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