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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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