Charities

» Actors Fund of America

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Creative Arts
• Other Supporters: Angela Lansbury, Annette Bening, Bernadette Peters, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Craig, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep

The Actors Fund is a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. The Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition.

» Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: AIDS
• Other Supporters: Alan Cumming, Angela Lansbury, Antonio Banderas, Bernadette Peters, Catherine Zeta Jones, Clay Aiken, Cyndi Lauper, Cynthia Nixon, Daniel Craig, Daniel Radcliffe, Edie Falco, Jane Krakowski, Jay-Z, Jennifer Garner, Kelsey Grammer, Kevin Kline, Kristin Chenoweth, Meryl Streep, Neil Patrick Harris, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Hayes, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Williams, Whoopi Goldberg

Broadway Cares is an industry-based organization that relies on the talents and generosity of the American Theatre community to raise money for AIDS-related causes in the United States.

» Family Heath International

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: AIDS, Health, Povertyy
• Other Supporters: Ellen DeGeneres, Heidi Klum, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas, Portia de Rossi, Taylor Swift

Working to improve lives worldwide through research, education, and services in family health. FHI is a dynamic organization working worldwide to address comprehensive health issues and their consequences in resource-poor settings. FHI emphasizes the development of strategies to respond to the HIV/AIDS pandemic; other sexually transmitted infections; unintended pregnancies; and related reproductive health concerns of individuals and communities. FHI works in partnership with vulnerable populations of diverse cultures, applying flexible programmatic public health approaches and building local capacity to address the most pressing health needs of individuals and communities. FHI pursues partnerships in an entrepreneurial spirit, internally as well as with governments, foundations, NGO’s, and businesses — in the United States and abroad — to respond to a changing environment for financing priority public health initiatives.

» Global Poverty Project

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Poverty

The Global Poverty Project endeavours to create a grass roots movement to eradicate extreme poverty worldwide.

» Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Creative Arts
• Other Supporters: Catherine Zeta Jones, James Marsden, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris, Zachary Levi

The Motion Picture & Television Fund’s mission is to protect and preserve the health and quality of life of those who devote so much of their lives to the industry.

» Operation of Hope

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Health
• Other Supporters: Katherine Heigl

Operation of Hope is a non-profit medical foundation started in 1989. Its mission is to donate surgeries to children who have facial deformities. The charity has an all-volunteer medical team. Operation of Hope performs facial surgeries on poor children around the world. All the operations are performed free of charge and all of their surgeons are Board Certified.

» PROJECT ZAMBI

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Adoption / Fostering / Oprhans, AIDS, Children
• Other Supporters: Ellen DeGeneres, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas, Portia de Rossi, Taylor Swift

PROJECT ZAMBI was created by employees of Hasbro to support programs that provide direct services to children orphaned by AIDS in Africa. Funds raised from sales of ZAMBI the baby elephant, along with money raised from an auction of celebrity-signed ZAMBI elephants, will go to support organizations such as Family Health International, African Children’s Choir, Global Action for Children, Global Fund, Hole in the Wall Gang, Keep A Child Alive, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project and the Children of Uganda.

» Starlight Children’s Foundation

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: AIDS, Cancer, Children, Health
• Other Supporters: Alicia Silverstone, Anthony Hopkins, Avril Levigne, Ben Stiller, Dionne Warwick, Dwayne Johnson, Goo Goo Dolls, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jeff Goldblum, Mark Hamill, Mena Suvari, Michael Douglas, Michael Jackson, Nicole Kidman, Pierce Brosnan, Queen Latifah, Sienna Miller, Steve Guttenberg, Teri Hatcher, The Who, Toby Keith

Brightening the lives of seriously and terminally ill children in order to take their minds off the pain, fear and isolation of their illness

» The Art of Elysium

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: AIDS, Cancer, Children, Health
• Other Supporters: Alicia Witt, Ali Larter, Amanda Beard, Amy Smart, Angie Harmon, Ashlee Simpson, Ashley Olsen, Ben Affleck, Benji Madden, Billy Idol, Brooke Shields, Casey Affleck, Courtney Cox, Damon Wayans, David Arquette, Debra Messing, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts, Eric Dane, Eva Mendes, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Jared Leto, Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner, Jeremy Sisto, Jessica Alba, Joaquin Phoenix, Joel Madden, Josh Duhamel, Julianne Moore, Kanye West, Kate Bosworth, Kelly Preston, Kelly Ripa, Kirsten Dunst, Lisa Kudrow, Mark Wahlberg, Maroon 5, Matthew mcConaughey, Melissa Etheridge, Melissa Joan Hart, Michelle Branch, Miley Ray Cyrus, Milla Jovovich, Minnie Driver, Nicolas Cage, Nicole Richie, Patricia Arquette, Penelope Cruz, Portia de Rossi, Rachael Ray, Rachel Bilson, Rashida Jones, Rose McGowan, Ryan Seacrest, Salma Hayek, Scarlett Johansson, Scott Caan, Sophia Bush, Zachary Levi

Encouraging working actors, artists and musicians to voluntarily dedicate their time and talent to children who are battling serious medical conditions.

» Worldwide Orphans Foundation

• Official Site: Click here
• Causes: Adoption / Fostering / Orphans, AIDS, Children, Poverty
• Other Supporters: Amy Poehler, Bernadette Peters, Bette Midler, Catherine Zeta Jones, Daniel Craig, Dave Grohl, Katie Couric, Kristin Chenoweth, Mariska Hargitay, Mary-Louise Parker, Naomi Watts, Oprah, Paul McCartney, Rachel Weisz, Steve Carell, Sting, Tina Fey

Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jane Aronson, a renowned pediatric infectious disease and adoption medicine specialist, who has dedicated her life to working with children. WWO’s unique mission is “to enrich the lives and enhance the physical, emotional, social and intellectual well-being of orphaned children throughout the world.” Today, WWO programs are addressing the needs of the most vulnerable children in Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Kenya, Serbia and Viet Nam. WWO was the first to introduce professional peer training in Viet Nam and Ethiopia for pediatric HIV/AIDS treatment and was also the first to treat (and continues to treat) orphans with HIV/AIDS in both countries.