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When the "Stars" Align to Pay it Forward with much more than a Free Latte

Danielle Lindner | Posted 06.02.2016 | Los Angeles
Danielle Lindner

Paying it forward is something we have heard a lot about since that movie came out so many years ago with Helen Hunt. We think about it, when we get ...

Matt Damon Wants You To 'Buy A Lady A Drink.' But, Not Like That

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.25.2016 | Impact

One of the biggest problems for Matt Damon's character in his film "The Martian" (note: spoiler alert!) is that he doesn't have water while stranded a...

Why Some Mothers Plan To Disappear On Mother's Day

Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

To shine a light on the missing, the charity Every Mother Counts is asking healthy, present mothers everywhere to "disappear" this Mother's Day.

Courting Hollywood -- Building Successful Celebrity-Cause Partnerships

Laura Giangiulio | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
Laura Giangiulio

Hollywood stars have a unique gift. It's not the ability to make audiences laugh (or cry), or the free swag constantly bestowed upon them. Their gift comes from the power to promote whatever they support to millions of people.

Can a Celebrity-Supported Fish Tank End Homelessness?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

For people who have lived in the celebrity-laden world of Los Angeles, celebrity-sighting is just an everyday occurrence. But I will always jump up, with eyes bulging, when a celebrity is sighted supporting a cause, like ending homelessness.

Deepak Dialogues With Activist Celebs: Mark Ruffalo, Fran Drescher and Russell Simmons

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact
Alison Rose Levy

Some celebrity performers are taking the spotlight off themselves and focusing the light on crucial matters that affect us all.

Will Ferrell & 7-Eleven Offer A 'Cup With A Cause'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Will Ferrell has used his impressive artistic abilities to design a winter-themed cup for 7-Eleven's charity drive, Coffee Cup With A Cause. Slashfoo...

Molly Sims Stands 'United Against Malaria'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity's work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, we speak with model and actress Molly Sims about her involvement w...

Fashion Models And Philanthropy: No Longer Strange Bedfellows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The allure of a fashion model, historically, is a result of their unattainability, their luxurious and elite facade. As a result, hypothesizes The New...

No-Plumbing Disease

John Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Sauer

The most practical investment we can make in global public health is plumbing. If we recognize the illnesses caused by poor plumbing, we will save millions of lives each year.

The Best Celebrity Advocate Videos | Gina Telaroli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It seems like more and more celebrities are using their influence to make awesome social action causes more present in the news. Often times they do t...