Bob Barker Donates $1 Million To Animal Ethics Program

Bob Barker Donates $1 Million To Animal Ethics Program Feb 12, 2008

Bob Barker, best known for hosting CBS’s The Price Is Right, won 19 Emmy Awards during his 50-year television career before retiring in June, 2007. But retirement for Bob Barker simply translates into more time to pursue a cause close to his heart – the ethical treatment of animals. More
Shakira Sheds Threads For Charity

Shakira Sheds Threads For Charity Feb 11, 2008

Although the Northern Hemisphere is still gripped with winter chills, it has not stopped some celebrities from shedding their clothes… for a good cause, of course. More
Black Eyed Peas Rock The Peapod Party

Black Eyed Peas Rock The Peapod Party Feb 11, 2008

The Black Eyed Peas held their fourth annual charity concert at the Avalon in Hollywood last week, with a plethora of celebrity friends turning up to raise money for charity. More
Madonna And Friends Shine A Light On Malawi

Madonna And Friends Shine A Light On Malawi Feb 8, 2008

If you were to look on a map, you could be excused for missing Malawi completely. Bordered by Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique in South East Africa, the nation of Malawi is shaped like a lightning bolt, with much of its land area covered by a massive lake. But it a country that is in dire need of help, and a host of celebrities turned out to a dazzling evening of fun on Wednesday, February 6, to raise awareness for what is one of the poorest countries in the world. More
Celebrities Put Their Votes Where Their Hearts Are

Celebrities Put Their Votes Where Their Hearts Are Feb 7, 2008

Celebrity endorsement and music have been essential features of political campaigns for the last 70 years. One of the earliest examples dates back to 1932, when Franklin D. Roosevelt used “Happy Days Are Here Again” as the theme song to his first presidential campaign. It eventually became the unofficial anthem for the Democrats, was used for years afterwards, and set a new standard in the way elections were campaigned. More
Clay Aiken Visits Mexico With UNICEF

Clay Aiken Visits Mexico With UNICEF Feb 6, 2008

Singer Clay Aiken has just returned from a Christmas spent in flood-ravaged Mexico, where he visited children affected by the country’s worst natural disaster for over a decade. More
Charity Gifts For Valentine's Day

Charity Gifts For Valentine's Day Feb 5, 2008

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it is time to think about loving gifts that rise above the standard red roses. And there are a number of products available this month that not only tell that special person how much you care, but also help raise money for those who are less fortunate. Shoes, dresses, T-shirts, and even a second-hand swimsuit are on offer to help Cupid’s arrow hit its mark. More
A Valentine's Day Gift From Julianne Moore

A Valentine's Day Gift From Julianne Moore Feb 5, 2008

Actress Julianne Moore and her children have turned the Valentine’s Day lead-up into a charity drive with a new initiative called the Hopeful Hearts Program. As part of the program, Valentine’s Day cards featuring children’s artwork can be printed or e-mailed to classmates and sweethearts, in return for donations to Save the Children. More
Stars Gather For Cystic Fibrosis Benefit

Stars Gather For Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Feb 4, 2008

A cold London night was made a little warmer on Thursday, when a host of stars came out to raise money for sufferers of a chronic genetic disease. More
Sarah McLachlan Performs For MusiCan

Sarah McLachlan Performs For MusiCan Feb 4, 2008

Sarah McLachlan, one of Canada’s most celebrated female singer/songwriters, performed for Vancouver schoolchildren last week in support of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ music education charity, MusiCan. More
George Clooney - A Messenger Of Peace

George Clooney - A Messenger Of Peace Feb 1, 2008

Academy Award winner George Clooney was made a United Nations Messenger of Peace at a function in New York yesterday, January 31, and has pledged to “shine a light” on UN peacekeeping efforts around the world, particularly in Darfur. More
Alica Keys' Mission To Find A Superwoman

Alica Keys' Mission To Find A Superwoman Feb 1, 2008

Alicia Keys continues her efforts to raise awareness for Keep A Child Alive with the launch of the “As I Am” Contest. Based on the song Superwoman from Keys’ As I Am album, the contest seeks modern day women leading extraordinary lives. More
A Legendary Evening In The Fight Against Poverty

A Legendary Evening In The Fight Against Poverty Jan 31, 2008

It was a large and enthusiastic crowd that filled the Roone Arledge Auditorium at Columbia University on Monday night, and anticipation crackled through the air like electricity. Over 1,300 students and members of the public packed the building, looking for a good time, an entertaining time, and an informative time. More
Bid Now For Rock 'N' Roll History

Bid Now For Rock 'N' Roll History Jan 30, 2008

Just hours remain in a charity auction that offers an item for connoisseurs of Rock and arbiters of Roll. The guitar played by Nigel Tufnel (AKA Christopher Guest) of Spinal Tap at the London leg of Live Earth is up for sale in a once-in-a-lifetime event. More
Celebrity Soccer Match Scores For Charities

Celebrity Soccer Match Scores For Charities Jan 30, 2008

Former US soccer player/World Cup champion Mia Hamm and her husband, Major League Baseball player Nomar Garciaparra, have rallied some of their closest celebrity friends for a charity soccer match benefiting Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the Mia Hamm Foundation. More
Stars Sell Out For Charity

Stars Sell Out For Charity Jan 29, 2008

Celebrities old and new are backing sales to benefit good causes this month, with one young starlet opening her closet for charity in a bid to help save some of the most endangered species on the planet, and a well-known actor auctioning radios for Africa. More
Clinton Asks Miners To Dig Deep

Clinton Asks Miners To Dig Deep Jan 29, 2008

Former US president Bill Clinton and Canadian mining financier Frank Giustra, partners in the new Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI), are asking the mining and financial community to dig deep into their pockets. More
Johnny Depp's Words Of Kindness For Dying Boy

Johnny Depp's Words Of Kindness For Dying Boy Jan 28, 2008

One of Hollywood’s favorite sons, Johnny Depp, has brought cheer to the final days of a young boy’s life. More
Elissa Sursara's Comfort in Charity

Elissa Sursara's Comfort in Charity Jan 27, 2008

Young actress Elissa Sursara is mourning the death of a close friend this week, following the passing of actor Heath Ledger. More
Julia Roberts - More Than Just A Pretty Woman

Julia Roberts - More Than Just A Pretty Woman Jan 25, 2008

Julia Roberts may be one of the most instantly recognizable actresses in Hollywood, but as a child she suffered from an affliction shared by over 3 million other Americans. Along with her brother, Heroes star Eric Roberts, the actress was a chronic stutterer. But it was a disorder she fought to overcome, and now she is helping others overcome the frustrating complaint. More
New Online Game Raises Awareness Of Rainforests

New Online Game Raises Awareness Of Rainforests Jan 25, 2008

Sting's environmental protection charity, The Rainforest Foundation, has released a new online game, Congo Jones and the Loggers of Doom. The game, somewhat reminiscent of the hit game ‘Pitfall’ from the 80’s, helps players learn about protecting the world’s rainforests. More
Celebrities Kept Busy With Charity Initiatives

Celebrities Kept Busy With Charity Initiatives Jan 24, 2008

Philanthropic celebrities have been more than busy lately, helping charities through a series of unique and exciting initiatives and events. More
Bill Murray Tees Off For Health Clinic On Wheels

Bill Murray Tees Off For Health Clinic On Wheels Jan 24, 2008

Actor Bill Murray and his brothers have once again opened the greens to the Murray Bros. Caddyshack Charity Golf Tournament, to raise funds for a state-of-the-art mobile hospital serving Northeast Florida’s working poor, homeless, and disadvantaged children. More
Seal To Headline Charity Benefit Concert

Seal To Headline Charity Benefit Concert Jan 23, 2008

Seal is set to headline the 4th Annual Benefit Concert for More
Garth Brooks To Hold Fire Relief Concerts

Garth Brooks To Hold Fire Relief Concerts Jan 23, 2008

Country music singer Garth Brooks will perform five concerts over two days, a rare endeavor in the music industry, to raise $3 million for the McCormick Tribune Foundation's Southern California 2008 Fire Relief Campaign. More
Elton John Donates Motorcycles To Africa

Elton John Donates Motorcycles To Africa Jan 22, 2008

One of Africa’s poorest countries has received a special gift from one of entertainment’s biggest and most colorful stars. More
Soap Star Auctions Himself For Charity

Soap Star Auctions Himself For Charity Jan 22, 2008

Cameron Mathison, the charismatic star of “All My Children”, is hoping to charm ladies into donating to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, an industry based HIV/AIDS fundraising organization. The New York-based soap hunk is willing to put himself up for auction at Town Hall to benefit the charity. Mathison will host the event on March 2, 2008. More
Mia Farrow Blocked From Darfur Peace Rally

Mia Farrow Blocked From Darfur Peace Rally Jan 21, 2008

Police have stopped actress Mia Farrow from holding a rally in Cambodia as part of a campaign to end atrocities in Darfur. More
Doctor Who's Mission For Cancer Research

Doctor Who's Mission For Cancer Research Jan 21, 2008

On screen, David Tennant plays Doctor Who, the eccentric Time Lord who travels through space battling injustice and righting wrongs in the long-running BBC television series of the same name. But off screen, Tennant has a more personal mission: to raise funds for cancer research. The actor recently took time off from his busy filming schedule to star in a promotional video for the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR). More
Eric Clapton - Standing At The Crossroads Of Addiction

Eric Clapton - Standing At The Crossroads Of Addiction Jan 18, 2008

Although regarded by many as one of the best rock and blues guitarists to ever live, Eric Clapton is a man who has suffered for his art. But the succession of addictions and the tragic personal dramas have not stopped the legend from becoming one of the most successful performers in the world today, and have fueled his desire to help those who face the same problems in their daily struggle to survive. More