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Spotlight: Save The Music Foundation’s Celebrity Supporters

The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America’s public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child’s complete education. Founded in 1997, VH1 Save The Music was the first organization in existence dedicated to restoring music programs in America’s schools. For nearly 20 years, the foundation has donated over $53 million worth of new musical instruments to 2,024 public schools in 247 school districts around the country to date — impacting the lives of more than 3 million public school students. Learn about the foundation’s Play It Forward campaign in celebration of its 20th anniversary here: on.vh1.com/playitforward How you can help You...

Spotlight: Conservation International’s Celebrity Supporters

Founded in 1987, Conservation International aims to conserve the Earth’s living heritage, our global biodiversity and demonstrate that human societies are able to live harmoniously with nature. Harrison Ford served as a board member and vice chairman. One of the world’s leading environmental research groups, Conservation International provides a fund for scientists in 30 countries to identify and overcome biodiversity threats. It focuses its efforts on tropical wilderness areas, marine areas, and major wetlands, and since its inception has donated over $100 million to conservation partners around the world. Celebrity supporters Conservation International has 13 known supporters, including Bill Clinton, Salma Hayek, and Harrison Ford Areas of work AnimalsEnvironmentConservatio...

Spotlight: Robin Hood’s Celebrity Supporters

Targets poverty in New York City by finding and funding the most effective programs and partnering with them to maximize results. Founded by Paul Tudor Jones II, a hedge fund veteran. Funds are raised primarily by an annual charity event aimed at hedge fund managers and other investment high-fliers. 2007 donations exceeded those of 2006 by 32 percent, and the event has given more than $900 million in cash and donated services since it began in 1990, when it raised $700,000. Celebrity supporters Robin Hood has 49 known supporters, including Bill Clinton, Paul McCartney, and Sting Areas of work PovertyEducationEconomic/Business Support Read more about Robin Hood's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Celebrities Fuel Robin Hood Charity ExcessPearl Jam To Play Charity GigRobin H...

Pamela Anderson Offers Mayor Free Lunches If He Goes Vegan To Help Slim Down Jackson

Jackson may have just landed the number one spot on a list of the “Fattest Cities in America” — but “fit at 50” Pamela Anderson has a solution. After Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba pledged to make Jackson “the most radical city on the planet,” the Baywatch icon and PETA honorary director offered him free lunches if he goes vegan for a month to set an example of healthier eating. “As an admirer of your work on the Mississippi Human Rights Collective, I want to congratulate you on your new role as mayor. I support your pledge to make Jackson the most radical city on the planet,” wrote Anderson. "With this in mind, I’m writing today with an idea that would further allow you to serve as a role model to the community: Since Jackson was...

George W. Bush And Bill Clinton To Participate In Conversation On Leadership

On July 13, President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton will participate in a conversation focused on leadership moderated by financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. The event is part of the graduation ceremony for 60 members of the 2017 Class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program. The PLS program is a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush. Since its inception in 2015, 181 Scholars have gained greater inspiration and a stronger sense of purpose as leaders through their participation in the program. The third class of 60 Scholars was selected during a rigorous process ...

George W. Bush And Bill Clinton To Participate In Conversation On Leadership

On July 13, President George W. Bush and President Bill Clinton will participate in a conversation focused on leadership moderated by financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. The event is part of the graduation ceremony for 60 members of the 2017 Class of the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program. The PLS program is a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush. Since its inception in 2015, 181 Scholars have gained greater inspiration and a stronger sense of purpose as leaders through their participation in the program. The third class of 60 Scholars was selected during a rigorous process ...

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Announces 2017 Art For Life Benefit

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) has announced the honorees for the 2017 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. RPAF which is dedicated to providing underserved inner city youth with significant exposure to the arts, as well as developing and supporting under-represented artists will honor Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John and 2017 Featured Artist, Sanford Biggers for their support of the arts, career achievements, and overall commitment to our communities. Hosted by Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons, guests will experience a night of fantasy opulence, magic and wonder at the “Midnight at the Oasis” themed p...

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham And Christine McVie Join Jimmy Fallon And SeriousFun Children’s Network

This week, campers from SeriousFun Children’s Network joined Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie, and The Roots for a special camp-inspired performance of Fleetwood Mac’s “Don’t Stop” in the Tonight Show Music Room. Video: Jimmy Fallon, Kids from SeriousFun, Buckingham & McVie Sing "Don't Stop" (Classroom Instruments)Fallon has been a longtime supporter of the organization, which was founded by late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman. SeriousFun Children’s Network is made up of 30 camps and programs throughout the world that offer life-changing experiences to children living with serious illnesses and their families, always free of charge. In 2015 Fallon collaborated with Ben & Jerry&rsqu...

Rita Ora Performs At Star-Studded amfAR Gala Cannes

The 24th annual amfAR Gala Cannes raised more than $20 million last week in support of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and its pursuit of a cure for HIV/AIDS. Rita Ora Performs At amfAR Cannes GalaCredit/Copyright: amfARThe star-studded black-tie event, held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, during the Cannes Film Festival, was presented by Harry Winston and Bold Films. Event Chairs in attendance included Jessica Chastain, Dustin and Lisa Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Diane Kruger, Eva Longoria, Carine Roitfeld, Harvey Weinstein, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, Len Blavatnik, and amfAR Trustee Vincent Roberti. Uma Thurman and Will SmithCredit/Copyright: Getty ImagesOther guests in attendance included Leonar...

amfAR Announces Star-Studded 2017 Gala Cannes Event

The amfAR Gala Cannes event will take place later this month. Nicole Kidman, Jessica Chastain, Dustin and Lisa Hoffman, Diane Kruger, Milla Jovovich, Eva Longoria, Carine Roitfeld, Pedro Almodóvar, David Lynch, Vanessa Redgrave, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, and amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby will be among the chairs of the 24th edition of amfAR’s world-renowned amfAR Gala Cannes event, to be held on May 25, 2017, during the Cannes Film Festival. Other event chairs include Len Blavatnik, Nayla Hayek, Michel Litvak, and Vincent Roberti. The annual star-studded event is one of the world’s most successful benefits, and is the most coveted ticket during the Cannes International Film Festival. Held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibe...

Bill Clinton Takes Part In Star-Studded BTIG Charity Day

BTIG, LLC announced today that the firm is donating more than $4 million to hundreds of charities as a result of its annual BTIG Charity Day. BTIG hosted nearly 80 all-star athletes, models, actors, actresses, journalists, politicians, fashion designers, business leaders and other cultural icons that acted as guest traders on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Over 300 well-deserving charities supporting meaningful causes will benefit from the event. “It was another fantastic year for BTIG Charity Day in terms of the number of celebrity guest traders participating and funds that will be donated this year,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “We are very proud of the tremendous energy, enthusiasm, and generosity put forth by our employees, celebrity guests and industry partne...

Bill Clinton, Mario Batali, Michael J. Fox Attend Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards

President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance at this week’s Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards with his friend and the evening’s emcee Mario Batali to emphasize the need now, more than ever, to help end hunger in New York City. Bill Clinton and Mario Batali at Food Bank for New York City Can Do AwardsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Food Bank For New York CityThe star-studded evening, held at Cipriani Wall Street, honored FEED Founder and CEO Lauren Bush Lauren, The BLK Projek Executive Director Tanya Fields and the Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development for their commitment to hunger relief. Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan at Food Bank for New York City Can Do AwardsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Food Bank For New York CityThe Can Do Awar...

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