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  1. Golden Globes Reveal New $7.5 Million Charity War Chest

    11:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Ahead of the HFPA's charity awards banquet, president Theo Kingma tells THR about the organization's philanthropic priorities and plans to expand READ MORE

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

    9:39 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    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 causes READ MORE

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  3. Philanthropy 2014: Edward Norton, Shauna Robertson, James Murdoch, Stacey Snider Lead Portfolio of Top Givers

    9:21 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    James Franco, Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend and Maria Shriver are a few more of the stars shaking up the way Hollywood thinks about giving back READ MORE

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  4. Olivia Wilde, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow Reveal Their Top Philanthropic Causes

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The trio are using CrowdRise, an innovative for-profit website that uses crowdsourcing to drive charitable fundraising, to raise money for their favorite charities READ MORE

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  5. Kevin Spacey Reveals the Best (Non-Acting) Advice Jack Lemmon Gave Him

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The 'House of Cards' star says in THR's Philanthropy Issue why he was inspired to mentor aspiring young actors READ MORE

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  6. Glenn Close and Her Family on Living With Mental Illness: "Scared Shitless"

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    "It was unheard of to talk about [mental illness] publicly," says the actress in THR's Philanthropy Issue READ MORE

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  7. Inside the Charity That Inspires James Franco to Don Green Tights

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the multihyphenate talks about donating proceeds from three small films (and occasional Grinch performances) to The Art of Elysium, which will honor Amber Heard later this year READ MORE

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  8. Philanthropy Power Duo: How Edward Norton and Shauna Robertson Have Raised $150M With Hollywood Charity Game Changer

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Judd Apatow, Paul Rudd, Olivia Wilde and other stars have used CrowdRise, an innovative for-profit website that uses crowdsourcing to drive charitable fundraising READ MORE

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  9. How David O. Russell and James Murdoch Are Creating the Next Generation of Great Directors

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the director and 21st Century Fox exec talk about how they're helping aspiring filmmakers as part of L.A.'s new Ghetto Film School READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    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 city READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The singer explains in THR's Philanthropy Issue how his own experiences led him to launch a program to help New York City educators READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    As Russian tensions heat up, the longtime nuclear disarmament activist Michael Douglas opens up in THR's Philanthropy Issue about staying true to his mission READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    Celebrities and entertainment companies are auctioning off everything but the kitchen sink in a race to raise money online READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    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 help READ MORE

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  15. Why Denis Leary Hopes His Charity Goes "Out of Business"

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the actor-comedian, along with actor/former firefighter Steve Buscemi, talk about their respective efforts to assist firehouses READ MORE

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  16. Stacey Snider Opens Up About Her Daughters' Struggles With Bullies

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    "I've lived it firsthand," the DreamWorks chief says in THR's Philanthropy Issue, explaining her passion for the anti-bullying Kind Campaign, founded by Lauren Paul, wife of 'Breaking Bad' star Aaron, and Molly Thompson READ MORE

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  17. Trumpeter Herb Alpert Wants to Take Jazz to "the Next Level"

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, the co-founder of A&M Records talks about his hands-on involvement at the UCLA music school built in his name READ MORE

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  18. How 'The Colbert Report' Inspired 'Will & Grace's' Co-Creator to Help a Small Town in Kentucky

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    In THR's Philanthropy Issue, Max Mutchnick and his husband, entertainment attorney Erik Hyman, reveal why they invested in a tiny Kentucky town READ MORE

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  19. Samuel L. Jackson Opens Up About His Family's "Heartbreaking" Struggle With Alzheimer's

    9:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    The actor, a big supporter of the Alzheimer's Association, talks in THR's Philanthropy Issue about the steps he's taking to stave off the disease READ MORE

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

    8:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    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 cause READ MORE

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