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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...

Tamsen Fadal To Host 11th Annual Moving Families Forward Gala

Lois Braverman, President & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family announced this week the honorees and host for the 11th annual Moving Families Forward gala to take place at the JW Marriott Essex House on Monday, October 23rd in New York City. · Luis Alberto Urrea, Poet, Novelist, Essayist, will be honored with the Moving Families Forward Award. · GenSpring Family Offices, David J. Herritt, Managing Director Northeast Region, will be honored with the Ackerman Corporate Partner Award. Tamsen Fadal, eight-time Emmy-winning PIX 11 News Anchor, will return to host the evening for the fourth consecutive year. The event benefits the vital programs and ongoing services for children and families at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. “I support the Ackerman Institut...

Neil Patrick Harris Offers Fans A Chance At A Truly Fortunate Experience

Neil Patrick Harris and the American Theatre Wing announced this week that they are partnering with Prizeo, the online platform that democratizes giving, to offer the chance for one lucky fan to join Harris on set of his Netflix Original Series “A Series Of Unfortunate Events” in Vancouver, BC, this fall. Beginning today, Harris is inviting fans to visit prizeo.com/NPH and make a $10 donation to receive 100 entries for the grand-prize opportunity to join him in Vancouver this October, where they’ll meet on set of “A Series Of Unfortunate Events.” Roundtrip airfare and hotel accommodations for two are also included—a truly fortunate experience. The special sweepstakes benefits the American Theatre Wing, celebrating its centennial this year by reaffirm...

Kathie Lee Gifford Joins Board of Trustees Of Animal Medical Center

Celebrated television personality, singer and author Kathie Lee Gifford joins the Animal Medical Center’s (AMC) Board of Trustees. She will serve on the 32-member board for a three-year term. Ms. Gifford is co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY alongside Hoda Kotb. A devoted humanitarian, she is a 3-time Emmy-winner, New York Times best-selling author, playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress. Driven by technological and scientific breakthroughs and dedicated to pioneering effective therapies and treatments, AMC is recognized worldwide as a leader in providing compassionate and collaborative care and advancing veterinary medicine through novel research on naturally-occurring diseases and education. Each year, AMC veterinarians handle nearly 50,000 patient visits and pro...

Giving Compass Partners With Mia Hamm To Level The Playing Field For Girls

Giving Compass, the first-of-its-kind online portal aggregating information to help people to give with impact, is partnering with Mia Hamm to raise awareness in a social share campaign benefitting the Mia Hamm Foundation starting August 21, 2017. In an effort to attract new visitors to www.givingcompass.org, Giving Compass is donating $5,000 to the Mia Hamm Foundation based on 1,000 or more pictures shared. Celebrities, athletes, corporate citizens, and men and women across the US are encouraged to join the initiative, centered on Women’s Equality Day, August 26th by using the hashtag #WomensEqualityDay. “As a mother of two girls, there is nothing more important to me than giving them the opportunity to have a level playing field,” says Mia Hamm, Soccer great and fou...

Spotlight: Debra Messing’s Charity Work

Debra Messing keeps herself busy making a positive impact on the world. Aside from her film and television career and responsibilities as a mother, she takes time to act as Global Ambassador of YouthAIDS, a program run by (PSI), and is an Honorary Ambassador for Everyone Matters, a campaign that encourages people to be more accepting of each other, and let judgemental behavior become a thing of our past. She is also a supporter of The Joyful Heart Foundation, for which she has participated in the NO MORE campaign. The American actress has also filmed a PSA for STOMP Out Bullying's Blue Shirt Day. In 2004, Messing was given the Trevor Life Award by The Trevor Project for her public support and acceptance of the LGBT community, and in 2007, Messing designed and signed a pair of shoes for th...

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...

Standing Rock Music Video Nominated For MTV Video Music Award

For the first time, Native American artists will be standing up to celebrate a major nomination during this year’s MTV Video Music Awards in the newly-added “Best Fight Against the System” category. The music video “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” was recorded by Taboo of Black Eyed Peas and “Magnificent Seven” Native American artists from different tribes, including Zack “Doc” Battiest, Spencer Battiest, Emcee One, Drezus, PJ Vegas, SupaMan, Natalia Aka “My Verse.” The song serves as a statement of support to those who have embraced the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Native American actor Martin Sensmeier and pipeline activist Shailene Woodley also make appearances i...

Standing Rock Music Video Nominated For MTV Video Music Award

For the first time, Native American artists will be standing up to celebrate a major nomination during this year’s MTV Video Music Awards in the newly-added “Best Fight Against the System” category. The music video “Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL” was recorded by Taboo of Black Eyed Peas and “Magnificent Seven” Native American artists from different tribes, including Zack “Doc” Battiest, Spencer Battiest, Emcee One, Drezus, PJ Vegas, SupaMan, Natalia Aka “My Verse.” The song serves as a statement of support to those who have embraced the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Native American actor Martin Sensmeier and pipeline activist Shailene Woodley also make appearances i...

Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert

Playing For Change, the multimedia company responsible for the popular ‘Songs Around The World’ video series, has announced it will host WE ARE ONE, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music. Official partners for the event include Los Angeles’ premier rock radio station 95.5 KLOS, LA Weekly, and Japan-based music app Nana. The concert will take place on Tuesday, October 3, at the historic Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles and feature performances from The Doobie Brothers members Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee; as well as Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett from Little Feat; The Playing For Change Band, that features 10 respected musicians from 10 different countries; world-renowned d...