Articles in the category Good Cause

David Spade Plays His Aces

Actor and comedian David Spade shines in his heart of gold with the American Red Cross. With the aftermath of tornadoes that have ripped through the United States on April 27-28, Spade made a hefty donation of $200,000 in support of  the American Red Cross’ tornado disaster relief operations. Killing hundreds of people ,stranding thousands and leaving […]

Justin Bieber Stands Up Against Bullying

Justin Bieber takes his stand against bullying next to viral video hero Casey Heynes. If you haven’t heard of Casey Heynes, he is an Australian boy who became instantly famous from a cell phone video footage of him defending himself from a fellow schoolmate attacking him. The said video instantly went viral and millions of […]

Celebs Reach Out to Chile

Talk about an all-star cast! This time the project is not a Hollywood flick—it’s a non-profit organization that aims to help out the victims of the recent earthquake in Chile. Wilmer Valderrama and Camilla Belle put up “I Am the Country” to raise awareness about the disaster-hit country. “We couldn’t help but notice, that perhaps […]

Welcome to Beyoncé’s Makeup Class

Do-gooder Beyoncé unveiled The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House in Brooklyn, New York on Friday. She and her mother Tina, who is also her business partner, conceived this idea last year.

“We Are The World” Video Premiere

I got goosebumps on my goosebumps the first time I watched it. The official video of “We Are The World” 2010 was finally released last Friday, and the global response is phenomenal. It features an introduction by Jamie Fox, followed by the much-awaited remake of 1985’s “We Are The World” for Africa. This time it’s […]

Jordin Sparks is M.A.D.

At Miami Beach last Wednesday, singer Jordin Sparks was sporting an unusual trend—face paint. No, she wasn’t cheering for her favorite Superbowl team; she was making a stand for her cause.

“Everybody Hurts” For Haiti

Simon Cowell’s Haiti single beat Lionel Richie’s—at least when it comes to the release date. While “We Are The World” just wrapped up last Monday, “Everybody Hurts” is already out on Youtube. The featured artists are a mix of American and British musicians, including: Leona Lewis, Mariah Carey, Jon Bon Jovi, Robbie Williams, Kylie, Rod […]

“We Are The World” Remake

It finally happened. Last month, Lionel Richie revealed his plans to do a remake of “We Are The World.” In 1985, the star-studded music video and single was produced to benefit African famine relief. For 2010, the singers are doing for Haiti earthquake victims. Quincy Jones helped Lionel mastermind the charity single, which coincides with […]

Party For A Cause

Who says you can’t raise funds for Haiti while hitting the clubs? Last week Hollywood celebs and their friends clinked glasses and danced the night away at The Eldridge in New York City for a Haiti benefit party. Hosted by Matt Levine, Solange Knowles, and Kevin Barnes, the party’s proceeds went straight to Yele, singer […]

Jessica Simpson: 50,000 Shoes For Haiti

Celebrities have really been stepping up to help Haiti earthquake victims. We’ve heard of telephone marathons, fundraisers, and even musical collaborations. Now it’s Jessica Simpson’s turn. The 29-year-old popstar is trying to get people to donate 50,000 pairs of shoes in 50 days for the survivors of the Haiti earthquake. The drive is in collaboration […]

John Travolta To Fly to Haiti

In an effort to reach out to the victims of the Haiti earthquake, John Travolta is flying one of his private jets from Florida to the third-world country on Monday night. The 55-year-old actor, a licensed pilot who started taking flying lessons when he was 15, will bring relief supplies to the victims with the […]

Joaquin Phoenix is Back

…And he’s clean and shaven! Remember how he shocked fans when he announced that he wanted to quit acting in order to become a rapper? He grew a shaggy ‘do and a scruffy beard, and started acting so weird that people thought he was just putting up an act. It’s been almost a year and […]

Another Song For Haiti

It looks like Lionel Richie isn’t the only one who’s producing a star-studded song to benefit Haiti earthquake victims. American Idol’s Simon Cowell is organizing a celebrity record as well. “We are going to do a single. I wanted to do something for Haiti, and we had a request from the Prime Minister to put […]

Lionel Richie Remakes “We Are The World” For Haiti

Remember this famous 1985 video? “We Are The World” was written by Quincy Jones with the late Michael Jackson, and single’s proceeds went to African famine relief. The music video featured an all-star cast, including Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler, Bob Dylan, Cyndi Lauper, and Billy Joel. The recording took place during […]

Scarlett Johansson Is Auctioning Herself

…for a good cause. To help the victims of Haiti, the 25-year-old actress is auctioning herself—or to be more specific, she is auctioning off the chance for four people (and no, you don’t necessarily have to be a guy!) to meet her at the opening night of her new Broadway play, A View from the […]

Posh and Becks: Fashion for a Cause

It isn’t just for Haiti relief; a lot of celebrities have been reaching out to the needy lately. Among them is power couple David and Victoria Beckham. The duo has designed t-shirts for Sport Relief, an organization that helps disadvantaged people all over the world. “Victoria and I are excited to be involved with Sport […]

Meet Bette Midler The Tree Planter

Bette Midler has established a name for herself in entertainment, and this time, she wants to make her mark on the environment. She founded an organization called New York Restoration Project, and she aims to plant 1 million trees in NYC by the year 2017. She’s reached the 250,000 mark so far. Go, Bette!!!

Madonna Gets Down And Dirty

Literally! The musical icon was in Malawi recently to help with the building of a girls’ school, which she is sponsoring. She literally “helped” by putting her muscles to good use – as you can see in that picture (thanks to TMZ). Now tell me you can’t help but admire this woman!

Jonas Brothers Do Good

The Jonas Brothers are scoring brownie points one after the other. This time, they played pro kickball (yeah there is such a thing) at the event Kick for Change. Beneficiaries are Change for the Children Foundation and Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program.