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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Hollywood Do-Gooders, Beware: 6 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Cause

    8:00 am PDT 08/14/2014
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    A philanthropic consultant tells THR how to properly vet an organization READ MORE

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

    5:54 pm PDT 08/13/2014
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    Members of the film, fashion, music and art community broke bread to promote the “first philanthropic food app" READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 08/13/2014
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    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 region READ MORE

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  15. Angelina Jolie Applauds Outgoing British Foreign Minister's New Role

    7:53 am PDT 07/16/2014
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    William Hague is set to continue working with the star on ending sexual violence in conflict. READ MORE

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  16. Anonymous Millionaire Hiding Cash in L.A., Tweeting Clues to Locations (Video)

    12:59 pm PDT 05/29/2014
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    The mystery man — a real estate developer who has been hiding envelopes stuffed with cash in various locations around San Francisco and Los Angeles — next plans to take his good deeds to New York. READ MORE

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  17. Cannes Video: Gary Dourdan and Akon Bring Awareness to The Heart Fund

    11:01 am PDT 05/21/2014
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    The two actors join Jimmy Jean Louis and Dr. David Luu in Cannes as ambassadors to the nonprofit that helps fight cardiovascular diseases. The Heart Fund fights cardiac diseases by providing free heart surgery to children in need. READ MORE

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  18. Julie Bowen, Max Greenfield Read Out Loud at Milk + Bookies' Story Time Celebration

    2:29 pm PDT 04/28/2014
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    "Scandal's" Dan Bucatinsky and "Once Upon a Time's" Josh Dallas also attended the annual event with their families to read their favorite childhood books. READ MORE

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  19. Stacey Snider Hosts Star-Studded Charity Benefit at Sony Studios

    4:10 pm PDT 04/20/2014
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    Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt, Jason Bateman and Octavia Spencer attended an outdoor party on Saturday, which benefitted Americorps. READ MORE

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  20. John Varvatos Draws Amy Adams, Willie Nelson to 11th Annual Stuart House Benefit

    5:20 pm PDT 04/13/2014
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    The proceeds from the event go toward a program at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center that focuses on helping sexually abused children. READ MORE

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  21. Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Anne Sweeney Over TV Director Ambitions

    6:06 am PDT 04/08/2014
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    UPDATED: "Anne, I think it’s time we tell you this isn't a fundraiser, this is an intervention," the comedian said as he poked fun at his outgoing boss' decision to step down to become a TV director. READ MORE

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