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  1. WKT Opens Charity Publicity Division

    10:00 am 7/25/2013

    The new department will handle groups like Oxfam America and the Entertainment Industry Foundation.Read more

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  2. Philanthropy Issue: Sony Classics' Tom Bernard on the Burdens of Being a Benefit Honoree

    9:00 am 7/25/2013

    Sure it's nice to be named a philanthropist of the year, but the whole rigmarole can be an exec's "worst nightmare."Read more

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  3. Barbara Davis Reveals Plans for a Childhood Diabetes Telethon

    9:00 am 7/25/2013

    The grand dame of philanthropy, who's raised more than $100 million to fight childhood diabetes, shares her 10 tips for success ("Buy a studio!" "Give people a gift bag") in winning friends -- and raising money.Read more

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  4. Terminally Ill 'Simpsons' Co-Creator Vows to Give Away Fortune

    8:00 am 7/25/2013

    Sam Simon faces down his terminal cancer diagnosis by spending his vast fortune (how much? "I don't know") on animal rights and feeding the hungry: "I get pleasure from it. I love it."Read more

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  5. How Ryan Seacrest Is Creating Mini-Me's Across the Country

    9:00 am 7/24/2013

    Through his foundation, the ubiquitous TV and radio personality has teamed with stars like Selena Gomez to give sick kids the chance to learn the ins and outs of broadcasting. "They would get bored essentially being in their beds," Seacrest says in THR's Philanthropy Issue.Read more

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  6. Former Hollywood Exec: Why I Gave Up My $1M Salary to Move to Cambodia

    9:00 am 7/24/2013

    What Sony's Scott Neeson saw during a visit to a garbage dump outside Phnom Penh changed his life and inspired him to quit, move and launch the Cambodian Children's Fund; now benefactor Sumner Redstone reveals in THR's Philanthropy Issue that he is giving a new gift of $480,000.Read more

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  7. Ryan Seacrest and Hollywood's Culture of Philanthropy

    7:49 pm 7/23/2013

    Robin Wright, Selena Gomez, Heather Graham, Sumner Redstone, Harvey Weinstein and more share why they are giving back.Read more

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  8. Bill Clinton and Casey Wasserman Reveal Secrets of Their Friendship, Philanthropic Bond

    5:42 pm 7/23/2013

    Cover stars of The Hollywood Reporter's annual Philanthropy Issue, the former president and the mega sports agent -- the latter of whom calls Clinton his philanthropic "mentor" and a "rock star" -- explain when they met, how their bond grew and the unique work they do fighting childhood obesity for the Clinton Foundation.Read more

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  9. Hollywood Harnesses Crowdfunding Potential to Raise Resources for Charity

    11:22 am 7/23/2013

    Nonprofits like Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation are benefiting from the power of millions of engaged web surfers.Read more

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