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  1. Why This Event Could Be L.A.'s Biggest Sports Spectacle Since the 1984 Olympics

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, Maria Shriver and Lionsgate's Rob Friedman say next summer's Special Olympics World Games will bring $400 million to the cityRead more

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  2. John Legend on the Startling High School "Revelation" That Sparked His Music Career

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    The singer explains in THR's Philanthropy Issue how his own experiences led him to launch a program to help New York City educatorsRead more

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  3. Michael Douglas: How I Capitalize on My Celebrity for a Good Cause

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    As Russian tensions heat up, the longtime nuclear disarmament activist Michael Douglas opens up in THR's Philanthropy Issue about staying true to his missionRead more

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  4. From Lady Gaga's Soiled Wig to a Weinstein Gig: 4 Surprising Items Sold for Charity

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    Celebrities and entertainment companies are auctioning off everything but the kitchen sink in a race to raise money onlineRead more

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  5. Why Some Stars Aren't Welcomed by Charities: "No Way in Hell"

    9:00 am 8/14/2014

    Reality stars, dilettantes and Chris Brown need not apply as charities search for the right words to turn down famous faces who could hurt more than they helpRead more

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  6. How Dr. Heimlich Maneuvered Hollywood Into Backing His Dangerous AIDS "Cure"

    8:00 am 8/14/2014

    At the height of the crisis, the inventor of the famous anti-choking technique claimed HIV could be cured by injecting patients with malaria. New documents reveal how stars like Jack Nicholson and Ron Howard gave thousands to his causeRead more

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  7. Hollywood Do-Gooders, Beware: 6 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Cause

    8:00 am 8/14/2014

    A philanthropic consultant tells THR how to properly vet an organizationRead more

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  8. Rose McGowan Co-Hosts 'Feedie' Dinner At The Standard In Downtown L.A.

    5:20 pm 8/13/2014

    Members of the film, fashion, music and art community broke bread to promote the “first philanthropic food app"Read more

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  9. Samuel L. Jackson and Maria Shriver Reveal Personal Tales That Inspired Their Charity Work

    11:13 am 8/13/2014

    Jackson (Alzheimer's Association), Shriver (Special Olympics), John Legend (LRNG Project), Steve Buscemi (Friends of Firefighters) and Denis Leary (The Leary Firefighters Foundation) introduce their causesRead more

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  10. From Comic Relief to Scholarships, Robin Williams' Charity Was Closely Tied to His Work

    9:00 am 8/13/2014

    The late actor supported several philanthropic efforts, once donating the full proceeds from a tour in New Zealand to relief efforts after a major earthquake shook the regionRead more

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