Jewel in the Water

Jewel in the Water Jul 8, 2007

Singer-songwriter and sometime-actor Jewel is refocusing her near decade-long, discrete charitable activities towards a more effective, higher profile partnership with Virgin Unite and its British billionaire boss Sir Richard Branson. More
Tee for a Cause

Tee for a Cause Jul 7, 2007

Professional athletes and celebrities are teeing off for a day of golf, contest holes and lunch on the course, and it is all for a good cause. July 16th marks the 13th annual charity golf tournament by Gold’s Gym to benefit the American Diabetes Association at Badlands Country Club, Las Vegas. More
Big Shoes To Fill For Blue Planet Run

Big Shoes To Fill For Blue Planet Run Jul 7, 2007

An unusual new exhibition is raising eyebrows in downtown New York. A series of giant running shoes, designed by 20 well-known celebrities, has been placed around the city to raise awareness of an enduro-sport charity event taking place during July and August. More
Prince Fragrance Raises Funds For Charity

Prince Fragrance Raises Funds For Charity Jul 6, 2007

On 07/07/07, Prince and Revelations Perfume and Cosmetics are to launch the 3121 fragrance with a surprise in-store concert and 24-hours of charity fundraising. More
Green Day For Darfur

Green Day For Darfur Jul 6, 2007

Punk rock band Green Day has designed a limited edition t-shirt on sale at Hard Rock locations the world over, and a portion of the proceeds will go to The Amnesty International Campaign to aid Darfur, Sudan. More
eBay Busy With Charity Auctions

eBay Busy With Charity Auctions Jul 6, 2007

Ebay Giving Works, the program set up by the internet giant dedicated to charity auctions, is busy this month with an influx of musicians selling items for good causes. More
McGregor Visits Ethiopian Charity Project

McGregor Visits Ethiopian Charity Project Jul 5, 2007

Scots actor Ewan McGregor and his actor pal Charley Boorman have taken time out of their epic motorcycle journey to visit a United Nation Children’s Fund charity project in Ethiopia. More
Robbie Williams Gives It Sum More

Robbie Williams Gives It Sum More Jul 5, 2007

Robbie Williams has donated $3 million (£1.5 million) to his “Give It Sum” fund. Run in partnership with the UK Comic Relief, the fund provides grants for self-help projects, community groups and voluntary organisations based in North Staffordshire, where Robbie grew up. More
Live Earth Offers An Evening With Spinal Tap

Live Earth Offers An Evening With Spinal Tap Jul 4, 2007

A dinner with a difference is for sale on Ebay. The organisers of Live Earth are auctioning a special meal with members of rock group Spinal Tap, as part of their lead-up to the Live Earth concerts on July 7. More
Clooney, Damon Keep Helping Africa

Clooney, Damon Keep Helping Africa Jul 3, 2007

The stars of “Ocean’s Thirteen” recently raised over $9 million, and within three weeks donated over $5 million of it to various charities in Sudan’s Darfur region. Most of the money was contributed to the Ocean’s stars’ humanitarian organization, Not On Our Watch, during the film’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. George Clooney and his co-stars created Not On Our Watch to bring global attention to the plight of the people of Darfur where over 200,000 people have died since 2003 in a rebellion between local rebels and the Sudanese government, and 2.5 million civilians have fled their homes. More
Stars Sparkle for Elton John AIDS Foundation

Stars Sparkle for Elton John AIDS Foundation Jul 2, 2007

A charity party organised by Sir Elton John has raised $12.2 million for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and was a night to remember for all those involved. More
Charities Benefit from Auction of President Ford’s Personal Items

Charities Benefit from Auction of President Ford’s Personal Items Jul 2, 2007

On July 7, over 500 items belonging to the late, former President Gerald Ford and his wife Betty, will be auctioned, with proceeds benefiting three charities important to the Fords. The auction will take place in Beaver Creek, Colorado, location of one of the Fords’ residences. More
Bond Actor Adds Voice To Children's Charity

Bond Actor Adds Voice To Children's Charity Jul 1, 2007

James Bond actor Daniel Craig has lent his voice to a new children’s charity campaign launched on Jun 26. More
$650,100 Charity Bid Wins Lunch With Buffett

$650,100 Charity Bid Wins Lunch With Buffett Jul 1, 2007

Two investors have bid $650,100 to have lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett. The annual event benefits the San Francisco homeless charity Glide. More
Clinton, Foxx Speak Against HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Clinton, Foxx Speak Against HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria Jun 30, 2007

One might not expect a politician and an award-winning entertainer to have much in common, but former US President Bill Clinton and actor/singer Jamie Foxx speak the same language when it comes to active involvement in fighting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis & malaria. The two shared the stage during the Annual Global Business Coalition Gala on June 13th at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. More
Stars Raise The Stakes For Darfur

Stars Raise The Stakes For Darfur Jun 29, 2007

Las Vegas is to host a star-studded poker tournament on July 5 to raise much needed aid for the current humanitarian crisis in Darfur. More
Elton John, P. Diddy and Andrew Lloyd-Webber to Celebrate Life of Princess Diana

Elton John, P. Diddy and Andrew Lloyd-Webber to Celebrate Life of Princess Diana Jun 28, 2007

This Sunday, July 1st, music will fill the skies in remembrance of Princess Diana. The event was organised by her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry to celebrate her life, ten years after her death. More
Good Music, Excellent Wine With Aykroyd in June

Good Music, Excellent Wine With Aykroyd in June Jun 28, 2007

June has been a busy month for Dan Aykroyd. On June 9th, he performed a free Blues Brothers concert with James Belushi, the brother of Mr Aykroyd’s late Blues Brother partner, John Belushi. More
Clapton Hits the Right Notes for Treatment Center

Clapton Hits the Right Notes for Treatment Center Jun 27, 2007

Twenty of the world’s greatest guitarists and musicians are teaming up for the Crossroads Guitar Festival, a charity concert taking place in Chicago on July 28th. More
Elton John Crowned Karaoke King

Elton John Crowned Karaoke King Jun 26, 2007

Sir Elton John has given hope to aspiring singers everywhere by being crowned Karaoke King in a recent charity auction. More
Music Legends Bring Farm Aid to New York

Music Legends Bring Farm Aid to New York Jun 26, 2007

What other better way to raise awareness and funds than having a fun filled annual concert loaded with country, blues and rock music? Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews seem to be doing a great job in creating such fun with a cause. More
Vanity Fair Charity Issue Edited By Bono

Vanity Fair Charity Issue Edited By Bono Jun 25, 2007

Bono is putting his philanthropic energy into Vanity Fair’s July 2007 special issue about Africa. The issue has 20 different cover photos of high-profile individuals, all taken by renowned photographer Annie Liebowitz. More
Alex Trebek to Visit Zambia with World Vision

Alex Trebek to Visit Zambia with World Vision Jun 25, 2007

Alex Trebek, longtime host of Jeopardy! and supporter of humanitarian organization World Vision, will visit the southern Africa nation of Zambia from June 28 – More
Paul Newman: Philanthropist, Not Actor

Paul Newman: Philanthropist, Not Actor Jun 23, 2007

Having closed the book on his five decade long acting career, 82-year-old Paul Newman is now turning his full attention towards his philanthropic activities that began nearly two decades ago. More
Celebrities Go To The Dogs Over Auction

Celebrities Go To The Dogs Over Auction Jun 22, 2007

Looking for something a little different to give the special pet in your life? Elizabeth Taylor, Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron may be able to help, as they are some of the stars donating items for the upcoming “Celebrity Collars For Dollars” auction, starting June 23rd. More
Making a Difference, Bob Barker’s Way

Making a Difference, Bob Barker’s Way Jun 21, 2007

After retiring from the longest-running daytime game show last year, Bob Barker, a nineteen time Emmy Award winner is going stronger than ever. Retiring did not slow him down; in fact he has been even more actively involved in what seems like almost every animal protection charity. More
Conservation International Hosts 20th Anniversary Dinner

Conservation International Hosts 20th Anniversary Dinner Jun 20, 2007

Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, and Meredith Brokaw (the wife of Tom Brokaw) were just some of the celebrities and business leaders present at the Conservation International 20th Anniversary Chicago Fundraising Dinner on June 14th. Held at the Four Seasons Hotel, the event raised over $1 million for Conservation International projects. More
Gaining Pounds Never Felt So Good

Gaining Pounds Never Felt So Good Jun 20, 2007

Gaining a few pounds might make most people anxious, but Hilary Duff has gained over 4,000,000 pounds – of food – and brought joy to homeless and hungry people across the United States. The food was collected for USA Harvest during her concert tour, to which she had asked fans to bring canned items. More
New CD To Raise Aid For Darfur

New CD To Raise Aid For Darfur Jun 19, 2007

Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign To Save Darfur is a new CD that seeks to raise aid for the humanitarian catastrophe in Darfur. It features the music of John Lennon recorded by some of the world’s best known musicians. More
Botham Knighted For Fundraising Efforts

Botham Knighted For Fundraising Efforts Jun 19, 2007

British cricket legend Ian Botham has been knighted in recognition of his outstanding fundraising efforts. More