Sir Paul McCartney Busy With Charity Campaigns

Sir Paul McCartney Busy With Charity Campaigns Jul 2, 2008

Sir Paul McCartney will appear in an advertising campaign in Britain this month to encourage people to support the Paralympic Games in Beijing. More
Pratchett Donation Inspires Grassroots Alzheimer’s Campaign

Pratchett Donation Inspires Grassroots Alzheimer’s Campaign Jul 2, 2008

Best-selling author Terry Pratchett, suffering from a rare form of Alzheimer’s since 2007, gave $1 million to the Alzheimer's Research UK in March 2008. Prompted by Pratchett’s philanthropy, a group of loyal readers have formed an online fundraising campaign, Match It For Pratchett. More
Celebrity Chefs Honored For Chicken Campaigns

Celebrity Chefs Honored For Chicken Campaigns Jul 2, 2008

Celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall have received awards from the RSPCA for their work to improve animal welfare. More
Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday Party Rocks London

Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday Party Rocks London Jul 1, 2008

Hyde Park was transformed into a giant birthday bash Friday night as 46,664 people joined “birthday boy” Nelson Mandela and a stellar lineup of entertainers to raise funds and awareness for his 46664 charity. More
Teri Hatcher Helps Desperate Kenyans

Teri Hatcher Helps Desperate Kenyans Jul 1, 2008

Desperate Housewives’ Teri Hatcher has made a huge donation to help those affected by poverty and disease in Kenya. More
Wyclef Jean Pushes For Economic Change In Haiti

Wyclef Jean Pushes For Economic Change In Haiti Jul 1, 2008

Hip hop artist Wyclef Jean spent five days in his native Haiti last week to further his humanitarian efforts in the impoverished Caribbean nation, and used the visit to call for serious economic change. More
P. Diddy Encourages Safe Drinking With New Campaign

P. Diddy Encourages Safe Drinking With New Campaign Jul 1, 2008

As part of their new “Play-A-Part” initiative, E! Entertainment has teamed up with Sean "Diddy" Combs and CÎROC Vodka to create a multi-platform public action campaign that promotes drinking responsibly and offers a solution for people to find a safe ride home. E!‘s Drive Safe campaign includes on-air spots that feature some of today’s hottest celebrities at a popular Hollywood nightclub, as well as easy online and wireless access to taxi services across the country. More
Yao Ming To Build Schools In China

Yao Ming To Build Schools In China Jul 1, 2008

Following the devastating earthquakes last month in China’s Sichuan and Gansu provinces, Yao Ming – Chinese center for the Houston Rockets basketball team – felt compelled to do something and to do it quickly… so he created the Yao Ming Foundation. More
Look To The Stars With Celebrity Society Magazine

Look To The Stars With Celebrity Society Magazine Jun 30, 2008

The Look to the Stars team prides itself on reporting inspirational celebrity news that other sources miss, and on its close partnerships with charities and celebrities. We were therefore delighted to act as guest editors for Celebrity Society Magazine, highlighting the philanthropic work of a number of top celebrities. More
Ben Affleck Gets The Whole Picture About The Congo

Ben Affleck Gets The Whole Picture About The Congo Jun 30, 2008

Ben Affleck took a Nightline crew along on his third trip in a year to the Democratic Republic of Congo in an effort to raise awareness about the plight of its people. More
Paris Hilton Donates To Children's Hospital

Paris Hilton Donates To Children's Hospital Jun 30, 2008

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton has made a substantial donation to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles. More
Bid For Yoga With Russell Simmons

Bid For Yoga With Russell Simmons Jun 30, 2008

One lucky bidder will have the chance to stretch their limbs with Russell Simmons at a private yoga lesson in a new charity auction the hip hop mogul has launched on eBay. More
Tiger Woods Foundation Wants Cell Phones For Soldiers

Tiger Woods Foundation Wants Cell Phones For Soldiers Jun 30, 2008

“This event means a lot to me,” wrote Tiger Woods in a note to his fans expressing his appreciation for their outpouring of support for the AT&T National, in which 120 of the world’s best players will compete for the AT&T National tournament trophy and $6 million in prize money at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesday, MD, on July 2-6. More
Sir Elton John's White Tie And Tiara Party Hits The Beach

Sir Elton John's White Tie And Tiara Party Hits The Beach Jun 27, 2008

Once a year Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish throw open the doors of their exquisite Berkshire home to a sparkling array of celebrities for their annual White Tie and Tiara Ball, and last night was no different as a staggering number of stars filed into the singer’s house for this year’s much-looked-forward-to event. More
Chow Yun Fat Sells Photos For Earthquake Relief

Chow Yun Fat Sells Photos For Earthquake Relief Jun 27, 2008

Chinese actor Chow Yun Fat has released a book of photographs, with all proceeds going to charity. More
Tom Arnold To Auction Motorcycle

Tom Arnold To Auction Motorcycle Jun 27, 2008

Actor Tom Arnold will be auctioning off a very special motorcycle next month for a couple of very special charities. More
Kid Rock Raises Eyebrows And Money At Charity Golf Tournament

Kid Rock Raises Eyebrows And Money At Charity Golf Tournament Jun 27, 2008

Detroit rocker Kid Rock hit the green in his home town on Wednesday to take part in the Buick Open Pro-Am golf tournament . More
Aston Villa Give The Shirts Off Their Backs

Aston Villa Give The Shirts Off Their Backs Jun 27, 2008

Over two years ago, Aston Villa Football Club began a relationship with the Acorns Children's Hospice Trust, and that relationship has come to a magical fruition. More
Jolie-Pitt Foundation Donates To War Children

Jolie-Pitt Foundation Donates To War Children Jun 26, 2008

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have donated $1 million to support the education of war-affected children through their Jolie-Pitt Foundation. More
Tony Soprano's Clothes Make A Killing For Charity

Tony Soprano's Clothes Make A Killing For Charity Jun 26, 2008

Tony Soprano always got what he wanted, and it seems this is true in charity as well as life. The auction of costumes from the long-running HBO series The Sopranos has raised $187,750 for an organization that aids wounded soldiers. More
New Zealand All Blacks Announce Charity Partnership

New Zealand All Blacks Announce Charity Partnership Jun 26, 2008

They may have bowed out earlier than expected in last year’s World Cup, but New Zealand’s national rugby team, the All Blacks, have proved that they are still at the top of their game after two wins against England in the last two weeks, and a veritable annihilation of Ireland the week before that. And now the world famous squad – who are well known for their charity work – have announced their official charity for the next three years. More
Lewis Hamilton's Sleeping Bag To Be Auctioned For Charity

Lewis Hamilton's Sleeping Bag To Be Auctioned For Charity Jun 26, 2008

On July 16, some clever students from Maple Court Primary School (UK) are going to stage an amazing charity auction for the school’s latest efforts to expand its creative curriculum. More
Steve Nash Brings Soccer Magic To New York

Steve Nash Brings Soccer Magic To New York Jun 26, 2008

While Euro 2008 was reaching its climatic final stages in Europe, American soccer fans enjoyed a match dubbed the Showdown in Chinatown in New York City last night, in which professional football players went head-to-head with NBA stars for charity. More
Celebrities To Raise Stakes For Africa Again

Celebrities To Raise Stakes For Africa Again Jun 25, 2008

The 2008 ‘Ante Up For Africa’ Poker Tournament at the World Series of Poker will be held on July 2 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The tournament is the brainchild of actor Don Cheadle and poker pro Annie Duke, who created the event to raise money and awareness for the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. More
Angelina Jolie Donates Jacket To Charity Auction

Angelina Jolie Donates Jacket To Charity Auction Jun 25, 2008

Angelina Jolie is auctioning off clothes she wore in her latest film to benefit a charity established by Morgan Freeman. More
J. Lo Gets Loud With Autistic Children

J. Lo Gets Loud With Autistic Children Jun 25, 2008

Students at an elementary school for autistic children in New York got the surprise of their lives last week when they received a visit from Jennifer Lopez. More
A Chance To Buffet With Buffett

A Chance To Buffet With Buffett Jun 25, 2008

Fancy having lunch with one of the richest men on the planet? Now could be your chance, with an auction being run this week offering the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine with Warren Buffett. More
Def Leppard Pours Some Sugar On Charities

Def Leppard Pours Some Sugar On Charities Jun 25, 2008

Big hair, ripped jeans, a decidedly sexy lack of shirts – Def Leppard never did things by halves when they rocked their way through the 80s and 90s. And now they are back with their 11th album and a huge donation to their favorite charities. More
Montel Williams Steadfast In Battle Against MS

Montel Williams Steadfast In Battle Against MS Jun 24, 2008

Earlier this month, Montel Williams took over the Golden Nuggets’ newly renovated pavilion in Las Vegas to host his charity poker tournament to benefit the Montel Williams MS Foundation. More
Pete Doherty Inspires Young Cancer Sufferer

Pete Doherty Inspires Young Cancer Sufferer Jun 24, 2008

The press sometimes gives celebrities a hard time, concentrating on their problems rather than celebrating the good things that they do. One recent victim has been singer Pete Doherty, who has been quietly helping sick teenagers – such as 16-year-old British schoolboy Dan Squires, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer last November – without any publicity. Doherty not only invited the boy to one of his Babyshambles gigs, but also struck up a friendship with him. More