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Newman’s Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving

It was on August 25, 1982, that Newman’s Own shipped its first bottles of salad dressing. The late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, launched the company with his homemade recipe salad dressing, declaring that all profits would go to charity. Now, 35 years later, the company has more than 300 products with 100% of the profits continuing to help charities around the world. “When Paul started Newman’s Own, some people wondered if the company could survive if it gave all its profits away,” said Bob Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation and Executive Chairman of Newman’s Own. “Now, Newman’s Own is considered the exemplary philanthropic enterprise, which has helped thousands of nonprofit organizations, worldwide. In fact...

Viola Davis To Executive-Produce EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce “EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live,” a special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. The announcement was jointly made today by XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). The telecast will combine live musical, comedy and documentary segments to bring to life the past, present and future of the American high school system. The event will air live from Los Angeles on all four major U.S. networks – ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC – on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed. In addition to Davis and Tennon, the star-studded event in support of the national education initiative will be produced by Done + Dusted and direc...

Ricky Martin Offers The Chance For One Lucky Fan To Go #ALLIN With Him In Vegas

The Ricky Martin Foundation and Prizeo, the online platform that encourages giving across all income levels, announced today that they are partnering to offer the chance for one lucky fan, and a guest, to go #ALLIN at Ricky’s Las Vegas show this September to strengthen their mission. Beginning today, Ricky Martin is inviting fans to visit prizeo.com/rickymartin and make a $10 donation to receive 100 entries for the grand-prize opportunity to meet him at his Las Vegas show on September 19 at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo as his VIP guest—including round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two. This Prizeo sweepstakes benefits the Ricky Martin Foundation, a public charity which denounces human trafficking and educates about its existence through global awareness, ...

Imagine Dragons To Perform At LOVELOUD Festival

Imagine Dragons will perform at LOVELOUD on August 26, a concert designed to ignite the relevant and vital conversation of what it means to unconditionally love, understand, accept, and support LGBTQ+ youth in our communities. Video: LOVELOUD FestivalThe LOVELOUD concert will be held on August 26, 2017 in Orem, Utah at the Brent Brown Ballpark at UVU. “I want the LOVELOUD concert to engage a passionate and supportive audience in the fight against teen suicide and to bring communities together to start the conversation and celebrate individuality,” said Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds. “We want to offer hope to young people, let them know they’re not alone and encourage acceptance in the home and community.” One of the most troubling issues with a lack of c...

Little Kids Rock To Honor Elvis Costello And Bonnie Raitt

Little Kids Rock, the national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in public schools announced the honorees for its annual benefit being held Wednesday, October 18th at PlayStation Theater in New York. This year’s event will honor Elvis Costello with the Rocker of the Year Award, and Bonnie Raitt with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, Founder and CEO of City Winery, Michael Dorf will be honored for his extensive philanthropic work, including efforts on behalf of expanding music education for underprivileged youth through the annually produced “Music of” tribute concerts. The Annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, produced by Mark Krantz and Michael Matuza brings together artists and individuals who are...

Chef Robert Irvine To Host SAMHSA’s Voice Awards Honoring Military

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2017 Voice Awards program will recognize television and film writers and producers along with community leaders for outstanding efforts to raise awareness and understanding of mental illnesses and/or addictions. The 12th annual Voice Awards, highlighting the theme Honoring Those Who Serve: Hope, Resilience, and Recovery, will spotlight efforts that provide hope and support to past and present military service members and their families who have faced mental health and addiction challenges. This year’s event will be held on August 16, 2017, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The Voice Awards will be hosted by celebrity chef Robert Irvine, who has been an ardent supporter of issues affecting mili...

Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change

Pathway to Paris, a climate change initiative focused on turning the Paris Agreement into reality, will partner with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and 350.org for a concert on climate action, to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 5, 2017. Pathway to Paris promises to be a night of incredible musical performances and rousing speeches aimed at advancing the important work of fighting climate change while offering innovative solutions. Set to take place on the eve of COP 23 – the United Nations conference on climate change that kicks off in Bonn, Germany – the evening will feature internationally recognized musicians and speakers, including Patti Smith, Bill McKibben, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Tanya Tagaq, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Michael Stipe, Tenzin C...

Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets

Former NBA player and NBA Cares Ambassador Felipe Lopez recently traveled with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to Dajabon, Dominican Republic to help fight malaria. There, he met with officials from the National Center for Tropical Diseases Control within the country’s Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance to learn about the progress made toward malaria elimination on the island of Hispaniola. He also met with community health workers, civil society organizations, children and families affected by malaria. Lopez, a native of Santiago, also visited the Dominican Republic to see the efforts of his private foundation, the Felipe Lopez Foundation, that provides opportunities for at-risk youth. “I’m happy to see that my home country is o...

Nerd HQ Launches Star-Studded Online Auction For Operation Smile

Nerd HQ invites you to join them in supporting children’s charity Operation Smile by bidding on select memorabilia and one-of-a-kind pieces that will earn you serious bragging rights with friends, while simultaneously providing life-changing surgery for children around the world. There’s a massive number of items going under the hammer, signed by stars such as Zachary Levi, Charlize Theron, Yvonne Strahovski, Stephen Amell, Dule Hill, Steven Moffat, Peter Capaldi, Karen Gillan, Alan Tudyk and more. The auction only runs until August 12, so get in quick. To view items and make a bid, click here. From: http://www.looktothestars.org/news/16964-nerd-hq-launches-star-studded-online-auction-for-operation-smile Related past articles Charlize Theron To Host Inaugural amfAR Charit...

Jacky Clark Chisholm To Release Charity Single For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Award-winning gospel artist Jacky Clark Chisholm is excited to announce her support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. On August 8, 2017, Chisholm is scheduled to release her upcoming single “Cover Me” with all proceeds benefitting St. Jude, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. In an effort to further the belief of late entertainer, philanthropist, and St. Jude founder Danny Thomas that “no child should die in the dawn of life,” Chisholm is committed to supporting Danny’s dream of advancing cures, research, and prevention of childhood cancer. Chisholm serves as an ambassador for St. Jude Sunday of Hope, which leads church congregations nationwide in donating to St. J...

Get Life Advice From Arnold Schwarzenegger

omaze.com is giving you the chance to join Arnold Schwarzenegger for lunch, join him for a helicopter ride, and score some life advice. Get Advice From Arnold SchwarzeneggerWhen you think of a life coach, do you picture an Austrian bodybuilder, action-movie legend, politician who’s totally ripped? Well, you should. Because omaze.co is giving you and a friend the chance to head to LA for some quality time and mentorship from your new lifestyle guru, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Join Arnold for lunch and cigars, where you can pick his brain about his ridiculously awesome journey from Mr. Olympia to movie star to Governor of California and beyond. And after you feel sufficiently motivated to be your best self, you’ll really start soaring. Because you’ll join Arnold for a helic...

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...