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  1. Anne Sweeney Honored for Her Work with The Alliance for Children's Rights

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group was honored by the the Alliance for Children's Rights. A longtime supporter of adoption reform, Sweeney in February officiated the adoption of four year-old Desiree Cornejo by her grandparents. Read more

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  2. Pharrell to Design Denim Line Made of Trash in the Ocean

    3:46 pm 2/10/2014

    In collaboration with G-Star RAW, the Oscar nominee's latest fashion endeavor will retrieve littered plastic and turn it into "bionic yarn."Read more

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  3. U2's Super Bowl Ad Raised More Than $3 Million Via Free Downloads (Video)

    9:24 am 2/5/2014

    In partnership with Bank of America and (RED), the commercial was also the exclusive premiere of the band's single "Invisible." Read more

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  4. Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $53 Million to Save the Oceans

    2:18 pm 1/29/2014

    "We hope that [Bloomberg] will stay personally involved. We anticipate that he will," Oceana CEO Andrew Sharpless told The Hollywood Reporter about the five-year grant.Read more

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  5. Meryl Streep to Establish College Scholarship Funds

    10:37 am 1/22/2014

    The "August: Osage County" actress will create two student awards at UMass Lowell.Read more

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  6. Sumner Redstone to Donate $10 Million to Harvard Law School

    9:38 am 1/9/2014

    The gift will go toward a public service endowment established by the Viacom and CBS executive chairman's charitable foundation.Read more

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  7. Madonna Recruits Katy Perry to Curate Art for Freedom Project

    2:48 pm 1/8/2014

    The 'Roar' singer will join Madge's online public art initiative in selecting an artist portraying a unique view of the human rights fight.Read more

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  8. Brad Pitt Charity's Post-Hurricane Katrina Homes Rotting (Report)

    12:24 pm 1/3/2014

    The actor's Make It Right Foundation used a glass-infused wood, guaranteed to last 40 years, in recently built energy-efficient homes in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward.Read more

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  9. Taylor Swift, One Direction Named 2013's Most Charitable Stars

    9:01 am 12/26/2013

    Beyonce, Kerry Washington and Jennifer Lawrence also make the year's "Top 20 Celebs Gone Good" list by social change organization DoSomething.org.Read more

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  10. Linkin Park, Offspring Headline Concert Benefiting Typhoon Haiyan Victims

    1:13 pm 12/12/2013

    "Concert for the Phillippines" is an initiative of Music For Relief, a disaster aid charity founded by members of Linkin Park.Read more

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