Idol Talk From Alicia Keys

Idol Talk From Alicia Keys Apr 11, 2008

While Idol Gives Back sang and danced its way into the hearts and pockets of America on Wednesday night, it was the words of Alicia Keys that perhaps reflected the thoughts of many people around the world. More
Tomiko Fraser Reminds Women They Are Born With It

Tomiko Fraser Reminds Women They Are Born With It Apr 11, 2008

Last Saturday, April 5, a full day of seminars were held in Los Angeles for women and at-risk youth, sponsored by Maybelline and model Tomiko Fraser's Goddess organization. Making a difference is a recurring theme in Fraser’s life. Last year she put together Butterflies Over Hollywood to raise funds and awareness about Lupus, an event she anticipates doing again this year. Saturday’s event was the first Born With It workshop, an outreach program and offshoot of Tomiko Fraser’s Goddess Gathering. More
James Nesbitt Drinks Tea For Ability

James Nesbitt Drinks Tea For Ability Apr 11, 2008

British actor James Nesbitt called on residents of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England, to brew a cup of tea for charity this week. More
Herb Alpert Donates To Music Schools

Herb Alpert Donates To Music Schools Apr 11, 2008

Eight-time Grammy winner and Los Angeles native Herb Alpert has given $15 million to the School of Music at the California Institute of the Arts. More
Bruce Springsteen Brings His Human Touch To Charity Auction

Bruce Springsteen Brings His Human Touch To Charity Auction Apr 10, 2008

The Boss is back, and he is doing his part to help the hungry. More
Ryan Sheckler Offers Range Rover To Best Fund Raiser

Ryan Sheckler Offers Range Rover To Best Fund Raiser Apr 10, 2008

MTV’s Ryan Sheckler is offering his Range Rover to the person who can raise the most money for cancer research. The Life of Ryan star has partnered his Sheckler Foundation with the Children's Cancer Research Fund, and will personally hand over the keys to the most successful fund-raiser at the charity’s 2008 Kids4Kids 5K Run/Walk. More
John Legend Buys Himself At Charity Auction

John Legend Buys Himself At Charity Auction Apr 10, 2008

The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation held its first Miami Gala on Saturday night, with a huge celebrity turnout to celebrate the occasion. More
Ricky Martin Joins Poverty Campaign

Ricky Martin Joins Poverty Campaign Apr 10, 2008

Latino singing star Ricky Martin met with several other artists in Miami last week to launch a new campaign in the fight against poverty. More
Celebrity Fight Night A Knock-Out Success

Celebrity Fight Night A Knock-Out Success Apr 9, 2008

It takes a champ to raise millions for charity, and on Saturday night Muhammad Ali proved he is the Greatest of All Time while hosting the 14th annual Celebrity Fight Night. This yearly star-studded event attracts the who’s-who of charitable giving in efforts to raise money in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. More
Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs... And Provide The Instruments

Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs... And Provide The Instruments Apr 9, 2008

The Copacabana King is committing a considerable contribution to the Coachella Valley. More
Salma Hayek Launches Tetanus Appeal

Salma Hayek Launches Tetanus Appeal Apr 9, 2008

Actress Salma Hayek kicked off the North American One Pack = One Vaccine campaign this week in Chicago. More
Carrie Catherine Takes World Vision On Tour

Carrie Catherine Takes World Vision On Tour Apr 9, 2008

At each of singer Carrie Catherine’s performances, she brings with her a small box. It’s filled with photos of children, and on behalf of those kids and World Vision, she asks her audience to consider choosing one of them to sponsor. More
Look To The Stars Asks RyanDan

Look To The Stars Asks RyanDan Apr 8, 2008

RyanDan is a Canadian singing duo currently taking the world by storm. Their tight sibling harmonies and operatic pop have gained them millions of fans, and their self-titled album reached number 7 in the UK charts in 2007 and is set to be released in the US this month. More
Idol Gives Back On Wednesday

Idol Gives Back On Wednesday Apr 8, 2008

It will be raining philanthropic celebrities on Wednesday night when American Idol Gives Back airs on the Fox Network. The “star clouds” are set to burst with a gala of music, fun, appearances, and surprises – all in the name of charity. More
Big Names Flock To End Violence Against Women

Big Names Flock To End Violence Against Women Apr 8, 2008

The tenth annual V-Day V To The Tenth festival arrives next weekend – and it is expected to be the biggest V-Day gala yet, with a huge outpouring of support from celebrities. Stars such as Salma Hayek, Oprah Winfrey, Faith Hill, Jane Fonda, Jessica Alba, Glenn Close, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Hudson, Julia Stiles, Ali Larter, Marisa Tomei, Calpernia Addams, and many others will be in attendance. More
Ray Winstone Targets Runaways

Ray Winstone Targets Runaways Apr 8, 2008

Beowulf star Ray Winstone has been made Patron of Talk... Don't Walk, a charity that targets runaway children in Britain. More
A Little Madonna Madness

A Little Madonna Madness Apr 7, 2008

“Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it, grab a globe, and then donate it to charity…” OK, so it may not rhyme and it may not live up to the songwriting standards of modern music, but it does explain what Madonna is up to over at eBay this week. More
Charlton Heston - The End Of An Epic

Charlton Heston - The End Of An Epic Apr 7, 2008

Charlton Heston did more in his 53 year career than most people. He parted the Red Sea. He painted the Sistine Chapel. And he stood proud for the causes he believed in. More
Goldie Hawn Swings A Sporran For Israel's Water

Goldie Hawn Swings A Sporran For Israel's Water Apr 7, 2008

Actress Goldie Hawn was in Glasgow, Scotland, recently as guest speaker to over 500 supporters of the Jewish National Fund (JNF). More
The Proclaimers - On Their Way To Charity

The Proclaimers - On Their Way To Charity Apr 7, 2008

There are a lot of things that Scottish singing duo The Proclaimers would walk 500 miles to do, but taking drugs is not one of them. And the boys highlighted the point at a charity launch on Friday, when they hit out at junkie rockers for influencing children. More
Victoria Rowell - Building A Better World For Foster Children

Victoria Rowell - Building A Better World For Foster Children Apr 4, 2008

When Victoria Rowell was eight years old, her foster mother enrolled her in a classical ballet school. It was an act of love that led to bigger and better things – not only did dancing teach her to live her life with poise and grace, it also gave her the discipline to face the many challenges she has encountered. From ballet to acting, Rowell has lived a life of passion, a merit that eventually led her to establish the Foster Children Positive Plan. More
JR Shoots Back - For Organ Donations

JR Shoots Back - For Organ Donations Apr 4, 2008

The question on everybody’s lips used to be “Who shot JR?” But Larry Hagman, the man who brought JR Ewing to worldwide fame in the television series Dallas, survived a disaster of a different kind 13 years ago when a liver transplant saved him from an untimely death. And now the 76-year-old actor is making people aware of the disease that nearly killed him, and spent this week encouraging people to get tested for kidney and liver disease and to sign up as organ donars. More
More Donations For Mutombo

More Donations For Mutombo Apr 4, 2008

Last week, Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander donated $500,000 to Dikembe Mutombo's hospital in the Congo. And the next day, during the teams Tux & Tennies Charity Gala, Alexander raised the bar on charitable donations and kicked in another $250,000. More
Fore!! Celebrities Hit The Green For Charity

Fore!! Celebrities Hit The Green For Charity Apr 4, 2008

BMW’s Golf Charity Event will be televised live on the Golf Channel from the Bright’s Creek Golf Club, N.C., on May 15-18, 2008. It will be the only U.S. Nationwide golf tournament where amateurs, celebrities, and pros gather together for charity. More
Jack Johnson - All At Once

Jack Johnson - All At Once Apr 3, 2008

The idea is simple: An individual action, multiplied by millions, creates global change. And it is a concept singer Jack Johnson intends to support throughout his current world tour. Not only is he greening every aspect of every show, he is also collaborating with a host of non-profit organizations around the world on a new interactive network to inspire music fans to create postive change. More
Stars Give The Spotlight To Children

Stars Give The Spotlight To Children Apr 3, 2008

A growing list of celebrities are offering time and attention to individual children, and even sharing the spotlight with them, in answer to a call from A Star For The Night, a charity that makes dreams come true for underprivileged, disabled, and homeless children. More
Stars Take Water Campaign South

Stars Take Water Campaign South Apr 3, 2008

A UNICEF campaign launched by Sarah Jessica Parker and Marcus Samuelsson in New York last year has hit the shores of the remote South Pacific. More
Whitney Houston To Perform At Charity Ball

Whitney Houston To Perform At Charity Ball Apr 3, 2008

Recording legend Whitney Houston is scheduled to perform for the annual Caudwell Children's Legend’s Ball on Thursday, May 8, in London. The event will be hosted by charity ambassador David Gest, and will be held at Battersea Evolution. More
Celebrities Hair the Call of Charity

Celebrities Hair the Call of Charity Apr 2, 2008

When most people think of Ken Paves, they think of big hair. The “hairstylist of the stars”, dubbed by the world’s media as the “hottest hairdresser in Hollywood”, is the man responsible for taming the locks of celebrities such as Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, and many more of the most beautiful people on the planet. More
Hootie and the Blowfish to Play at Rock Fore! Dough IV

Hootie and the Blowfish to Play at Rock Fore! Dough IV Apr 2, 2008

Recording artists Hootie and the Blowfish, Colbie Caillat, Josh Kelley and John Krueger are scheduled to perform for the annual Rock Fore! Dough IV benefit concert. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 8th in Augusta, GA at the First Tee of Augusta. More