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Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei Sends Video Message To Fan Who Thanked Her For Saving Her Life

Fifth Harmony fan Juliana from Brazil received a video message from her idol Normani Kordei after she thanked her for saving her life. Video: Cybersmile Diversity Ambassador Normani Kordei shares touching message with fanJuliana contemplated suicide after facing endless cyberbullying, and had been diagnosed with depression. She then discovered Normani’s work with The Cybersmile Foundation and she began turning her life around. “My name is Juliana, I’m 18 years old and I’ve been a victim of internet abuse,” wrote Juliana in letter published on Cybersmile’s blog. "All this started because I published a picture of me on my Twitter, and I was greeted with hateful comments – I just became sad, and I was diagnosed with depression, 1 year and a half later...

No More Tears To Host Heart In Hand Awards Luncheon

For the second consecutive year, No More Tears, a South Florida nonprofit dedicated to giving every domestic violence, human and sex trafficking victim a way out, will honor five women who are shaping our community and raising awareness for these unthinkable crimes. The 2nd annual Heart in Hand Awards will take place Sunday, October 1, 2017 at noon at EAST, Miami (788 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33131). Honorees Christina Getty, Eva Hughes, Kathryn Mikesell, Meg Daly and Yolanda Berkowitz have been chosen for their leadership and contributions in the following categories: Activist, Artist, Philanthropist, Influencer and Pioneer. “These five driven and powerful women have demonstrated their dedication to helping trafficking and domestic violence victims chart a new course absent fro...

Barbara Sinatra’s Charity Legacy

Barbara Sinatra, the humanitarian, founder of the Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused Children, former model and wife of the late Frank Sinatra passed away this week in Rancho Mirage, California. She was 90 years old. Barbara SinatraMrs. Sinatra died of natural causes, according to a family spokesman. She died comfortably surrounded by family and friends at her home. Funeral arrangements will be announced within a few days. Mrs. Sinatra is survived by her son Robert Oliver Marx; his wife Hillary Roberts; and her grand-daughter Carina Blakeley Marx. Born Barbara Blakeley in Bosworth, Missouri, her father Willis owned Blakeley’s General Store on Bosworth’s Main Street. At age 18 her family moved to Long Beach, California and shortly thereafter Barbara married Robert Oliver and bega...

Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. Video: George Clooney: Famine & drought in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, YemenMore than 20 million people face starvation in the coming months and, without immediate help, 1.4 million children who are severely malnourished could die. “Drought, displacement and conflict have converged with alarming consequences,” according to the chief executive officers of the organizations in the Global Emergency Response Coalition. “In the 21st century, innocent ...

Prince Harry Visits London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine

Prince Harry visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this week, where he learnt more about the school’s vital work combatting some of the world’s most pressing health issues and chaired a roundtable discussion about HIV. Prince Harry visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukDuring his visit, Prince Harry met staff who worked on the response to the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as some who are finding innovative ways to reach remote communities across the world and increase their access to treatment. The main focus of the visit was a roundtable discussion, led by the charity Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is Patron. At the roundtable, His Royal Highness and School Director Professor Peter Piot welcome...

Prince Harry Visits London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine

Prince Harry visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this week, where he learnt more about the school’s vital work combatting some of the world’s most pressing health issues and chaired a roundtable discussion about HIV. Prince Harry visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukDuring his visit, Prince Harry met staff who worked on the response to the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as some who are finding innovative ways to reach remote communities across the world and increase their access to treatment. The main focus of the visit was a roundtable discussion, led by the charity Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is Patron. At the roundtable, His Royal Highness and School Director Professor Peter Piot welcome...

Twitter Takes Another Step to Fight Cyber Bullying

Twitter is trying to combat cyber bullying.

John Varvatos Announces Star-Studded 14th Annual Stuart House Benefit Auction

John Varvatos and Charitybuzz are pleased to announce the 14th Annual Stuart House Benefit Auction hosted exclusively on Charitybuzz.com. The auction offers a unique collection of experiences to raise funds in support of Stuart House, a program of the Rape Treatment Center of Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, serving the needs of sexually abused children. 
 “I’m thankful to our many friends who have been so generous donating these great experiences and supporting this important cause for so many years,” says John Varvatos. “And I am grateful to the team at Charitybuzz. We’re looking forward to raising significant funds to continue the great work happening at Stuart House.” The 14th Annual Stuart House Benefit Auction includes once-in-a-lifetime...

Enrique Iglesias Gives A Healing Hand To Kids In Mexico

For his North American tour with Pitbull, and two years after injuring his hand at a concert in Mexico, Grammy Award-winning artist Enrique Iglesias has once again teamed up with Save the Children to launch a new #Hearts4Kids T-shirt promotion to help children affected by poverty and violence in Mexico heal emotionally. Enrique Iglesias #Hearts4Kids T-shirtThe new #Hearts4Kids T-shirt campaign builds on Enrique’s 2015 partnership with Save the Children to provide immediate relief to children after a natural disaster. The new T-shirt campaign will help children who face extremely frightening events and devastating tragedy recover emotionally and thrive for years to come. Eleven dollars ($11) from the sale of each T-shirt will go to Save the Children’s Healing and Education throu...

Arsenal Legend Opens New Football Pitches In Indonesia With Save The Children

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour officially opened one of three new football pitches in one of the most disadvantaged slum communities in North Jakarta, Indonesia last month, as part of a new Save the Children football programme, funded through The Arsenal Foundation. Arsenal legend meets children benefitting from new football programmeThe project, which was funded by Arsenal’s end of season fundraiser, uses football as a vehicle to empower children to fight for their rights and help them escape tragic circumstances. Ray visited the programme in North Jakarta which is giving vulnerable children a safe space to play, helping to build their confidence and encourage teamwork. As part of his visit to the pitch, Ray played football with the children and joined training sessions run by Arsenal S...

Linkin Park Supports Victims Of Heavy Rain And Floods In Peru

Linkin Park, through their Music for Relief charitable organization, will made a donation to Save the Children to provide support to children and families affected by the heavy rains that have devastated northern Peru. The band, currently on their One More Light world tour, donated one dollar for each ticket sold to last week’s concert in Lima, Peru. Save the Children will use this contribution to support a fund for the victims of Piura, one of the regions worst hit by the flooding and heavy rains that spanned several months. More than 300,00 people in the Piura region have been impacted by the floods. Linkin Park also invited their fans to bring the following donations to tonight’s concert for distribution to flood-affected families through Save the Children’s progra...

Brett Dalton From Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Teams With Face Forward

Brett Dalton, who plays Grant Ward on ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., has teamed up with Face Forward, Inc. for a fundraiser to celebrate his return to the show. Two grand prize winners will hang out with him at a comic con of their choice. Airfare and accommodations are provided and fans can enter to win starting with a $10 donation at hollywoodwish.com/Brett. Face Forward provides pro bono reconstructive surgery & emotional support to victims of domestic violence, human trafficking & other cruel acts of crime. One third of women in the world have experienced sexual, physical, emotional or other abuse in their lifetime. In 2016 alone, Face Forward provided over $750,000 pro bono treatments to their patients. Donations to support Face Forward help them to provide a full-ser...

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