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Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Lake Bell Celebrate First Year of This Is About Humanity’s Mission to Help Immigrant Families

This Is About Humanity, a group that raises funds to help separated families at the border, celebrates its first year with drinks and tacos at Henry Winkler's Los Angeles home.

Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg: Silicon Valley’s Top 10 Philanthropists

Here's where the top tech execs are pouring millions — and, in one instance, billions — of money into charity.

The 10 Hottest Hollywood Charities of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter asked the town's top event planners to recommend charities, factoring in keenness to attend events, level of talent involved and major donations.

Samuel Goldwyn’s Grandson Steps Up Fundraising for Hollywood Daycare Center

Film scion Peter Goldwyn steps into a leadership role at the Hollywood-focused children's center launched by his famous father.

Death of the Rubber Chicken Dinner: How Hollywood Is Reinventing Charity Galas

A look into how A-list planners are now looking to smaller, targeted gathering and digital influencers to drive charitable giving.

100 Years, 1 Billion Kids and a New Mission: Save the Children Celebrates Centennial

With supporters like Jennifer Garner, Cobie Smulders and Dakota Fanning, Save the Children shifts its focus to helping displaced and needy youngsters in conflict zones.

“Marrying Business and Purpose”: Yara Shahidi, Jennifer Garner and More Reflect on 25 Years of the CAA Foundation

Hatched in a diner, the CAA Foundation — the first of its kind among agencies — has launched initiatives and connected clients like Andy Cohen, Jennifer Garner and Yara Shahidi to causes since 1995…

Hollywood Flashback: Ronald Reagan Atoned for AIDS Neglect at 1990 Fundraiser

The late Elizabeth Glaser, who launched her foundation after contracting HIV from a blood transfusion, held her first charity event 29 years ago, with Reagan's presence seen as a mea culpa.

Hollywood Power Philanthropy: How Disney’s Bob Iger, Kristen Bell, Amber Heard and More Are Giving Back

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds, Viacom's Bob Bakish, Virgin Group's Richard Branson, Sony's Tom Rothman, ICM's Chris Silbermann and Warner Bros.' Blair Rich are among several others who open up about…

“Yes, in My Backyard!”: Inside Hollywood’s New Embrace of Homeless Neighbors

The all-volunteer SELAH (an acronym for the area it covers: Silver Lake, Echo Park, Los Feliz, Atwater Village and Hollywood) is part of a new generation of advocates welcoming their unhoused…

College Admissions Scandal Reveals Why It’s So Easy to Run a Shady Charity

The college admissions cheating scandal has exposed a number of sensitive cultural flash points. One less-discussed issue that was revealed is the absence of accountability in the American nonprofit…

Hollywood’s #MeToo Dilemma: When Alleged Predators Also Give Generously to Charity

A look into the dilemma nonprofits face on what to do when a prominent donor such as Harvey Weinstein, Bryan Singer or Les Moonves falls from grace.