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Celebrity Philanthropy

Leo Coughs Up $3 Million For ... Sharks?

Posted 02.22.2014 | Green

When it comes to his animal spirit, it looks like Leonardo DiCaprio sees himself as more of a shark than a wolf. The "Wolf of Wall Street" star's ...

9 Disliked Celebrities Who Deserve Another Chance

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.21.2013 | Celebrity

Sometimes it's easy to get wrapped up in the fervor that follows certain shunned celebrities. Maybe they've made some mistakes. Maybe they're dealing...

PHOTOS: Russell Simmons' 13th Annual 'Art for Life' Gala

Huffington Post | Michelle Marques | Posted 07.30.2012 | Black Voices

This weekend dozens of stars showed off their style and generosity at Russell Simmons 13th annual 'Art For Life' Gala in the Hamptons. Journalist ...

Drinking From the Fire Hose -- Reflections on the Social Innovation Summit 12

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 08.06.2012 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

A unique aspect of what the Social Innovation Summit does is that it opens up a fire hose of phenomenal people on you. The quality of ideas and conversations is overwhelming – in a positive way.

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.

Celebs Strip For PETA; Steve-O Wins Activism Award

Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.28.2011 | Impact

He’s lit his hair on fire, snorted wasabi and gotten a tattoo while riding on a pothole-ridden desert road. When it comes to cracking up fans, Jacka...

Hollywood's Heavyweights Step Up, Protect Arts, Environment, Education | Posted 09.28.2011 | Impact

It isn't every day that a group of people as high-powered as these 10 Hollywood heavyweights show up for one photo shoot. Chalk it up to the surging s...

Are Celebrities Ignoring Need In America To Support Overseas Charity?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In recent years, supporting overseas charity efforts is on the to do list of every A-list celebrity. Dozens of top musicians and actors are frequently...

The Truth About Celebrity Giving | Melinda Peer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Not much about the world of celebrity philanthropy surprises Stephanie Sandler anymore. For the past nine years, Sandler, senior vice president at the...