Annie Lennox Backs Charity Campaign On World AIDS Day

Annie Lennox Backs Charity Campaign On World AIDS Day Dec 1, 2011

Eight in ten young people know that HIV cannot be transmitted by sharing a drink with someone who is HIV positive, yet three quarters say they still wouldn’t do it. Common myths and negative attitudes towards young people with HIV can leave many feeling alienated, alone and stigmatized. More
Bill And Chelsea Clinton To Host Millennium Network Event

Bill And Chelsea Clinton To Host Millennium Network Event Dec 1, 2011

The Fray will be special musical guest at next week’s Clinton Foundation Millennium Network event on Thursday, December 8, at Terminal 5 in New York City. More
Keep Warm With Scarlett Johansson For Charity

Keep Warm With Scarlett Johansson For Charity Dec 1, 2011

More than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. In an effort to help make a difference, Neff, a leading active lifestyle brand, announced today that they are partnering with actress Scarlett Johansson to raise money for City of Hope — one of the nation’s leading cancer research, treatment and education centers—in a project called, “Neff Hope”. The initiative has a simple mission: to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. More
Hugh Jackman And Mariah Carey Join Made With Pencils Celebrity Charity Campaign

Hugh Jackman And Mariah Carey Join Made With Pencils Celebrity Charity Campaign Dec 1, 2011

This holiday season, Pencils of Promise (PoP), a nonprofit whose mission is to build schools in the developing world, is launching their Made with Pencils campaign. The Made with Pencils campaign allows the world’s leading cultural curators and artistic minds to produce original works made from pencils that will be auctioned off to build new schools. More
Slash And Ozzy Feature In Gibson GuitarTown Charity Auction

Slash And Ozzy Feature In Gibson GuitarTown Charity Auction Dec 1, 2011

Gibson GuitarTown on The Sunset Strip, administered by the Gibson Foundation, is completing its yearlong “tour” of the boulevard and has announced the art guitars will be auctioned for charity on December 3, 2011, at Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery (9665 Wilshire Blvd.) beginning at 2 p.m. More
Ke$ha Wants You To Be A Street Dog Defender

Ke$ha Wants You To Be A Street Dog Defender Dec 1, 2011

Ke$ha has posted a special message for her fans, asking them to be Street Dog Defenders after witnessing a horrific case of animal abuse. More
Amy Winehouse's Dress Sold For Charity

Amy Winehouse's Dress Sold For Charity Dec 1, 2011

The iconic dress worn by Amy Winehouse on the cover of her Back To Black album has been sold for £43,200 at an auction in London, with the proceeds going to the Amy Winehouse Foundation. More
The Killers Release Annual Christmas Charity Single

The Killers Release Annual Christmas Charity Single Dec 1, 2011

Every year since 2006, The Killers have released an annual Christmas single for (RED) – featuring collaborations with Elton John, Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant, and Mariachi El Bronx – with proceeds from the sale of the songs going to fight AIDS. And this year is no exception! More
Ne-Yo And Swizz Beatz To Attend Songs Of Hope VII

Ne-Yo And Swizz Beatz To Attend Songs Of Hope VII Dec 1, 2011

Ne-Yo, Skylar Grey, Sara Bareilles, Swizz Beatz, Desmond Child, Mark Mothersbaugh (co-founder and lead singer of Devo), and other music and entertainment industry giants committed to fighting cancer and other life-threatening diseases will tonight take part in Songs of Hope VII, a special event and silent auction presented by Esquire that supports lifesaving research at City of Hope. More
Ellen Pompeo Helps Foster Kids Cook Holiday Meal

Ellen Pompeo Helps Foster Kids Cook Holiday Meal Dec 1, 2011

Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo recently mentored 18-year-olds who have “aged out” of the Los Angeles County foster care system by helping them learn how to prepare a holiday meal. More
Michael Douglas: Ban All Nuclear Weapons, Forever

Michael Douglas: Ban All Nuclear Weapons, Forever Nov 30, 2011

Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas is well known for his commitment to nuclear disarmament. Now he has teamed up with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization on a series of austere but powerful TV spots aimed at raising support for the Treaty. More
Vera Lynn Speaks Out Over Cruel Foie Gras

Vera Lynn Speaks Out Over Cruel Foie Gras Nov 30, 2011

Beloved by British troops for her outdoor concerts during World War II, Dame Vera Lynn now has a whole new flock of fans after penning a letter on behalf of PETA UK to Beverley Aspinall, managing director of Fortnum & Mason, asking her to stop the sale of the vile food product foie gras in the store. More
Daughtry To Tour For The Troops

Daughtry To Tour For The Troops Nov 30, 2011

Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry will bring their energetic live show and rock n roll anthems to American service members and their families overseas this holiday season, when they headline Tour for the Troops 2011, presented by the Air Force Reserve. More
Sting Named As Patron For New Music Education Facility

Sting Named As Patron For New Music Education Facility Nov 30, 2011

The Sage Gateshead are delighted to announce Sting as a founding Patron of their ambitious £1.3 million project to transform the remaining railway arches behind the iconic venue into a hub of creative training for some of the region’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people. More
Robert Davi Releases Charity Song For Christmas

Robert Davi Releases Charity Song For Christmas Nov 30, 2011

World-renowned actor and recording artist Robert Davi has released his re-imagined version of the Christmas classic song, “Mistletoe and Holly” today, to help The Salvation Army provide emergency assistance to the millions of families in need this Christmas season. More
Vanessa Hudgens Visits Jack The Moose In Alaska

Vanessa Hudgens Visits Jack The Moose In Alaska Nov 30, 2011

Last week, actress Vanessa Hudgens visited “Jack the Moose”, the three-year-old bull moose who performed alongside her recently while filming a scene for a feature production shot on location in Anchorage, Alaska. A few days after filming, Vanessa visited “Jack the Moose” at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. More
Matthew Modine To Host Film Screening For Dr Oz's HealthCorps

Matthew Modine To Host Film Screening For Dr Oz's HealthCorps Nov 30, 2011

HealthCorps – a national wellness movement with a proven peer mentoring program in schools across the United States – and actor and producer Matthew Modine announce the screening of Jesus Was a Commie, on Saturday, December 10, at 6 p.m. at the Crest Theatre in Downtown Sacramento. More
Obama Family To Light National Christmas Tree

Obama Family To Light National Christmas Tree Nov 30, 2011

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation have announced that President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their family will officially light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 1 at the 89th annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse in President’s Park, one of America’s nearly 400 national parks. More
Kevin Jonas And Josh Groban Attend TJ Martell Foundation Wine Dinner

Kevin Jonas And Josh Groban Attend TJ Martell Foundation Wine Dinner Nov 30, 2011

Celebrities, music executives, sommeliers and wine connoisseurs helped celebrate the 8th Annual World Tour of Wine Dinner on November 17th to benefit the TJ Martell Foundation, the music industry’s largest foundation that supports cancer research at three esteemed Manhattan hospitals. More
PETA Honors Famous Vegetarians On Postage Stamps

PETA Honors Famous Vegetarians On Postage Stamps Nov 29, 2011

A number of famous vegetarians are featuring on a limited edition sheet of US postage stamps launched by PETA. More
Kylie Minogue Donates Lexus To Charity Auction

Kylie Minogue Donates Lexus To Charity Auction Nov 29, 2011

Kylie Minogue has donated her car to a charity auction to raise money for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. More
Alice Cooper To Host Annual Celebrity Charity Concert For Christmas

Alice Cooper To Host Annual Celebrity Charity Concert For Christmas Nov 29, 2011

Celebrating its 11th season, Alice Cooper's annual Christmas Pudding brings together some of the finest musicians, dancers, and comedians in entertainment history. More
Jessica Biel To Host Charity:Water Ball

Jessica Biel To Host Charity:Water Ball Nov 29, 2011

Jessica Biel is set to host the sixth annual Charity: Ball on December 12. More
Annie Lennox To Address International Parliamentary Conference

Annie Lennox To Address International Parliamentary Conference Nov 29, 2011

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK) is pleased to announce that UN AIDS Ambassador Annie Lennox OBE will give the closing plenary address at the International Parliamentary Conference on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), ‘Reaching for 2015: Governance, Accountability and the Role of the Parliamentarian’ on Thursday 1 December 2011. More
Supermodel Doutzen Kroes Joins Charity Campaign

Supermodel Doutzen Kroes Joins Charity Campaign Nov 29, 2011

As part of their ongoing support of philanthropic programs, A|X Armani Exchange has partnered with dance4life and their current ambassador – supermodel Doutzen Kroes – to design an exclusive dance4life t-shirt to benefit the dance4life organization. More
Kris Allen's Charity Initiative Proves Popular

Kris Allen's Charity Initiative Proves Popular Nov 29, 2011

The Music Empowers Foundation has revealed that its most recent initiative to support music education programs in public schools is already surpassing goals. More
Stars Donate Items To Grammy Charity Auction

Stars Donate Items To Grammy Charity Auction Nov 28, 2011

The GRAMMY Charity Black Friday Sale — a post-Thanksgiving closeout including all-new “buyitnow” bargains and slashed prices on amazing celebrity autographed memorabilia and VIP experiences — is perfect for the music lover in your life! More
Annie Lennox To Perform At Charity Launch In London

Annie Lennox To Perform At Charity Launch In London Nov 28, 2011

On 29th November, mothers2mothers, a charity that supports pregnant women and new mothers living with HIV in Africa, will launch in Europe with a live performance from Annie Lennox at One Mayfair in London. More
Vivienne Westwood Invests Funds In Rainforest Charity Campaign

Vivienne Westwood Invests Funds In Rainforest Charity Campaign Nov 28, 2011

Dame Vivienne Westwood is investing her own funds to launch a 7 million pound fundraising campaign supporting the rainforest charity Cool Earth, founded by Frank Field MP, to demonstrate how rapidly money can be deployed into rainforest programs. More
LTTS Book Review: Philanthrocapitalism

LTTS Book Review: Philanthrocapitalism Nov 28, 2011

For anyone interested in the charity work of the rich and the famous, Philanthrocapitalism by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green is – in the words of Bill Clinton – “an important book.” More