What causes does
your favorite celebrity support?
aims to be the social networking site for you to support the causes you
believe in. It was started by Edward Norton, and has lots of
(Celebrities are in no particular order.)
Lady Gaga has been a driving force in raising money to end HIV/AIDS, working with groups like the-MAC AIDS Fund.
Matthew McConaughey started the j. k. livin Foundation.
Alyssa Milano supports a variety of causes, and has used social media like Twitter to get others involved. For her 37th birthday she asked people to donate to charity:water. The effort raised over $75,000.
Natalie Portman is a
spokesperson for FINCA International, which focuses on microloans in
developing countries .
Selma Hayek has teamed
with the Avon foundation to support the
Speakout Against Domestic Violence .
Hayek also started the Selma Hayek Foundation.
Don Cheadle founded
Not On Our Watch with others
including George Clooney, Matt Damon and Brad Pitt.
Matt Damon co-founded water.org.
He is also a prominent advocate for one.org .
Ashton Kutcher used his
twitter account in a challenge with CNN. As a result, Kutcher donated 10,000
mosquito bed nets to Nothing But
Hugh Jackman posted on his
twitter page that he would donate to one individual's favorite non profit
organization. He ended up contributing to two charities:
Operation of Hope .
Help the Hungry
with her family.
Lucy Liu is an ambassador for the US Fund
supports people affected by the Chernobyl disaster.
Tyra Banks started the
Petra Nemcova started the
Happy Hearts Fund .
Branson has been involved with several charities; some are centralized at
Sir Sean Connery
started Rainforest Foundation with his wife.
Brosnan ( Planet
is a patron of
Teenage Cancer Trust
Sir Paul McCartney
and Laura Hillenbrand started
Operation Iraqi Children
Edward Norton supports the Enterprise Foundation, which has headquarters
in Columbia, MD
Sir Elton John
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Hispanic Foundation for the Arts
Paul Newman started Newman's Own; they've given
away over $175 million to charity. "It started as a joke and got out of
Jeter started the
Turn 2 Foundation
Collins ( Little
Grace of Monaco
Day Animal Foundation
Day Animal League
(both located in Washington DC)
Sarah Jessica Parker
and Melinda Gates
The Gates have given away over $20 billion.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bearing the traditional Indian greeting of 'tika,' Bill Gates visits
with HIV positive patients in New Delhi. Bill Gates arrived on Monday,
November 11, 2002, to announce a $100 million commitment from the Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in India.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor:
Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation
Paul Simon co-founded
Childrens Health Fund
Edward James Olmos