Bill Clinton's GIVING Is Coming Out

Bill Clinton's GIVING Is Coming Out Aug 30, 2007

Former President Bill Clinton's new book, GIVING: How Each of Us Can Change the World, hits bookshelves next week. GIVING is Clinton’s latest effort to inspire activism and public service in the world at both the corporate level and at the individual level. More
Colbert's Cast on eBay

Colbert's Cast on eBay Aug 29, 2007

Stephen Colbert's pain is set to bring relief to injured soldiers returning to the States. The Comedy Central news presenter broke his wrist during a fall, and has decided to make the best of the situation. More
Celebrities Play Bingo For Charity

Celebrities Play Bingo For Charity Aug 28, 2007

British pop star Robbie Williams is one of a host of celebrities involved with Legendary Bingo, a weekly fundraising event held in Los Angeles. The singer was part of a charity evening earlier in August, held at Hamburger Mary’s Bar and Grill, with proceeds going towards breast cancer research. More
More Artists Join Farm Aid in New York

More Artists Join Farm Aid in New York Aug 27, 2007

As reported earlier, Farm Aid is set to take place on Sunday, September 9 at Randall’s Island in New York City. This is the first time that the day-long music festival will take place in New York, and it’s setting the stage for future major concert events to feature an abundance of family farm food vendors, serving local, organic, humanely-raised and family farmed food. There will also be hands-on, interactive exhibits with farmers and activities that inspire living a homegrown life. More
Brad Pitt Leads Zero Energy Housing Project

Brad Pitt Leads Zero Energy Housing Project Aug 26, 2007

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hosted a charity dinner this weekend in the Hamptons to raise funds for victims who are still in need of housing two years after Hurricane Katrina’s devastation. More
Mexican Stars Launch Venture For Social Justice

Mexican Stars Launch Venture For Social Justice Aug 24, 2007

Mexican actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna have launched a production company that will focus on documentaries addressing social justice issues. More
Celebrity Portraits Up For Auction

Celebrity Portraits Up For Auction Aug 23, 2007

Autographed portraits of some of Hollywood’s brightest stars are up for auction on the internet this month, as part of the “Stars For A Cause”: charity Gala to be held in September. More
Celebrities Wear Their Hearts On Their Sleeves

Celebrities Wear Their Hearts On Their Sleeves Aug 21, 2007

This Summer has seen both style and flair in the fashion world, and nowhere has this been more evident than in the clothes worn by celebrities. From the metallic mini-dresses that made a splash at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards to the dazzling array of gowns seen at the 79th Academy Awards, celebrity fashions have made it a year to remember. Yet, in a season that has included a host of environmental and humanitarian events, many stars have used what they wear to raise awareness of some big social and ecological subjects. They have embraced issue-based labels as a way of provoking thought on some of the most important problems facing the world today. More
Stars Read Stories for Charity

Stars Read Stories for Charity Aug 19, 2007

Joanna Lumley and Tony Robinson have lent their voice talents to a series of downloadable stories for children. Recordings of the Mr Men and Little Miss books from Roger Hargreaves’ best-selling series benefit the Variety Club, a charity which works with underprivileged children. More
Oxfam Raising Funds for Earthquake Victims

Oxfam Raising Funds for Earthquake Victims Aug 18, 2007

Oxfam America is seeking donations to help victims of Wednesday’s earthquake in Peru. The magnitude 8.0 quake killed over 500 people, leaving more than 1000 wounded and thousands of people homeless. An estimated 80% of the houses were destroyed in Pisco, a city about 160 miles southeast of Peru’s capital, Lima. More
VH1 Save the Music Celebrates 10th Anniversary

VH1 Save the Music Celebrates 10th Anniversary Aug 17, 2007

Music television channel VH1 will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their charitable arm, VH1 Save The Music Foundation, on September 20 by hosting a celebrity gala in New York. More
Now is the Hour For Chris Tucker

Now is the Hour For Chris Tucker Aug 16, 2007

He’s a movie star, a comedian, and now, as his new film Rush Hour 3 is released around the world, Chris Tucker has revealed a philanthropic side to his persona as well. More
Russell Simmons and Lil' Kim Support Lisa Lopes Orphanage

Russell Simmons and Lil' Kim Support Lisa Lopes Orphanage Aug 16, 2007

The Lisa Lopes Foundation is celebrating the grand opening of the Lisa Lopes Rural School and Orphanage with its Celebrity Auction and Fund-raiser this More
Goo Goo Dolls to Play Benefit Gig

Goo Goo Dolls to Play Benefit Gig Aug 15, 2007

American rock band the Goo Goo Dolls are to end their current tour by playing a benefit gig at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on September 6. The band agreed to reschedule a June show for September, and all proceeds will go towards the Griffith Park Recovery Fund, an organization set up to help replenish the natural vegetation destroyed in the park during devastating forest fires in May. More
Morgan Fairchild Emcees for Children's Charity Gala

Morgan Fairchild Emcees for Children's Charity Gala Aug 15, 2007

When the limousine stops at the red carpet, the guests applaud the arrival of the celebrity passengers. But veteran actress Morgan Fairchild and members of the Little River Band likely will take second billing to a group of 25 local Make-A-Wish kids who many consider the real stars of a series of annual events hosted by Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation. More
Kate Hudson Gets Styled for WildAid

Kate Hudson Gets Styled for WildAid Aug 14, 2007

Actress Kate Hudson will be featured in celebrity hairstylist David Babaii’s new line of hair care and styling products, DAVID BABAII FOR WILDAID. The products contain natural ingredients and are free of sulfates, chemical preservatives, animal products and animal testing. More
Lil' Kim Cares About Charity

Lil' Kim Cares About Charity Aug 13, 2007

There’s more to Grammy Award winner Lil' Kim than music; she is also an established philanthropist. Often taking time to give back, she understands her social responsibility to the community and is committed to using her influence to inspire people. More
Autographed Harry Potter Books Up For Auction

Autographed Harry Potter Books Up For Auction Aug 12, 2007

People may think that author JK Rowling would have a lot of spare time on her hands now with the release of the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series. But she is filling that time by giving a little back to her fans, especially those in need. More
Richard Branson Attends Virgin Festival in Baltimore

Richard Branson Attends Virgin Festival in Baltimore Aug 10, 2007

Soaring temperatures of over 100°F did not stop 80,000 music lovers from attending a massive two-day charity concert held at the Pimlico Raceway in Baltimore on August 4 and 5. The Baltimore Virgin Festival was part of a series of concerts being held this year, partly organized by Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin brand. More
Farm Aid Concert Lineup Announced

Farm Aid Concert Lineup Announced Aug 10, 2007

Farm Aid has announced the full lineup of performers for its upcoming day-long event, Farm Aid 2007: A HOMEGROWN Festival. Artists representing a variety of genres are slated to join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews on Sunday, September 9 at Randall’s Island in New York City. The show will promote food from family farmers and raise funds for Farm Aid’s work throughout the year to strengthen family farm agriculture. More
Gary Sinise to Play Benefit Concert

Gary Sinise to Play Benefit Concert Aug 9, 2007

Gary Sinise is to play a concert to raise funds for a new memorial wall in Brooklyn on August 11. The Oscar nominated actor will join his rock group, The Lt. Dan Band, on stage at the Whitman Theater for an evening of entertainment, including a catalog of songs that covers everything from Jimi Hendrix to Bruce Springsteen to Evanescence. More
Linkin Park VIP Packages Available on eBay

Linkin Park VIP Packages Available on eBay Aug 8, 2007

Linkin Park fans have just one day left to bid on VIP packages for the Project Revolution Tour. The band is auctioning off VIP packages, inviting fans to help them raise funds for their Music for Relief Foundation. More
Reese Witherspoon Joins Women’s Health Crusade

Reese Witherspoon Joins Women’s Health Crusade Aug 7, 2007

Actress Reese Witherspoon is Avon’s first ever Global Ambassador, serving as the Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation and focusing on raising awareness about breast cancer, domestic violence and emergency relief initiatives. More
Hilary Duff Dishes It Out at Homeless Shelter

Hilary Duff Dishes It Out at Homeless Shelter Aug 6, 2007

Singer Hilary Duff served up chicken and stew for hundreds of homeless and working poor men last week at Hope Mission's Herb Jamieson Center, a shelter in downtown Edmonton, Alberta. She stopped by the Center as part of her campaign to raise awareness about poverty and hunger. More
Paris Hilton Enjoys A Night By The Ocean

Paris Hilton Enjoys A Night By The Ocean Aug 5, 2007

Paris Hilton is making good her promise to be involved in more charities, and was one of over 500 people to attend the 4th annual “Night By The Ocean Charity Gala and Auction” on July 22nd. Celebrities, sports stars, and Hollywood and surfing industry executives all came together at the Beverly Hills Hotel for a night of fun and performances to raise awareness of spinal cord injuries. More
Bourne For Charity

Bourne For Charity Aug 3, 2007

Actor Matt Damon has raised $192,000 for a children’s charity by attending the premiere of his new film in Oklahoma City. More
Michelle Yeoh Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Michelle Yeoh Against Illegal Wildlife Trade Aug 3, 2007

Actress and former beauty queen Michelle Yeoh has joined WildAid in utilizing YouTube to post videos on the wildlife poaching crisis. WildAid is a non-profit organization that seeks to put an end to illegal wildlife trade “by focusing on awareness to reduce the demand for threatened and endangered species products and to increase public support for wildlife conservation.” More
Leonardo DiCaprio Brings Us Eco-Town

Leonardo DiCaprio Brings Us Eco-Town Aug 2, 2007

Leonardo DiCaprio and Craig Piligian of Pilgrim Films & Television approached Discovery earlier this year with a new reality TV idea. The resulting 13-part series, ‘Eco-Town’, will chronicle the rebuilding of the tornado-ravaged town of Greensburg into a maintainable model of eco-living. More
Celebrities Cast Aside Their Clothing For Charity

Celebrities Cast Aside Their Clothing For Charity Aug 1, 2007

It is not a case of what to wear for celebrities this month, but rather of what to give away, as eBay and other auction websites are inundated with the closet cast-outs of a variety of actors and singers. More
Shakira Joins Latin American Solidarity Action Foundation

Shakira Joins Latin American Solidarity Action Foundation Jul 31, 2007

Shakira has announced her plan to raise $200 million for the charity América Latina en Acción Solidaria (ALAS). More