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Spotlight: PETA’s Celebrity Supporters

Founded in 1980, PETA is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. PETA educates policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promotes kind treatment of animals. PETA’s animal protection work brings together members of the scientific, judicial, and legislative communities to stop abusive practices. Aided by thorough investigative work, congressional involvement, consumer boycotts, and international media coverage, PETA achieves long-term changes that improve the quality of life for, and prevent the deaths of, countless animals. How you can help Check out the Action Center on PETA’s home page to find out what you can do to help ...

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...

Spotlight: Humane Society International’s Celebrity Supporters

Humane Society International and our partner organizations together constitute one of the world’s largest animal protection organizations-backed by 11 million people. HSI works to protect all animals-including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife-and our record of achievement demonstrates our dedication and effectiveness. With the support of our advocates and donors, we have advocated for strong legislation to protect animals. For example, in 2009 we helped achieve a European Union ban on trade in seal products, a major step toward ending the annual commercial seal slaughter in Canada. We work with local animal organizations in countries all over the world to provide direct, hands-on care to animals in need and spread the culture of compassion. Our c...

Nick Cave And Iggy Pop Join Forces For Animals In New Video

While delighting audiences with their North American tour, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have found a new and unexpected way to inspire — a new PETA video spot starring Iggy Pop live and in animation, showing his muscles as he cavorts to one of Cave’s most adored love songs, “Breathless.” Video: Rock Legends Leave Us 'Breathless' in Heartfelt PETA VideoIn the video, the “godfather of punk” appears in his dog’s daydream as a superhero, helping a turtle safely cross the road and coming to the defense of a rabbit in a hare-raising attack, as Cave sings, “The rabbit hides beneath the ground/For he is defenseless without you/The sky of daytime dies away/And all the earthly things they stop to play/For we are all breathless without you.” The up...

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