Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org And Burlington Stores To Support Teachers And Students

Common Joins AdoptAClassroom.org And Burlington Stores To Support Teachers And Students Jul 24, 2017

AdoptAClassroom.org, the award-winning national non-profit organization that helps teachers and students get the materials they need to learn and achieve in the classroom, is proud to announce its inaugural partnership with the national off-price retailer, Burlington Stores. More
Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet

Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet Jul 24, 2017

As part of his 47th birthday celebrations, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and the actor playing the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, is calling on his friends, family and fans to help him raise funds to support UN climate action programmes. More
Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage

Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage Jul 24, 2017

UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin’s greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage, as part of the national Zero Tolerance Campaign against child marriage. More
Hoda Kotb, Tia Mowry Team Up To Eat Dessert First For Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Hoda Kotb, Tia Mowry Team Up To Eat Dessert First For Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Jul 24, 2017

Fans can come up with several reasons for why it’s good to eat dessert first. But the Dairy Queen system has come up with the best reason yet. More
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches Inaugural Nursing Home Transition Grants

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches Inaugural Nursing Home Transition Grants Jul 24, 2017

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, is awarding seven Quality of Life Nursing Home Transition (NHT) grants totaling $280,000 to seven Centers for Independent Living (CILs) nationwide. More
Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project

Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Jul 21, 2017

A plethora of stars attended an exclusive concert by Don Henley and friends Jackson Browne and Bill Murray in support of Oceana and The Walden Woods Project. More
Fleetwood Mac Named MusiCares Person Of The Year 2018

Fleetwood Mac Named MusiCares Person Of The Year 2018 Jul 21, 2017

Two-time GRAMMY winners Fleetwood Mac will be honored at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute on Jan. 26, 2018. More
Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets

Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets Jul 21, 2017

In a few weeks, actress Nia Long and her son Massai Dorsey Jr. will travel to Tanzania to support the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign in its global fight against malaria. More
Pamela Anderson Offers Mayor Free Lunches If He Goes Vegan To Help Slim Down Jackson

Pamela Anderson Offers Mayor Free Lunches If He Goes Vegan To Help Slim Down Jackson Jul 21, 2017

Jackson may have just landed the number one spot on a list of the “Fattest Cities in America” — but “fit at 50” Pamela Anderson has a solution. More
Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine

Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine Jul 21, 2017

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. More
PETA Statement On Chester Bennington's Death

PETA Statement On Chester Bennington's Death Jul 20, 2017

PETA Vice President Colleen O’Brien has made a statement on the tragic death of Chester Bennington, frontman of Linkin Park. More
Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements

Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements Jul 20, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and three time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, met with Syrian and Lebanese youth in refugee settlements in Lebanon to mark World Youth Skills Day on Saturday 15 July. More
Derek Hough And National Sports Coaches Support 10th Annual National Suit Drive

Derek Hough And National Sports Coaches Support 10th Annual National Suit Drive Jul 20, 2017

As Men’s Wearhouse continues its 10th annual National Suit Drive throughout July, the company is teaming up with dancer, choreographer, actor and TV personality Derek Hough to collect donations of gently-used professional attire for unemployed Americans. More
Skai Jackson And DoSomething.org Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign

Skai Jackson And DoSomething.org Launch Anti-Bullying Campaign Jul 20, 2017

DoSomething.org, one of the largest global organizations for young people and social change, is partnering up with Takis for “Treat Yo Friends,” an anti-bullying campaign that addresses the issues young people face with Isolationism. More
Malala Visits Nigeria To Draw Attention To Education Crisis

Malala Visits Nigeria To Draw Attention To Education Crisis Jul 20, 2017

During her visit to Nigeria, education activist Malala Yousafzai met this week with girls displaced by the Boko Haram crisis. More
Starlight Children's Foundation And Athletes For Hope Deliver 100,000 Starlight Brave Gowns To Hospitals

Starlight Children's Foundation And Athletes For Hope Deliver 100,000 Starlight Brave Gowns To Hospitals Jul 20, 2017

Starlight Children's Foundation announces its first major distribution of 100,000 Starlight Brave Gowns to hundreds of Starlight partner hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country, in partnership with Athletes For Hope whose member athletes will help deliver gowns to pediatric patients throughout the U.S. More
Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation

Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation Jul 19, 2017

Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, Lily Tomlin, Alison Pill, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Stephanie Cayo, Briana Evigan, Heidi Nazarudin, Christina Ochoa, and Sally Pressman were among those who attended the 10th annual SeaChange Summer Party in Laguna Beach on Saturday evening to support Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
Kevin Hart Announces Usher And Dave Chappelle As Headliners For Fourth Annual Hartbeat Weekend

Kevin Hart Announces Usher And Dave Chappelle As Headliners For Fourth Annual Hartbeat Weekend Jul 19, 2017

Kevin Hart and HartBeat Productions announce the return of HartBeat Weekend at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with headliners Dave Chappelle and Usher. More
Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela Jul 19, 2017

Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela's 99th birthday, the United Nations yesterday honoured his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. More
Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction

Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction Jul 19, 2017

On the heels of their annual Art For Life Gala event, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons) has launched an online auction to support their mission of providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to under-represented artists and artists of color. More
Stars Light Up The Stage In First Ever The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles

Stars Light Up The Stage In First Ever The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles Jul 19, 2017

This week, stars of the stage and screen dazzled a full house at the Theatre at ACE Hotel during the first ever The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles. More
Mandela's Vision For A Better World

Mandela's Vision For A Better World Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017 marks a significant milestone for The Elders as they celebrate ten years since Nelson Mandela founded the group, brought together for peace, justice and human rights. More
Russell Simmons' 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million

Russell Simmons' 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million Jul 18, 2017

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. More
Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner

Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner Jul 18, 2017

Don Henley is set to host the Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner in September. More
Stars Join Animal Coalition In Urging Congress To Oppose Wild Horse Slaughter

Stars Join Animal Coalition In Urging Congress To Oppose Wild Horse Slaughter Jul 18, 2017

Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning, Ian Somerhalder and countless other equine enthusiasts joined The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Return to Freedom and the ASPCA to draw attention to the threat posed to wild horses and burros. More
The Duchess Of Cambridge Speaks About Marine Conservation

The Duchess Of Cambridge Speaks About Marine Conservation Jul 18, 2017

Last week, the Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the Natural History Museum’s Hintze Hall, and spoke about marine conservation. More
Robin Wright To Headline Premier Tech Gathering For Social Good

Robin Wright To Headline Premier Tech Gathering For Social Good Jul 17, 2017

Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced that Robin Wright will join the lineup for bbcon 2017, the leading tech conference exclusively for the social good community, being held in Baltimore, October 17-19 at the Baltimore Convention Center. More
Halle Berry Celebrates Startups Who Want To Change the World

Halle Berry Celebrates Startups Who Want To Change the World Jul 17, 2017

Oscar-winning actress, philanthropist and businesswoman Halle Berry was in Los Angeles last week to crown the winners of the Chivas Venture – Chivas Regal’s $1 million global search to find and support the next generation of startups that want to succeed while creating a better future for society. More
Lilly Singh Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Lilly Singh Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jul 17, 2017

Actress, comedian, and author Lilly Singh was appointed UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador at a special event during the weekend in New Delhi. More
Make-A-Wish And ESPN Announce The Return Of The Annual My Wish Series

Make-A-Wish And ESPN Announce The Return Of The Annual My Wish Series Jul 17, 2017

For the 12th consecutive year, Make-A-Wish and ESPN are joining forces to give sports fans everywhere a glimpse at the transformation that takes place when children with critical illnesses meet their favorite athlete, team or sports personality. More