A Very Special Christmas

A Very Special Christmas Dec 24, 2007

Christmas may already be upon us, and Santa may at this very moment be squeezing his way down your chimney, but there is still time for one last fix of Christmas shopping. More
Hanson Walks For Charity

Hanson Walks For Charity Dec 24, 2007

Earlier this month, brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac of music group Hanson took a walk with fans in Toronto to raise awareness for poverty and AIDS in Africa. Eager to discuss their charity efforts, Hanson hopes that the walk will “help people to recognize the issues that exist.” More
Don Henley Gets To The Heart Of The Matter

Don Henley Gets To The Heart Of The Matter Dec 21, 2007

The music of the Eagles is many things to many people, reminding some of their youth, and others of the canyons and deserts that make up the wild, untouched areas of America. And now fans have the chance to own a piece of music history, with the proceeds going to save the wide open areas the band’s songs represent. More
Angelina Jolie Seeks Accountability

Angelina Jolie Seeks Accountability Dec 21, 2007

Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has a dream – she is hoping for a year of accountability. Jolie’s essay in The Economist’s “The World in 2008” pulled no punches as she gave evidence on what accountability is needed for and how it can change, and has changed, the destructive spiral of vengeance around the world. More
Sir Paul McCartney - Santa's Famous Charity Helper

Sir Paul McCartney - Santa's Famous Charity Helper Dec 20, 2007

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why – Santa Claus is coming to town… but he might not be alone. More
Led Zeppelin's Charity Return

Led Zeppelin's Charity Return Dec 20, 2007

Rock legends Led Zeppelin made a long-anticipated comeback on December 10 with a sold-out charity concert at London’s O2 arena that left fans, young and old, screaming for more. More
Kristin Davis Supports Oxfam on Rachael Ray Show

Kristin Davis Supports Oxfam on Rachael Ray Show Dec 19, 2007

Sex and the City actress Kristin Davis is set to appear on the Rachael Ray Show today, with an adorable miniature donkey by her side. More
Bono And Hirst Make Art History Now

Bono And Hirst Make Art History Now Dec 19, 2007

Bono and his (RED) organisation are lending support for the upcoming Valentine’s Day art auction by Sotheby’s at the Gagosian Gallery in New York, expected to raise a whopping $40 million. More
A Wonderful Night For Charity

A Wonderful Night For Charity Dec 18, 2007

It was a night to warm you both inside and out, with good music to dance to, and a cause to make the warm fuzziness spread from the dance floor to the soul. And all due to the return to the stage of one of music’s best known entertainers. More
JK Rowling Spellbound By Charity Book Sale

JK Rowling Spellbound By Charity Book Sale Dec 18, 2007

Originally expected to bring in around $100,000, JK Rowling's book “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” instead raised nearly $4 million… in just ten minutes of bidding. It is a price unheard of for a children’s book at auction and forty times what was anticipated. More
Stars Keep On Giving

Stars Keep On Giving Dec 17, 2007

The giving just keeps on going this holiday season, with a whole bunch of celebrities donating items to charity auctions, and others taking the time to attend events and fork out massive amounts of money for good causes. More
Brad Pitt Sets Sights On New Orleans

Brad Pitt Sets Sights On New Orleans Dec 17, 2007

Brad Pitt's goal to build 150 sustainable green homes in Ninth Ward, New Orleans, following the destruction of the area by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is coming to fruition at long last. More
Look To The Stars Asks Romeo

Look To The Stars Asks Romeo Dec 14, 2007

Romeo (formerly “Lil’ Romeo”) is not only a well known rapper/actor but also the eighteen year old son of producer and entertainment mogul Master P. His father was a featured competitor on the television hit, “Dancing with the Stars”. Moreover, with the wonderful things the dynamic duo of father and son are doing in several communities in the USA, they may dance a place right into your heart. More
Clooney And Cheadle Receive Peace Award

Clooney And Cheadle Receive Peace Award Dec 14, 2007

Actors George Clooney and Don Cheadle have been presented with a prestigious award for their efforts to help civilians caught up in the conflict in Darfur at a function in Rome. More
Billy Joel - A Philanthropic Man

Billy Joel - A Philanthropic Man Dec 13, 2007

Billy Joel is back with his first new song since 1994 – sort of. The 58-year-old singer has made a triumphant return with “Christmas in Fallujah”, a protest song about the war in Iraq, with proceeds going to charity. More
Emma Thompson Speaks Out for the Forgotten

Emma Thompson Speaks Out for the Forgotten Dec 12, 2007

The Helen Bamber Foundation is holding a Candlelight Vigil to Remember the Forgotten in London this evening. The charity works with survivors of genocide, torture, trafficking and rape, offering them the support they need to rediscover their strength and security. The Foundation also works towards an end to human trafficking, offering hope to the living disappeared. More
Celebrity Auctions For Christmas

Celebrity Auctions For Christmas Dec 11, 2007

As the clock counts down to Christmas, celebrities have been keeping busy and warm by signing as many different items as humanly possible and donating them to a plethora of auctions. The holiday season may be at fever pitch now, but there is certainly a wide range of gift ideas to ease the stress of last minute shopping. More
Celebrities Offer Support To Darfur

Celebrities Offer Support To Darfur Dec 10, 2007

The Sudanese region of Darfur is benefiting from several new initiatives this month, all designed to raise awareness and money for the war-torn area. And the biggest effort comes from an independent record label that has waded into the music industry to put its money where its mouth is. More
Kite Runner Auction Raises Afghan Hopes

Kite Runner Auction Raises Afghan Hopes Dec 7, 2007

Madonna, Will Ferrell and Angelina Jolie are among the many celebrities who have joined the Kite Runner Auction, which runs until the 15th of December. More
Jamie Oliver's Charity Dinner Raises £225,000

Jamie Oliver's Charity Dinner Raises £225,000 Dec 7, 2007

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver hosted his Fifteen Foundation’s annual fund-raising dinner in London on December 5th, raising £225,000 ($457,000) to help train unemployed youths for careers in the restaurant business. More
Melua Calls On TV Bosses To Support Charity

Melua Calls On TV Bosses To Support Charity Dec 7, 2007

Katie Melua has asked the producers of the hit British TV talent show The X Factor to donate the proceeds from the show’s forthcoming Christmas single to charity. More
Colin Firth - Pride And Philanthropy

Colin Firth - Pride And Philanthropy Dec 6, 2007

“Fame hasn’t got much use to anybody really, except for getting upgraded tables in restaurants.” More
Osbournes Auction A Success

Osbournes Auction A Success Dec 5, 2007

It was a sight not often seen in an auction room – heavy metal fans battling a bidding duel with art lovers. But this is exactly what was witnessed when Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon auctioned off belongings from their former Beverly Hills mansion over the weekend of November 30 and December 1. Over 600 lots went under the hammer, raising a colossal $800,000 for charity – twice the amount expected. More
Colombian Charities Benefit From BeLive 2007

Colombian Charities Benefit From BeLive 2007 Dec 5, 2007

Six of the largest non-profit organizations in Colombia joined efforts at Karu & Y Restaurant in Miami on November 15 for BeLive 2007, a gala to raise awareness of the problems plaguing the South American country. NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya, his wife Connie, and the charity they founded, the Formula Smiles Foundation, hosted the gala. More
Stars Design Ugg Boots For Charity

Stars Design Ugg Boots For Charity Dec 4, 2007

It may be cold, and snow may be falling outside your window, but a new charity auction might have just the thing to keep you warm and cosy this winter. A host of celebrities have got together to fight the winter blues by designing a range of sheepskin-lined Ugg boots, with all proceeds going to fight childhood diseases. More
Black Eyed Peas Hold Charity Party

Black Eyed Peas Hold Charity Party Dec 4, 2007

It was a balmy night in Hollywood, but that did not keep celebrities devoted to friendship and charity away from a birthday fundraiser for apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda Lindo) of hip hop group the Black Eyed Peas. The red carpet arrivals streamed into the Vanguard Nightclub on November 27 with their party shoes on and their hearts on their sleeves – they were there to have fun and raise money for charities in the Philippines. More
Stars Support World AIDS Day

Stars Support World AIDS Day Dec 3, 2007

It was a powerful moment when former South African President Nelson Mandela made his way to the stage with the aid of a walking stick to address tens of thousands of people in Johannesburg on December 1, World Aids Day. More
Celebrity Chef Serves Up Charity for Kids

Celebrity Chef Serves Up Charity for Kids Dec 3, 2007

It was a humbling experience for celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay when he met brave children suffering from spina bifida. Known for raising hell in the kitchen, the volcanic star showed a more angelic side as he and his wife Tana played with children during a visit to a charity centre in Scotland. Ramsay vows to work with the Scottish Spina Bifida Association for the rest of his life. More
Exclusive Interview: Jackie Chan Talks To Look To The Stars

Exclusive Interview: Jackie Chan Talks To Look To The Stars Nov 30, 2007

One of the greatest things about our work at Look To The Stars is the chance to ‘discover’ the wonderful things that celebrities do everyday. In doing so, we often find that our idols are true heroes. This is especially true of action hero Jackie Chan, a legend of Hong Kong cinema and star of the three “Rush Hour” movies. Chan volunteers his time to help many charities, the closest to his heart being the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, an organization that has helped thousands of people since he started it in 1988. More
Jon Bon Jovi To Headline Benefit Concert

Jon Bon Jovi To Headline Benefit Concert Nov 30, 2007

The New Jersey shoreline will come to life a few days before Christmas, with a benefit concert featuring some of the best local talent, as well as one of the area’s favorite sons. More