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  1. Julia Roberts, Minnie Driver Support Local Malibu Charity

    3:54 pm PDT 10/21/2013
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    NBCUniversal vice chairman Ron Meyer also attended the Boys and Girls Club of Malibu gala, held at the estate of "The Bachelor" EP Mike Fleiss. READ MORE

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  2. Roland Emmerich, Jane Lynch Help Raise $2.9M at L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Benefit

    10:06 am PDT 10/21/2013
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    The event, also hosted by Dustin Lance Black, Alan Hergott, Bryan Lourd, Lisa Vanderpump, Mark Gordon and Russell Simmons, drew attention to the plight of homeless LGBT youth. READ MORE

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  3. Hillary Clinton Honored by Michael Kors at Golden Heart Awards Celebration

    1:23 pm PDT 10/17/2013
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    The event, which raised more than $3 million for David Geffen's "God's Love We Deliver" charity, was attended by such A-listers such as Julianna Marguiles, Hilary Swank and Jennifer Hudson. READ MORE

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  4. Kate Walsh, Lionsgate TV's Kevin Beggs Honored at Smile Gala

    6:32 pm PDT 09/28/2013
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    Harrison Ford was on hand to present an award to surgeon Randy Sherman, who provides free surgeries for Operation Smile. READ MORE

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  5. Dennis Haysbert Hosts Charity Golf Tournament

    12:12 pm PDT 08/27/2013
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    C.S. Lee, James Remar and Richard Kind are among those who participated in the Monday event. READ MORE

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  6. Ryan Sheckler Golf Tournament Raises $200,000

    3:38 pm PDT 07/31/2013
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    The sixth annual event, held at Trump National Golf Club, benefited injured sports athletes and children in need. READ MORE

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  7. Foundation vs. Donation: The Hidden Pitfalls of Hollywood Giving

    5:00 am PDT 07/26/2013
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    As everyone from Angelina to Letterman boasts of personal organizations, experts warn of tax dangers -- says one lawyer, "I've tried to talk them out of it." READ MORE

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  8. Livestrong Struggles After Lance Armstrong's Fall

    11:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    Funds are dropping, celebrities like Ben Stiller and Robin Williams have fled -- and one expert predicts there's just 2 1/2 years of money left. READ MORE

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  9. Philanthropy Issue: Hollywood's 5 Top Donors in 2013

    11:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    From Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre's record-setting gift to USC to Gayle Anne Hurd's Oscar museum, the biggest endowments of the year (so far). READ MORE

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  10. WKT Opens Charity Publicity Division

    10:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    The new department will handle groups like Oxfam America and the Entertainment Industry Foundation. READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    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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  12. Barbara Davis Reveals Plans for a Childhood Diabetes Telethon

    9:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    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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  13. Terminally Ill 'Simpsons' Co-Creator Vows to Give Away Fortune

    8:00 am PDT 07/25/2013
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    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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  14. Hollywood Harnesses Crowdfunding Potential to Raise Resources for Charity

    9:33 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    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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  15. Robin Wright: What Led Me to the 'Most Dangerous Place to Be a Woman'

    9:00 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    It could be the plot of a horrific thriller -- but it's not: After learning about ruthless warlords in the Congo who have created a reign of sexual violence, the "House of Cards" actress explains why she decided to take a stand in THR's Philanthropy Issue. READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    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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  17. How Harvey Weinstein, Obama and Clinton Nearly Staged a Led Zeppelin Reunion

    9:00 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    The film mogul almost succeeded in getting the estranged trio back together for the 12-12-12 concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy victims, but Jimmy Page nixed it: "He's got a lawyer who’s Satan or something like that," jokes Weinstein in THR's Philanthropy Issue. READ MORE

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

    9:00 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    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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  19. From Bill Clinton to Ryan Seacrest: 17 of Hollywood's Biggest Philanthropists

    8:57 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    Selena Gomez and Ryan Seacrest in THR's Philanthropy Issue. READ MORE

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

    2:00 am PDT 07/24/2013
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    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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