Classic Calgary Flames Reunite For MusiCares

Classic Calgary Flames Reunite For MusiCares Feb 22, 2008

As part of the Juno Awards Weekend events, members of the 1989 Calgary Flames will be lacing up their skates to reunite for a charity game that pits them against a team of celebrity rockers. The Juno Cup, presented by The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, will take place in Stampede Park on Friday, April 4th, at 7:30 p.m. (MST) in Calgary, Alberta. It will benefit MusiCan, the charitable arm of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). More
Former Pulp Singer Donates Song To The Homeless

Former Pulp Singer Donates Song To The Homeless Feb 21, 2008

Pulp, the innovative pop rockers of the 80s and 90s, may have drifted off into a never-ending hiatus, but former frontman Jarvis Cocker is back with a new single – and this one is for charity. A duet between Cocker and American rocker Beth Ditto has just been released on iTunes, with proceeds going to the homeless. More
Ireland Sends A Lucky Star To India

Ireland Sends A Lucky Star To India Feb 21, 2008

The Irish are out to save the children of India, and Hollywood actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers is at the forefront of the campaign. The 31-year-old veteran of 35 major film and television productions has just been named as an ambassador for the Hope Foundation, a charity formed in his native Ireland. More
Kristin Cavallari To Host Make-A-Wish Fashion Show

Kristin Cavallari To Host Make-A-Wish Fashion Show Feb 20, 2008

Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari is set to host the Bebe Luncheon and Fashion Show supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event will be presented by The Beverly Hills Women’s Club, and will take place on Wednesday, March 5. The reception begins at 11:30, with the luncheon starting at noon. More
Celebrities Clean Out Their Closets For Charity

Celebrities Clean Out Their Closets For Charity Feb 20, 2008

Is your closet looking a little empty? Or maybe a little boring? Have the moths eaten holes in your favorite frock? Well, never fear, help is here – in the form of a couple of celebrity auctions for great causes. More
Stars Prepare For Oscar Glory With Charity Parties

Stars Prepare For Oscar Glory With Charity Parties Feb 19, 2008

The next few days will be busy for Hollywood’s elite, as they practice their speeches and iron their gowns in anticipation of the 80th Academy Awards to be held on Sunday, February 24. As always, part of the pizzazz of the event is the glamorous parties in the days leading up to the big night. And although many of these soirees give the rich and famous a chance to be seen in the right places, a few are designed to raise awareness and funds for causes other than fame. More
Michael Jordan And Friends Help Damaged Boys' And Girls' Club

Michael Jordan And Friends Help Damaged Boys' And Girls' Club Feb 19, 2008

Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, has tipped off the NBA All Star festivities in New Orleans with class by donating $500,000 to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana's Slidell Unit. Basketball legend Michael Jordan and All-Stars Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were joined by more than 250 community leaders and New Orleans-area youth for the official dedication and check presentation ceremony. More
Travolta and Preston Raise Funds for Premature Babies

Travolta and Preston Raise Funds for Premature Babies Feb 18, 2008

John Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, helped raise over $1 million for St Vincent's HealthCare Foundation in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday. More
Bono's Charity Auction Raises $42.6m for (RED)

Bono's Charity Auction Raises $42.6m for (RED) Feb 18, 2008

Sotheby’s was seeing red last week as Bono and artist Damien Hirst organized a Valentine’s Day auction of more than 60 works of art to raise funds for Bono’s (RED) charity. And by by the end of the night, the U2 frontman had rallied deep-pocketed bidders to make the AIDS charity auction a raging success to the tune of $42.6 million. More
Angelina Jolie - Helping Her Heroes

Angelina Jolie - Helping Her Heroes Feb 15, 2008

She may be known for her various roles on the silver screen that have earned her Golden Globes and an Academy Award, but perhaps Angelina Jolie's greatest role is that which she plays in real life – Global Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. And it is exceedingly clear that the dedication that she shows in her acting is reflected in her work for humanitarian causes around the world. More
Kristin Davis Visits Africa With Oxfam

Kristin Davis Visits Africa With Oxfam Feb 15, 2008

Former Sex and the City star Kristin Davis has just returned from a 4-day Oxfam-sponsored visit to South Africa aimed at raising awareness of the country’s AIDS problem. More
Sara Evans Helps Disaster Fund With Auction

Sara Evans Helps Disaster Fund With Auction Feb 14, 2008

February 5, 2008, was a birthday country singer Sara Evans will never forget – it was the day tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, killing 59 people and injuring hundreds more. More
Bon Jovi Headline Charity Concert

Bon Jovi Headline Charity Concert Feb 13, 2008

Bon Jovi has headlined the first concert in a charity series to raise funds for lung cancer research. More
Shakira's Auction A Success

Shakira's Auction A Success Feb 13, 2008

The auction of Shakira's clothes that we reported on earlier this week was a resounding success, with over $76,000 raised for the Pies Descalzos Foundation. More
Buffy In The Buff For Charity

Buffy In The Buff For Charity Feb 12, 2008

A group of celebrities have bared their skin in a new campaign to increase awareness of skin diseases. More
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