Hepburn Dress Nets £467,200 ($914,000) For Charity

Hepburn Dress Nets £467,200 ($914,000) For Charity Dec 8, 2006

The winning bid for Audrey Hepburn's “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” dress surpassed all expectations and resulted in a windfall for charity City of Joy Aid. More
Buffett Goes Broke After 45mins of Charity Poker Tournament

Buffett Goes Broke After 45mins of Charity Poker Tournament Dec 8, 2006

Bridge skills failed to help the chances of billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett in a charity poker tournament to benefit the Nebraska chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More
Iconic Eveningwear Up For Auction

Iconic Eveningwear Up For Auction Dec 2, 2006

Trademark pieces worn by two of film’s most famous characters are to be auctioned off for charity in the first half of December. More
Hilary Duff Buys 200,000 Meals For Refugees

Hilary Duff Buys 200,000 Meals For Refugees Dec 2, 2006

Pop star Hilary Duff has donated 200,000 meals through charity USA Harvest to two shelters in Texas which continue to house refugees from the August 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. More
Making Friends With 3 Needles

Making Friends With 3 Needles Nov 29, 2006

Award-winning independent film director & writer Thom Fitzgerald graciously took the time to share with Look to the Stars his thoughts about his new movie 3 Needles. The film tells three stories from the global AIDS crisis. Like a good friend, he helped me to see movies, storytelling, AIDS and myself differently — much as he hopes his movie 3 Needles will do for you. More
Colbert Show Portrait Prop Nets Money for Children’s Charity

Colbert Show Portrait Prop Nets Money for Children’s Charity Nov 26, 2006

When The Colbert Report, a half-hour TV-news commentary satire that follows The Daily Show, celebrated its one-year anniversary last month, the show decided to replace a mainstay set prop: the portrait-within-a-portrait of host Stephen Colbert. More
"Modfather" Paul Weller Launches Guitar Campaign

"Modfather" Paul Weller Launches Guitar Campaign Nov 25, 2006

Former Jam singer Paul Weller has launched a campaign to build giant guitars for charity. More
Celebrities, Volunteers Step Up To The Plate

Celebrities, Volunteers Step Up To The Plate Nov 23, 2006

On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, the homeless men, women and children along Los Angeles’ Skid Row were served a holiday dinner in what has become an annual event. The Los Angeles Mission provides the meals while close to 400 volunteers, including Kirk Douglas and wife Anne, Minnie Driver, Leeza Gibbons, Sally Kirkland, and Kevin Nealon help prepare, serve and clear plates. Last year, more than 3,000 people were fed a full course Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. More
Stars Turn Out For LA Free Clinic Anniversary

Stars Turn Out For LA Free Clinic Anniversary Nov 21, 2006

Mick Jagger, Claire Danes, Zach Braff, Martin Scorsese, Bob Saget and Don Rickles took the stage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday night to honor Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey at a gala dinner celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Free Clinic. More
The Hollywood Cookbook Launch Party

The Hollywood Cookbook Launch Party Nov 20, 2006

Stars and food converged at Kitchen Academy in Hollywood last night for a party launching The Hollywood Cookbook — a beautiful 271-page hardcover collection of sumptuous recipes, each accompanied by a large photo, from the personal kitchens of 20 celebrities and 6 world-class chefs. Five dollars from each purchase benefits 20 important charities dear to the hearts of the celebrity contributors. More
Comic Relief Brings Laughter to New Orleans

Comic Relief Brings Laughter to New Orleans Nov 15, 2006

Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams are back to host the 20th Anniversary of the US Comic Relief event this Saturday, November 19th. After an eight-year hiatus, the beloved event has returned to raise funds for New Orleans and the people still suffering from the effects of last year’s hurricane. Comedians such as Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, Ray Romano and Roseanne Barr have joined the cause. More
Beckham backs Blue Peter Appeal

Beckham backs Blue Peter Appeal Nov 15, 2006

On November 8, superstar footballer David Beckham appeared on the UK children’s TV programme Blue More
The Magnitude of Fortitude - When Parkinson’s Patients Feel Their Lives Are Crumbling, The HollyRod Foundation Provides Stability

The Magnitude of Fortitude - When Parkinson’s Patients Feel Their Lives Are Crumbling, The HollyRod Foundation Provides Stability Nov 14, 2006

It is a tremor that will send shockwaves through nearly 60,000 families in the U.S. this year. However, it will not be registering on the Richter scale; the shift in their world will be caused by the diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. They will join the estimated 1.5 million afflicted Americans, along with their loved ones, who feel the reverberations of a disorder that leaves physical destruction, emotional devastation and financial ruin in its wake. Out of this rubble, a resolve emerges to research and fund a cure amongst the chaos. More
Sarah Jessica Parker Plugs UNICEF’s Annual Trick-or-Treat Fundraiser

Sarah Jessica Parker Plugs UNICEF’s Annual Trick-or-Treat Fundraiser Nov 11, 2006

Just days before Halloween, Sarah Jessica Parker appeared on ABC News speaking to Diane Sawyer in support of UNICEF’s trick-or-treat campaign. More
Brooke Shields Helps Launch Million Toy Drive

Brooke Shields Helps Launch Million Toy Drive Nov 8, 2006

In its annual preparation for the Christmas season, US charity Toys for Tots has found a powerful ally in Toys “R” Us and a vocal supporter in actress Brooke Shields. More
Tony Blair Calls Celebrity Radio Competition for Charity

Tony Blair Calls Celebrity Radio Competition for Charity Nov 7, 2006

Listeners of UK’s Virgin Radio programme “Who’s Calling Christian?” were amazed when Prime Minister Tony Blair phoned to enter the show’s celebrity call-in competition. More
Charity Founded by Steve Irwin to Sell Wristbands Benefiting Wildlife

Charity Founded by Steve Irwin to Sell Wristbands Benefiting Wildlife Nov 6, 2006

Though Steve Irwin was tragically killed in September diving off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, his legacy will live on in charities that work to help save endangered wildlife. More
Buy a Day With The Who, Help Charity

Buy a Day With The Who, Help Charity Nov 4, 2006

Starting on 26th October, fans of The Who have a ten-day-long opportunity to bid for a day on the road with the rock legends. More
Branson Pledges $3 Billion to Combat Global Warming

Branson Pledges $3 Billion to Combat Global Warming Nov 3, 2006

On the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative, Virgin Group entrepreneur Richard Branson committed all the profits from his 4 airlines and train company, projected to be $3 billion over the next 10 years, to be invested in developing energy sources that do not contribute to global warming. More
Natalie Imbruglia to Perform at ROTA Benefit Dinner in Qatar

Natalie Imbruglia to Perform at ROTA Benefit Dinner in Qatar Oct 28, 2006

Natalie Imbruglia is set to perform at the second annual Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) benefit dinner being held on November 4, in Doha, Qatar’s capital city. More
Bon Jovi Works to Provide Affordable Housing in Philadelphia

Bon Jovi Works to Provide Affordable Housing in Philadelphia Oct 26, 2006

Earlier this month rocker Jon Bon Jovi, standing alongside former President Bill Clinton, announced the proposed renovation and rebuilding of fifteen abandoned row houses in North Central Philadelphia. More
'Rock For Darfur' Myspace campaign

'Rock For Darfur' Myspace campaign Oct 24, 2006

MySpace.com has led a campaign entitled Rock For Darfur — a series of concerts across North America in which the participating big-name bands donate portions of their ticket sales to Oxfam's relief efforts in Sudan and neighboring Chad. October 21st saw more than 20 concerts unite rock, pop, reggae and country artists for a common cause. More
Sachs Appeal - Who is Jeffrey Sachs?

Sachs Appeal - Who is Jeffrey Sachs? Oct 18, 2006

Brad Pitt sang his praises at the ONEXONE fundraiser, and George Soros donated $50 million to the program which he directs, the UN Millennium Project. Bono and Madonna are also big supporters, and Angelina Jolie has filmed an MTV special promoting his work. More
Green Day and U2 single to benefit Music Rising

Green Day and U2 single to benefit Music Rising Oct 18, 2006

Two of the biggest bands in history are to release a joint single to benefit the rebuilding of New Orleans. Green Day and U2 got together for dinner in February to try and think of a project suitable for this cause. Seven months later, the bands met again in London at the studios in Abbey Road made famous by The Beatles, and tried a cover of ‘The Saints Are Coming’, originally recorded by The Skids in 1978. More
Google.org Operating as a For-Profit Charitable Organization

Google.org Operating as a For-Profit Charitable Organization Oct 16, 2006

Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have brought together all of their company’s charitable efforts in the form of Google.org, an organization that works to solve problems associated with poverty, disease, and the environment worldwide while simultaneously relying on a for-profit business model. More
Pitt and Jolie Donate to Daniel Pearl Foundation

Pitt and Jolie Donate to Daniel Pearl Foundation Oct 16, 2006

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marked what would have been the 43rd birthday of late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl by donating $100,000 to the charitable foundation set up in his memory. More
Sheryl Crow Brings Message of Hope to the Big Screen

Sheryl Crow Brings Message of Hope to the Big Screen Oct 13, 2006

Breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow has a movie date with you! The songstress recorded a series of Public Service Announcements for City of Hope, bringing attention to their lifesaving research and treatment programs. Over 16,000 US theaters will air the PSAs that will run from September 29th till October 25th. More
The Forecast Shows RAINN On The Web

The Forecast Shows RAINN On The Web Oct 12, 2006

With Tori Amos on the advisory board, Rachel Bilson & Kevin Smith lending their support, being named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth Magazine, and having just honored the first one million callers who have received help from the National Sexual Assault More
Stars Deliver For Literacy Charities

Stars Deliver For Literacy Charities Oct 12, 2006

Kate Winslet, Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Pryce and Phil Collins are among 40 celebrities who have donated their time and artistic skills to the UK Pitney Bowes Pushing the Envelope campaign. More
Nobody Walks in L.A. ... Except For A Good Cause!

Nobody Walks in L.A. ... Except For A Good Cause! Oct 11, 2006

On October 15th, the streets of L.A. will play host to the 21st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles! More