Gambling To Make The Difference

Gambling To Make The Difference Oct 19, 2007

Gambling is best when it’s for a good cause, and Jessica Biel played poker against the pros recently to raise money for her charity, the Make The Difference Network. Joining her at the swanky new ‘Ivy’ hotel in San Diego was the closest man to her heart – her brother. More
Nash and McLachlan Support GuluWalk

Nash and McLachlan Support GuluWalk Oct 18, 2007

On Saturday, October 21, 2006, GuluWalk Day, over 30,000 people, in 82 cities and 15 different countries took to the streets to urge the world to support peace in northern Uganda. The event raised over $500,000 for programs for a generation of children being left behind and GuluWalk Day 2007 is set to take place globally once again on Saturday, October 20. More
Vijay Makes Charity Work In India a Big Deal

Vijay Makes Charity Work In India a Big Deal Oct 18, 2007

Former tennis star Vijay Amritraj is not only devoted to calling attention to the plight of those in need in India, he also backs up his devotion to these needs by hosting two charity events back to back. More
Paris Heads To Rwanda

Paris Heads To Rwanda Oct 18, 2007

Paris Hilton is to head to one of the poorest countries on the planet to raise awareness of child poverty. More
Diaz Joins Pangea Day

Diaz Joins Pangea Day Oct 17, 2007

Actress Cameron Diaz, besides working on environmental awareness activities, joins Goldie Hawn, Meg Ryan and other artists, directors and activists on the Pangea Day advisory board, an organisation set on creating a worldwide network of concerned citizens who are making a difference and believe that film can change the world. More
A Little "Moore" For Charity

A Little "Moore" For Charity Oct 17, 2007

What more could Bond star Sir Roger Moore do than receive a star on the walk of fame this week? The answer would be, host one of the biggest charity events of the weekend, the World Magic Awards on Saturday October, 13th. More
Prince Harry To Train With Charity

Prince Harry To Train With Charity Oct 16, 2007

Plans have been announced for Prince Harry to undertake special training with an international charity organization based in Britain. More
Shakira’s $40m Gift

Shakira’s $40m Gift Oct 15, 2007

Colombian pop singer, Shakira, announced recently at Bill Clinton's conference, Clinton Global Initiative, that Latin America in Solidarity Action (ALAS) is donating $40 million dollars towards relief efforts in Peru and Nicaragua. More
Al Gore Donates Peace Prize Money

Al Gore Donates Peace Prize Money Oct 15, 2007

Former Vice President Al Gore has announced plans to donate the money he will receive for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to charity. More
Third Annual Tiger Woods 'Block Party' Raises over $1M

Third Annual Tiger Woods 'Block Party' Raises over $1M Oct 14, 2007

On October 6, Tiger Woods hosted his third annual Block Party at the Grove of Anaheim to benefit the Tiger Woods Learning Center (TWLC), a 14-acre youth-education facility located in Anaheim, California. The yearly event raised more than $1M, which goes directly to programs at the TWLC. “I want the kids to become better,” said Woods, “Better overall as a person, have a better opportunity at life, achieving their goals, and ultimately, giving back what they’ve learned.” More
Paul Newman Donates To Breast Care Centre

Paul Newman Donates To Breast Care Centre Oct 12, 2007

A Welsh hospital has received a large and beneficial donation from Hollywood legend Paul Newman. More
Celebrity Auctions Tackle The Big Issues

Celebrity Auctions Tackle The Big Issues Oct 11, 2007

Thirteen of the hottest celebrities in Hollywood are creating a buzz with an internet auction taking place in October, in order to raise awareness of one of the biggest and most pervasive threats to life on Earth. More
12th Annual Andre Agassi Benefit Concert Raises More than $9 Million for Children

12th Annual Andre Agassi Benefit Concert Raises More than $9 Million for Children Oct 10, 2007

The 12th Annual Andre Agassi Grand Slam for Children Benefit Concert presented by Genworth Financial proved to be a raging success last weekend, raising more than $9 million for the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation. The AACF raised $8.1 million through ticket sales and a silent auction, while Charles Heers, owner of Tuscany Suites & Casino in Las Vegas pledged an additional $1 million to bring the total to $9.1 million. More
Double the Effort to Raise Funds for Charitable Causes in India by Vijay Amritraj

Double the Effort to Raise Funds for Charitable Causes in India by Vijay Amritraj Oct 10, 2007

As Jimmy Connors' famed Wimbledon opponent, James Bond’s co-star in Octopussy, and a UN Ambassador of Peace, Vijay Amritraj is considered many things to many people. But on the weekend of October 12th, Vijay will be showing his charitable side as his foundation hosts its Charity Celebrity Golf Classic at Lost Canyons Golf Club, and its Gala Banquet at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday October 13th. The beautiful Parminder Nagra – star of Bend it Like Beckham and ER – will be among the hosts at the Gala Banquet. More
Osbournes Auction Furniture

Osbournes Auction Furniture Oct 9, 2007

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are auctioning off furniture and works of art next month, with some of the funds going to the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program. More
Red Versus Blue

Red Versus Blue Oct 8, 2007

Mission Australia and Make-A-Wish Australia are two charities reaping the benefits of the Microsoft sponsored ‘Red V Blue’ Charity campaign. Microsoft enlisted the help of some top-notch celebrities such as Snoop Dogg and Kanye West to sign one-of-a-kind airbrushed Xbox 360s before putting them up for bids on eBay to raise money for the two charities. More
Sir Roger Moore to Host a Magical Night for Charity

Sir Roger Moore to Host a Magical Night for Charity Oct 5, 2007

Sir Roger Moore of James Bond fame will host one of the most magical events of the year, the “World Magic Awards” on Saturday October 13th at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Feed the Children Organization. More
Inaugural Linda's Legacy Tennis Tournament of Love A Huge Success for American Lung Association

Inaugural Linda's Legacy Tennis Tournament of Love A Huge Success for American Lung Association Oct 5, 2007

On September 27-30th, the inaugural Linda’s Legacy Women’s Doubles Tennis Tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach Florida was held, where former world number 1 tennis player and International Hall of Fame member, Tracy Austin took part in this event which raised over $110,00 to benefit the American Lung Association of Florida. More
Alba, Cook Raise $260K for Variety

Alba, Cook Raise $260K for Variety Oct 4, 2007

A Knoxville screening of “Good Luck Chuck” has benefitted the children’s charity Variety of Eastern Tennessee, thanks to the presence of Jessica Alba and Dane Cook. Fans paid $75 to attend the screening and see the actors, raising a total of $260,000 to help disabled children. More
Chef Curtis Stone's Recipe For Comfort

Chef Curtis Stone's Recipe For Comfort Oct 3, 2007

The Akron General Development Foundation will host Chef Curtis Stone of the Learning Channel’s Take Home Chef at a patron party on October 12, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St., Fairlawn to benefit Hospice of Visiting Nurses Services in Ohio. More
Colin Farrell Makes Homeless Man's Year

Colin Farrell Makes Homeless Man's Year Oct 3, 2007

Four years ago, a radio station in Toronto offered $2000 to anyone who could bring Colin Farrell, who was in town filming A Home At The End Of The World, into their station. The actor himself heard of this contest, and decided to turn himself in – after finding a homeless man to collect the prize. More
Ferrell Attends Cancer for College Golf Tournament

Ferrell Attends Cancer for College Golf Tournament Oct 2, 2007

On Friday, September 28th, at the Temecula Creek Inn, actor Will Ferrell took part in the 2007 Cancer for College Golf Tournament and Dinner Banquet to benefit cancer survivors and help them reach their goal of a college education. The event was hosted by Cancer for College founder Craig Pollard, who is a two-time Hodgkin’s disease survivor and fraternity brother of Ferrell’s. More
Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Tomiko Put the Spotlight on Lupus at Charity Event

Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Tomiko Put the Spotlight on Lupus at Charity Event Oct 1, 2007

With co-host Malcolm-Jamal Warner by her side, Maybelline model Tomiko promised to put “the fun in fundraiser” at a charity soirée to raise awareness and funds for Lupus research in Los Angeles on Saturday night. The mission was accomplished. The event, sponsored by the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation took on a 20’s Cotton Club atmosphere, complete with jazz band. Attendees dressed the part, helping to set a nostalgic tone amidst an event where the subject of Lupus was in the spotlight. More
Jenny McCarthy Raising Awareness for Autism

Jenny McCarthy Raising Awareness for Autism Oct 1, 2007

On Sunday, September 30, actress Jenny McCarthy teamed up with TACA (Talk About Curing Autism) for their 2007 Annual Family Picnic in Irvine, California. More
Dacor Taste of Tennis

Dacor Taste of Tennis Sep 30, 2007

On August 23, 2007, at the W Hotel in New York, over 400 food, wine and tennis fans convened for the Dacor Taste of Tennis Food and Wine event to benefit the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. More
Hugh Laurie - Band From TV For Charity

Hugh Laurie - Band From TV For Charity Sep 29, 2007

A rock group comprising of some of television’s biggest stars has scored a hit on iTunes with their new version of the Cab Calloway classic, Minnie The Moocher. More
Former NBA Star Rodman And Bikers Ride For Charity

Former NBA Star Rodman And Bikers Ride For Charity Sep 29, 2007

On September 1st, Harley Davidson bikers revved up their motors and joined former NBA badboy Dennis Rodman for the second annual South Florida charity bike ride. Over a hundred bikers paid the $20 entry fee before flocking to the North Federal highway in Broward County in efforts to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of America. More
Fall Out Boy Wants to Rock Your Heart With the Story of Invisible Children

Fall Out Boy Wants to Rock Your Heart With the Story of Invisible Children Sep 28, 2007

In 2006 Fall Out Boy Band member Peter Wentz watched the documentary video Invisible Children, which brought to light how children in Northern Uganda were being kidnapped in the night and forced to fight as child soldiers. Wentz learned that the war in Uganda has spanned over 20 years and more than 38,000 children have been abducted. More
Jolie Commits To War Affected Children

Jolie Commits To War Affected Children Sep 28, 2007

An organization founded by an award-winning actress has pledged to help with the education of over 1 million children affected by conflict around the world at this year’s annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. More
Ferrell Movie Role Brings $47,000 For Cancer Charity

Ferrell Movie Role Brings $47,000 For Cancer Charity Sep 28, 2007

A 10-year-old boy has won Will Ferrell’s charity auction after the boy’s father bid $47,100, all of which will go to the Cancer For College foundation. More