Philanthropy

Mario Lopez And Komen Chicago To Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Ignite The Fight Gala

Susan G. Komen Chicago will hold its Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust on Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Westin River North, celebrating 20 years of funding global research and providing critical breast health services for the underserved in the Chicago area. Komen Chicago will hold its Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust on Oct. 21The anniversary celebration will feature Mario Lopez, Emmy-winning host of “Extra,” as the Celebrity More than Pink Ambassador, as well as 20 More Than Pink Heroes, who will be honored for their exceptional compassion, bravery and leadership in the fight against breast cancer. The Gala will kick off with the Dearborn Street and Clark Street bridges over the Chicago River being illuminated in pink. The lighting ceremony, led by Ed Wehmer,...

Spotlight: Joan Jett’s Charity Work

Joan Jett is a huge supporter of PETA. Charities & foundations supported Joan Jett has supported the following charities: American Heart AssociationAmerican Stroke AssociationFarm SanctuaryFriends of ScotlandLittle Kids RockMuscular Dystrophy AssociationNYCLASSParalyzed Veterans of AmericaPETARace to Erase MSTigerTimeUnited Service OrganizationWounded Warrior Project Read more about Joan Jett's charity work and events. Related articles Joan Jett Rocks For PETABono's Edun Creates I/denti/tees For AfricaEllen DeGeneres Launches Peace For Animals AuctionJoan Jett Rocks The Dog WashJoan Jett's Greatest Green Hits Feature your company alongside thousands of celebrities, charities & causes → Copyright © 2017 Look To The Stars. This article may not be reproduced wi...

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...

Anonymous Donors Group Raises $15 Million for First NYC Poster Museum

Located in Chelsea's former Tekserve building, Poster House aims to trace the history of posters and their impact on design history, politics and visual culture....

Gates Foundation Awards $25 Million to VCU to Expand Access to Drugs

The grant will support ongoing drug development by the Medicines for All Institute in the university's School of Engineering....

Rural Communities, Elderly Severely Affected by Opioid Crisis

The report from Grantmakers In Aging finds that the elderly in rural communities  are especially vulnerable to opioid addiction and/or the fallout from the addiction of others....

Iowa State Receives $7 Million Gift for New Business-School Building

The gift from the Gerdin Charitable Foundation will help underwrite construction of a 35,000-square-foot addition to the Gerdin Business Building....

You can donate to Harvey storm relief through Apple’s App Store and iTunes

 Those searching for a way to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey need look no further than iTunes or the iOS App Store. Apple has made donating to the American Red Cross a bit easier by adding a button directly to its comm...

You can donate to Harvey storm relief through Apple’s App Store and iTunes

 Those searching for a way to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey need look no further than iTunes or the iOS App Store. Apple has made donating to the American Red Cross a bit easier by adding a button directly to its comm...

Wilson Foundation Announces $2.4 Million for New York Youth Mentoring

The grant will support the efforts of the WNY Mentoring Collective to strengthen the field of youth mentorship in western New York State....

People in the News (8/27/17): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries

The latest staff and board announcements from the philanthropic sector....

Charles Koch Foundation Awards $3.3 Million to UC San Diego

The grant will support the university's Center for Peace and Security Studies, which conducts research on new and emerging aspects of conflict....