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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Anne Sweeney Officiates a 4-Year-Old's Adoption (Video)

    9:00 am PDT 04/04/2014
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    The outgoing Disney TV chief, who will be honored by the Alliance for Children's Rights on Monday at its annual dinner, appeared at Children's Court in Monterey, Calif., as Desiree Cornejo was adopted by her grandparents. READ MORE

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

    6:00 am PST 02/18/2014
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    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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  6. Pharrell to Design Denim Line Made of Trash in the Ocean

    3:47 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    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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  7. U2's Super Bowl Ad Raised More Than $3 Million Via Free Downloads (Video)

    12:22 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    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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  8. Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $53 Million to Save the Oceans

    6:53 pm PST 01/29/2014
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    "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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  9. Meryl Streep to Establish College Scholarship Funds

    10:55 am PST 01/22/2014
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    The "August: Osage County" actress will create two student awards at UMass Lowell. READ MORE

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

    9:55 am PST 01/09/2014
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    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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  11. Madonna Recruits Katy Perry to Curate Art for Freedom Project

    2:49 pm PST 01/08/2014
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    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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  12. Brad Pitt Charity's Post-Hurricane Katrina Homes Rotting (Report)

    1:12 pm PST 01/03/2014
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    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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  13. Taylor Swift, One Direction Named 2013's Most Charitable Stars

    9:32 am PST 12/26/2013
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    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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  14. Linkin Park, Offspring Headline Concert Benefiting Typhoon Haiyan Victims

    1:15 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    "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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  15. Todd Phillips' Longtime Exec Exits to Focus on Social Action

    5:19 pm PST 12/08/2013
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    "Hangover" producer Scott Budnick has decided to pursue his interest in juvenile justice reform and more socially conscious television and movies. READ MORE

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  16. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Donates $3M to Help WWF Boost Nepal's Tiger Population

    7:39 am PST 11/21/2013
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    The goal is to double the number of tigers in the Terai Arc landscape by 2022. READ MORE

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  17. Frank Robinson Golf Tourney Draws Celebs for Charity

    8:10 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    Benjamin Bratt, Andy Garcia, Kevin Nealon and others joined former athletes to support the MLB Urban Youth Academy in Compton. READ MORE

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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