George Clooney Starring in Downton Abbey Charity Episode

George Clooney Starring in Downton Abbey Charity Episode

George Clooney will appear in an episode of Downton Abbey

George Clooney will appear in a charity episode of the popular British TV show Downton Abbey.
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Downton Abbey fans rejoice! George Clooney, known as one of the most dashing and distinguished actors in Hollywood, is set to star in a special episode of the series, which is set in WWI-era Britain. Clooney has already filmed the scenes for the ITV network charity…

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Charity Rejects Funds Raised “In Honor” of Jennifer Lawrence’s Leaked Photos

Charity Rejects Funds Raised “In Honor” of Jennifer Lawrence’s Leaked Photos

Prostate Cancer Foundation logo

The Prostate Cancer Foundation rejected donations raised “in honor” of stolen celebrity photos. Image: PCF.org

The Prostate Cancer Foundation has announced it will return all of the money from one of the organization’s top fundraisers that included a group of Reddit users. Upon discovering that the Redditors had donated “in honor” of Jennifer Lawrence’s hacked photos, the Prostate Cancer…

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Blair a Controversial Winner of Philanthropist of the Year

Blair a Controversial Winner of Philanthropist of the Year

Tony Blair receives GQ award

Tony Blair received GQ’s Philanthropist of the Year award last night in front of a stunned audience.
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Yesterday former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair won the prestigious Philanthropist of the Year award, which he received at the Royal Opera House during a glamorous gala. The ceremony, hosted by men’s magazine GQ editor Dylan Jones, saw Blair recognized for his peace…

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India Now Has “Rice Bucket” Challenge Charity

India Now Has “Rice Bucket” Challenge Charity

The rice bucket challenge urges Indians to provide rice for those in poverty
The rice bucket challenge urges Indians to provide rice for those in poverty

In response to ALS’s ice bucket challenge, India’s rice bucket challenge is taking off.
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Inspired by the global charity chain that spread awareness about the disease ALS, Manju Latha Kalanidhi came up with an similar way to help those in need by utilizing something he calls the “Rice Bucket Challenge.”

In this challenge, all one needs to do is buy or cook a bucket of rice and…

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“Ice Bucket Challenge” – Is it Actually Doing Good?

“Ice Bucket Challenge” – Is it Actually Doing Good?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised $9.5 million for research so far.
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If you frequent social media, it’s not hard to find someone doing the Ice Bucket Challenge. All participants are capturing the moment when they pour a bucket of ice water over their heads for the sake of promoting awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The idea of the challenge is to take a bucket of…

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Gucci Sponsors Charity Sonoma Event

Gucci Sponsors Charity Sonoma Event

Gucci sponsored Sonoma fundraiser

On August 5, Gucci sponsored the Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala. Image: Selfiy / Shutterstock.com

On August 5, Gucci was the presenting sponsor of the Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala. Gucci had over 550 guests at its second annual gala, which was hosted at Sonoma Horse Park, just north of San Francisco.

The Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala raised a record $1…

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Victoria Beckham to Sell Wardrobe for Charity

Victoria Beckham to Sell Wardrobe for Charity

Victoria Beckham to donate wardrobe to charity

Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham is going to donate items from her wardrobe to the charity mothers2mothers. Image: Featureflash / Shutterstock.com

As one of the most stylish women in fashion, getting a peek into the closet of Victoria Beckham would be a dream for most women. Just taking a look inside would be a thrilling opportunity for many fashionistas, and now, you can even own a piece of…

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A Lifetime of Donations Leads to Important Mental Health Research

A Lifetime of Donations Leads to Important Mental Health Research

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The Stanley Center is set to receive a donation of $650 million from patron Ted Stanley.
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Apparently once isn’t enough for Ted Stanley: Having amassed a fortune selling sports collectibles, 83-year-old Stanley has just announced his third massive donation to MIT-Harvard’s Broad Institute, a center for psychiatric research.

Beginning with a call in…

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SmashFest: Over $140,000 Raised for Charities

SmashFest: Over $140,000 Raised for Charities

Steam Whistle Brewing, host of this year's Smashfest

Steam Whistle Brewing in Toronto hosted this year’s Smashfest.
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The annual charity ping-pong challenge in Toronto, Smashfest, raised over $140,000 on Thursday last week. The event, which was hosted by the New York Rangers forward Dominic Moore, will contribute its funds to charities that assist in the research of concussions and rare cancers.

This year was the…

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USC Coach Dawn Staley’s Fun-Raiser Brings out Celebrities

USC Coach Dawn Staley’s Fun-Raiser Brings out Celebrities

Dawn Staley
Dawn Staley

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USC coach Dawn Staley hosted a charity softball game recently in an effort to raise $75,000 in South Carolina. The donations will go to support Innersole, a charity that donates new sneakers to needy children. The foundation will branch into an elementary school in the fall and promote a competition measuring attendance, behavior, physical fitness and grades…

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