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
More Music Against AIDS

More Music Against AIDS Jun 18, 2007

After thirteen years of the annual One Mighty Weekend parties being held at The Walt Disney Resort in Florida, founder and producer Johnny Chisholm is bringing the show to Europe, with the first of four European events set to take place at Disneyland Resort Paris June 29 and 30. More
Jet Li and Jackie Chan Join Forces to Aid Earthquake Victims

Jet Li and Jackie Chan Join Forces to Aid Earthquake Victims Jun 18, 2007

Action star Jet Li has allocated 100,000 Yuan (over $13,000) through his charity, the One Foundation, to boost relief efforts following the earthquake that struck the Yunnan province of China on June 3rd. Jackie Chan matched the allocation a day later. More
Celebrities Changing the World Through Kisses

Celebrities Changing the World Through Kisses Jun 17, 2007

Ever wanted a kiss from a celebrity? Good news! The Mario Magro Kiss For A Cause Foundation is now having an auction of beautifully unique, handcrafted crystal “Le Coop” celebrity-kissed handbags. More
Ocean's 13 Stars Donate $750,000 To Oxfam

Ocean's 13 Stars Donate $750,000 To Oxfam Jun 16, 2007

The stars of the hit movie Ocean’s 13 have donated $750,000 (US) to Oxfam for on-going humanitarian efforts in Darfur. More
Busy Month For Charity Icon Jolie

Busy Month For Charity Icon Jolie Jun 15, 2007

Angelina Jolie recently told an interviewer from Esquire magazine of her wish to be remembered more for her charity than her acting, and the first half of June is already bringing the fulfilment of that wish closer. More
Dan Aykroyd To Host Niagara Wine Auction

Dan Aykroyd To Host Niagara Wine Auction Jun 15, 2007

Canadian-born comedian and actor Dan Aykroyd is to host the inaugural Niagara Wine Auction and Gala later this month. The former Blues Brother, an accomplished winemaker, plans to turn his epicurian passion to a good cause by involving himself in the event. More
Joanna Lumley Helps Darfur Appeal

Joanna Lumley Helps Darfur Appeal Jun 14, 2007

British actress Joanna Lumley has joined calls to help save lives whilst the conflict in Darfur and Chad continues to wreak havoc. More
Gorbachev Cancer Fundraiser Draws Stars

Gorbachev Cancer Fundraiser Draws Stars Jun 8, 2007

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev hosted a gala dinner last weekend to raise money for the cancer charity he established in memory of his wife. More