterman To Host Unusual Suspects Theatre Company Gala

Melissa Peterman To Host Unusual Suspects Theatre Company Gala May 23, 2014

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company (US), an award-winning non-profit that provides transformational theatre-arts programs and mentorship to underserved Los Angeles County youth and families, has announced that Melissa Peterman (ABC’s “Baby Daddy”) is hosting its 6th Annual Gala, “Change. Together.” on May 29th, 2014 at the historic Cicada Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles. More
Unusual Suspects Theatre Company To Host Star-Studded Annual Gala

Unusual Suspects Theatre Company To Host Star-Studded Annual Gala Apr 18, 2014

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company (US), an award-winning non-profit that provides transformational theatre-arts programs and mentorship to underserved Los Angeles County youth and families, is hosting its 6th Annual Gala, “Change. Together.” on May 29th, 2014 at the historic Cicada Restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles. More
Viola Davis Joins Campaign To End Childhood Hunger

Viola Davis Joins Campaign To End Childhood Hunger Mar 28, 2014

Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis, together with The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) today launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States. More
Bob Barker Stands Up For Elephants

Bob Barker Stands Up For Elephants Jun 26, 2013

Hot on the heels of the controversy surrounding the Cole Bros. Circus — which was in Rhode Island over the weekend and is notorious for racking up fines and citations for its treatment of elephants and for partnering with an exhibitor with a record of beating and neglecting elephants — TV icon Bob Barker is making an appeal on PETA's behalf to Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox urging him to allow Rhode Island’s proposed ban on bullhooks to come to a vote. More
Viola Davis Says No To Circus Bullhooks

Viola Davis Says No To Circus Bullhooks May 29, 2013

As Rhode Island’s legislature considers a proposed ban on bullhooks — weapons that circuses use to beat and intimidate elephants — Rhode Island native Viola Davis has sent a letter on PETA's behalf urging state legislators to support the ban. 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
ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood: The Power Of Our Presence

ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood: The Power Of Our Presence Jan 16, 2013

ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, will recognize the extraordinary achievements of Black women in film and television with its 6th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, taking place on February 21, 2013 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. More
David Schwimmer Joins Stars At Rape Treatment Center Event

David Schwimmer Joins Stars At Rape Treatment Center Event Oct 17, 2012

Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis lent her voice to raise awareness about rape and the sexual abuse of children by hosting the annual brunch to benefit the Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center on Sunday October 14, at Greenacres in Beverly Hills. More
Viola Davis To Host Rape Treatment Center Brunch

Viola Davis To Host Rape Treatment Center Brunch Oct 4, 2012

Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis will lend her voice to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault by hosting the annual brunch to benefit the Rape Treatment Center (RTC) at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. More
Livia Firth Named As Oxfam Ambassador

Livia Firth Named As Oxfam Ambassador Jul 20, 2012

Oxfam is delighted to announce Livia Firth as its newest Global Ambassador, joining among others Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Scarlett Johansson, and Coldplay's Chris Martin to partner the charity in its campaigning and fundraising work. More
Join Russell Brand At Friendly House Awards Luncheon

Join Russell Brand At Friendly House Awards Luncheon Jul 3, 2012

Comedian Russell Brand may have raised eyebrows in the past but on the 27th of October, you can join him and other philanthropists in raising money for Friendly House. More
Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To Viola Davis' Upward Bound Fund

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To Viola Davis' Upward Bound Fund Mar 7, 2012

Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 to the scholarship fund of the Upward Bound at Rhode Island College program—a fund founded by fellow Best Actress nominee and Upward Bound alumna Viola Davis and her sister. More
Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School Mar 1, 2012

Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 to a charter school in the Rhode Island city of Central Falls. More
Celebrities Help The Environment At The Tony Awards

Celebrities Help The Environment At The Tony Awards Jun 16, 2010

Home appliance leader LG Electronics USA, with assistance from stars from the stage and screen, including Tony Award winners Scarlett Johansson and Viola Davis, as well as Helen Mirren, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, Raquel Welch, Kristin Chenoweth and the band Green Day helped make the Great White Way “green” at the 64th Annual Tony Awards. More
Viola Davis To Attend Friendly House Luncheon For Women In Recovery

Viola Davis To Attend Friendly House Luncheon For Women In Recovery Oct 6, 2009

On Saturday, October 24th 2009 Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis will host the annual Friendly House Luncheon. This star studded event at the beautiful Beverly Hilton Hotel will raise money and awareness about the oldest home for women in recovery in the country – Friendly House. More
Forest Whitaker Gets Behind Mandela Day

Forest Whitaker Gets Behind Mandela Day May 15, 2009

Forest Whitaker joined a host of celebrities at an event yesterday to raise awareness of Mandela Day, an annual celebration of Nelson Mandela's life and a global call to action for people to recognize their individual power to make an imprint and change the world around them. More
Meryl Streep's Doubt For Actors Fund

Meryl Streep's Doubt For Actors Fund Nov 28, 2008

The Actors Fund of America is holding a special screening of the movie Doubt, and invites you to join the film’s stars Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis to raise money for their cause. More