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Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Zenyada Pulls Out Her Superhero Powers for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Since 1950, children, families, and organizations have used Halloween as an opportunity to raise funds for children who need much more than candy. This year’s spokesperson, Zendaya, has been asking kids in … Read entire article »

     
TwitChange and Eva Longoria received over $500,000 in bids for Haiti in the first ever Twitter celebrity auction. Read More.
Find out how the biggest desires of U.S. Troops became a reality when Troy Polamalu & TwitChange teamed up. Read More.
Girls across the globe in poverty received a better education after TwitChange helped CARE with an International Women's Day auction. Read More.

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You Don’t Have to Be a Celebrity to Help Fight Ebola

You Don’t Have to Be a Celebrity to Help Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are among celebrities who have stepped up and donated to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. Earlier this week, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, announced their $25 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation. Last month, Bill and Melinda Gates made $50 million in donations to a number … Read entire article »

Celebrating the Power of Girls Around the World

Celebrating the Power of Girls Around the World

The world will celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11. To kickstart the conversation about the importance of empowering adolescent girls, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign launched #GIRLHERO, a photo-sharing campaign to celebrate girls everywhere. You can help create a ripple effect of people celebrating girls. Join Girl Up in sparking an empowering chain reaction for girls … Read entire article »

‘Angelina Jolie Effect’ Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness and Testing

‘Angelina Jolie Effect’ Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness and Testing

Last year, one of Hollywood’s leading ladies, Angelina Jolie, opened up about her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy, based on her family history of breast cancer and after undergoing genetic testing. In what has been dubbed the “Angelina Jolie Effect,” researchers in the UK found that testing for the BRCA mutation – a genetic mutation increasing one’s risk for … Read entire article »

Celebrities Join President Obama’s in Campaign to End Sexual Assault

Celebrities Join President Obama’s in Campaign to End Sexual Assault

If you think stopping sexual assault isn’t on you, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative urges you to think again. Last week Obama, Vice President Biden, celebrities, and Americans across the country joined together to launch the “It’s On Us” initiative — an awareness campaign to help put an end to sexual assault on college campuses. It’s On Us is a reminder … Read entire article »

Global Citizens Unite At Social Good Summit in NYC

Global Citizens Unite At Social Good Summit in NYC

What kind of world do you want to live in by the year 2030? That’s the question being asked at the 2014 Social Good Summit, which kicked off yesterday at the 92nd Street Y in New York. The Social Good Summit, held annually during UN Week, is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives … Read entire article »

Holly Robinson Peete’s Birthday Wish: Donate to Families Living With Autism

Holly Robinson Peete’s Birthday Wish: Donate to Families Living With Autism

Actress, author, and philanthropist, Holly Robinson Peete, turns 50 today, and she has a lot to celebrate. Her biggest birthday wish is to continue “offering help and hope through compassionate care to families living with Autism and Parkinson’s disease. To celebrate her big 5-0, Holly is asking fans to donate to the HollyRod Foundation for children with Autism by texting 50for50 … Read entire article »

Stars Stand Up To Cancer

Stars Stand Up To Cancer

Tonight marks the fourth biennial fundraising event for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). The star-studded event will be aired on all four major television networks (ABC, NBC, FOX, and CBS), and multiple cable networks at 8/7c. Each network is donating one hour of commercial-free primetime for the nationally televised fundraising special. It … Read entire article »

WNBA Player Mistie Bass is Newest Champion to Join UN Foundation’s Girl Up Team

WNBA Player Mistie Bass is Newest Champion to Join UN Foundation’s Girl Up Team

The United Nation Foundation’s Girl Up campaign has a new Champion. WNPA player for the Phoenix Mercury, Mistie Bass, has joined Girl Up to help raise awareness and funds for UN programs that provide girls around the world with life-changing opportunities like the chance to go to school, see a doctor, and stay safe from violence. “I was recently head coach for … Read entire article »

Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

For a few weeks now, we’ve seen countless videos of friends, family, and celebrities dumping ice water on their heads all in the name of ALS awareness.The #IceBucketChallenge has reportedly raised more than $90 million in donations to fund research for the debilitating and deadly disease. When Matt Damon answered challenges by Ben Affleck and Jimmy Kimmel, he coupled ALS with … Read entire article »