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Charitable Celebrities

Check out the scoop on your favorite celebrities involved in charitable causes. What are the hottest actors, musicians, and designers doing to make a difference? From donating a portion of their profits to hosting benefit galas, the latest gossip is all right here.

Ciara on Charity and Having Children
Singer Ciara opens up about her connection to children and charity work.

NYFC Charitable Wrap to Rap Event 2008
Big celebrities from LA to NY come out every year to join kids in foster care to wrap gifts for the holiday season. The Wrap to Rap event is now celebrating it's sixth year.

Celebrities Donate to Haiti
Sandra Bullock has joined the many other generous celebrities to step up and donate money to Haiti. Sandra gave $1 million dollars to Doctors Without Borders.

The Celebrity Studded American Express Ads
Check out the new Members Project ads from American Express jam packed with all of your favorite celebrities.

Hilary Swank Cuts Her Hair for Charity
Oprah Winfrey grabbed the scissors and went to town on Hilary’s hair in an effort to spread the word about a wonderful charity.

Andre and Mario Take Part in a Charity Auction
Andre Agassi and Mario Lopez offered up their services to The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial online auction. Proceeds benefit domestic and international human rights work.

Madonna Helps to Raise $472,000 for Charity
Charitable singer Madonna did her part at a benefit in France to raise money for AIDS research by auctioning off her personal belongings.

American Idol Loves to Give Back
With a star studded cast, American Idol works hard to give back and raise millions for charity.

Scarlett Johansson on The Oxfam Charity
Why did Scarlett Johansson decide to auction herself off on eBay? What exactly did the auction winner get?

Angelina Donates Photo Profits to Charity
People Magazine is paying $14 million for the baby photos and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie plan to give the money to charity.

Cher Auctions Off Her Personal Belongings
Singer and actress Cher is selling over 700 personal items from her Malibu estate. Cher will be auctioning off everything from clothing and jewelry to artwork and furniture.

Dana and Christopher Reeve's History of Courage
Dana Reeve, wife of late actor Christopher Reeve, has died at the age of 44. Find out more about Dana and her amazing journey through life.

Audrina Patridge and the 2008 MTV VMA Auction
CharityFolks.com, MTV and Audrina Patridge are offering one lucky person and their guest a VIP trip to the 2008 VMAs in Los Angeles.

Brad and Angie Donate $1 Million to Kids in Iraq
Brad and Angie made a huge donation through the Jolie-Pitt Foundation to kids who have suffered in Iraq.

Why Did Scarlett Johansson Auction Herself Off?
Why did Scarlett Johansson decide to auction herself off on eBay? What exactly does the auction winner get?

Jason Ray - UNC Mascot's Organ Donation
Read how Jason Ray made the ultimate sacrifice with his own life through organ donation.

Patrick Dempsey's Cancer Center in Maine
Patrick Dempsey is set to open a cancer center in Maine. The new center will offer support to the patients and families fighting the disease.

Celebrities Play Poker for Africa
Jordin Sparks, Steve Martin, Don Cheadle, Kevin Sorbo, Akon, and others raise money for charity at the first annual Texas Hold'em poker tournament called "Raise Your Hand for Africa."

Reading Rainbow Star Talks a Blue Streak
LeVar Burton lashes out at critics of his Kickstarter Reading Rainbow plan.

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