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Noel Gallagher To Perform At We Are Manchester Benefit Concert

18 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT

Manchester Arena will officially reopen on Saturday 9th of September with We Are Manchester – a special benefit concert to honour those impacted by May’s atrocities, and welcome back live entertainment fans to the Arena.

We Are Manchester will feature some of the city’s finest talent, alongside some of the biggest names in music. Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Courteeners, Blossoms, Rick Astley and ‘Longfella’ poet Tony Walsh will perform to Manchester crowds along with a pre show DJ set from Clint Boon, with more acts to follow. Pixie Lott, Louisa Johnson and Manchester grime artist Bugzy Malone have also been added to the stellar line-up for the show.

All profits from the concert will raise money for the Manchester Memorial Fund, a charitable trust overseen by the Lord Mayor of Manchester which will go towards establishing a permanent memorial for the 22 May attack.

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Ali MacGraw: Send Animals At Roadside Zoo To Reputable Sanctuaries

18 August 2017 8:30 AM, PDT

Two mountain lions documented as being overweight and two bears documented with hair loss are just some of the animals suffering at the rundown Spring River Park & Zoo, which is operated by the city of Roswell, and Academy Award nominee Ali MacGraw has run out of patience.

In a letter sent this week to Jim Burress, superintendent of Roswell’s Parks & Recreation Department, the New Mexico resident and longtime PETA supporter urges city officials to act now and move the animals to reputable sanctuaries.

“As a New Mexico resident, I was saddened to learn from my friends at PETA that the city of Roswell is confining bears and mountain lions to cramped concrete pits at the Spring River Park & Zoo,” wrote Ali. "I urge you to release the bears Sierra and Ursula into reputable, naturalistic sanctuaries where they can live with rich environmental stimulation, and I hope you’ll consider »

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Demi Lovato To Launch Fall Collaboration With Kate Hudson's Fabletics

18 August 2017 6:30 AM, PDT

Fabletics is excited to announce that the Demi Lovato for Fabletics collection is back by popular demand.

Demi Lovato for Fabletics

Following the success and social impact of her initial limited edition capsule in May, the Fall activewear collection will mark the singer’s second collaboration with the brand, and offers a complete performance line of 12 exclusive outfits.

Demi Lovato's newest collection for Fabletics features elevated designs that are unique to her personal style, and also highlight her evolution as a designer with the aim to make every woman feel iconic in her own right. The Fall collection is comprised of a combination of performance and lifestyle pieces with new design elements such as contouring waist straps, paint splatter camo and vibrant heather prints.

With the Fabletics mission to empower women by making a healthy, active lifestyle accessible to everyone regardless of size, shape, age or ability – the new »

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Neymar Jr. Named Ambassador For Handicap International

18 August 2017 4:30 AM, PDT

Brazilian football player Neymar Jr. became the new ambassador of the charity Handicap International this week.

Through this partnership, Neymar is using his huge fame for a good cause: to support the most vulnerable people in the world, people with disabilities in poor countries, victims of conflicts and natural disasters.

The first action of Neymar Jr. as an ambassador of Handicap International was to send a message of support to people with disabilities across the world.

On Tuesday in Geneva, the football player went on the top of the Broken Chair monument.

Broken chair is the work of the Swiss artist Daniel Berset, erected twenty years ago by Handicap International in front of the United Nations headquarters in Geneva to call for a ban on antipersonnel landmines.

While at the top of the iconic sculpture in Geneva, Neymar Jr sent a message to all the nations in the world, to »

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Spotlight: Olivia Munn's Charity Work

18 August 2017 4:00 AM, PDT

Since 2006, Olivia Munn has been one of the faces of the cable network G4, hosting a number of shows for the network, the most prominent being Attack of the Show! She also stars in Iron Man 2.

She has helped Habitat For Humanity build homes.

Charities & foundations supported

Olivia Munn has supported the following charities:

Artists for Peace and JusticeDoSomething.orgElizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS FoundationEntertainment Industry FoundationHabitat For HumanityMotion Picture and Television Fund FoundationNYCLASSPETAStand Up To CancerThe Art of ElysiumUNICEF Read more about Olivia Munn's charity work and events. Related articles Robert Redford Honored For Social ResponsibilityCelebrities Play Hollywood Dominoes for Peace and JusticePatrick Dempsey And Friends Attend Ferrari Charity EventOlivia Munn Goes Nude For PETAPat Benatar To Rock For Variety - The Children's Charity

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Spotlight: Humane Society International's Celebrity Supporters

18 August 2017 3:00 AM, PDT

Humane Society International and our partner organizations together constitute one of the world’s largest animal protection organizations-backed by 11 million people. Hsi works to protect all animals-including animals in laboratories, farm animals, companion animals, and wildlife-and our record of achievement demonstrates our dedication and effectiveness. With the support of our advocates and donors, we have advocated for strong legislation to protect animals. For example, in 2009 we helped achieve a European Union ban on trade in seal products, a major step toward ending the annual commercial seal slaughter in Canada. We work with local animal organizations in countries all over the world to provide direct, hands-on care to animals in need and spread the culture of compassion. Our campaigns strike at the root of problems affecting animals by providing the tools and resources to prevent animal suffering both now and in the future.

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Common To Host Historic Imagine Justice Community Concert In Sacramento

17 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT

Grammy and Oscar-Winning Artist and Activist Common will be joined by a number of special guests including J. Cole, Goapele, Van Jones and more on Capitol Mall in Sacramento to host a community concert, Imagine Justice, to advocate for criminal justice reform on Monday, August 21.

The free community concert, for all-ages, is an opportunity to bring diverse audiences together for a historical performance by artists and activist who believe that reform, redemption and rehabilitation are critical for the betterment of all of society. Centered at the intersection of art and activism, Imagine Justice will spark meaningful dialogue around mass incarceration and justice, provide audiences with an enriching and unforgettable cultural experience, and amplify messages of hope, justice, change, and love.

On March 28-31, Common kicked off a Hope and Redemption Tour by playing four shows, in four prisons, in four days. Since then, Common has visited the California State Capitol »

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Ricky Martin Offers The Chance For One Lucky Fan To Go #Allin With Him In Vegas

17 August 2017 8:30 AM, PDT

The Ricky Martin Foundation and Prizeo, the online platform that encourages giving across all income levels, announced today that they are partnering to offer the chance for one lucky fan, and a guest, to go #Allin at Ricky’s Las Vegas show this September to strengthen their mission.

Beginning today, Ricky Martin is inviting fans to visit prizeo.com/rickymartin and make a $10 donation to receive 100 entries for the grand-prize opportunity to meet him at his Las Vegas show on September 19 at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo as his VIP guest—including round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two.

This Prizeo sweepstakes benefits the Ricky Martin Foundation, a public charity which denounces human trafficking and educates about its existence through global awareness, academic research, and community initiatives, anchored in the defense of children’s rights. The Ricky Martin Foundation was inspired by Ricky’s 2002 trip to India, where »

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Imagine Dragons To Perform At Loveloud Festival

17 August 2017 6:30 AM, PDT

Imagine Dragons will perform at Loveloud on August 26, a concert designed to ignite the relevant and vital conversation of what it means to unconditionally love, understand, accept, and support Lgbtq+ youth in our communities.

Video: Loveloud Festival

The Loveloud concert will be held on August 26, 2017 in Orem, Utah at the Brent Brown Ballpark at Uvu.

“I want the Loveloud concert to engage a passionate and supportive audience in the fight against teen suicide and to bring communities together to start the conversation and celebrate individuality,” said Imagine Dragons singer Dan Reynolds. “We want to offer hope to young people, let them know they’re not alone and encourage acceptance in the home and community.”

One of the most troubling issues with a lack of communication or an absence of acceptance amongst young people in the Lgbtq+ community is teen suicide. The numbers are staggering. Consider the following:

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George Michael To Be Honored At Angel Awards Gala

17 August 2017 4:30 AM, PDT

Project Angel Food is excited to host the 27th annual Angel Awards Gala at 6:00pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 922 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

This year’s event holds a special significance, as it will posthumously honor the legendary performer George Michael, a dedicated friend, volunteer and supporter of the organization and to date, its largest individual donor. He will receive the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award, named for the iconic star, who was both a generous and loyal benefactor.

Adam Lambert will perform a special musical tribute, including a selection of George Michael’s most memorable songs. Other confirmed celebrities include: Kenny Goss, Charlie & Max Carver, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Sharon Lawrence, Cheryl Tiegs, Mary Wilson, Hal Sparks, Tyler Henry, Carson Kressly, Lawrence Zarian, and Gayle Anderson. Local celebrity chefs Rory Herrmann (Barrel & Ashes), Jason Neroni, (Rose Café), Neal Fraser (Redbird/Vibiana) and Stuart O’Keeffe will also be in attendance. »

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Spotlight: Green Day's Charity Work

17 August 2017 4:00 AM, PDT

Green Day recorded a John Lennon song for a CD compilation to raise funds for Amnesty International.

Green Day donates all royalties from the iTunes sales of their single ‘Boulevard Of Broken Dreams’ to help victims of the Asian tsunami through the International Red Cross.

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Green Day has supported the following charities:

21st Century LeadersAmnesty InternationalArtists for Peace and JusticeChildren With LeukaemiaEntertainment Industry FoundationGRAMMY FoundationGreenpeaceHabitat For HumanityMines Advisory GroupMusiCaresMusic for ReliefMusic in Schools TodayMusic RisingRed CrossStand Up To CancerUSA HarvestWhatever It Takes Read more about Green Day's charity work and events. Related articles Green Day and U2 single to benefit Music RisingNew CD To Raise Aid For DarfurGaining Pounds Never Felt So GoodGreen Day For DarfurHilary Duff Dishes It Out at Homeless Shelter

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Spotlight: GLAAD's Celebrity Supporters

17 August 2017 3:00 AM, PDT

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Celebrity supporters

GLAAD has 65 known supporters, including Ellen DeGeneres, Russell Simmons, and Oprah

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Peter Dinklage Asks Game Of Thrones Fans To Stop Buying Huskies

16 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT

Fans across the country can’t get enough of Game of Thrones, but the show has sparked an alarming trend — an increased demand for huskies because of their physical similarities to direwolves.

Adoring viewers are buying the dogs from pet stores and breeders (often naming them after their favorite characters), then — after realizing how much work and commitment are required to care for them — dumping them at shelters already bursting at the seams with homeless dogs. Now, series star Peter Dinklage is teaming up with PETA to remind fans that dogs should be acquired only as family members and need to be looked after for a lifetime, and he’s urging those who are serious about expanding their family to adopt, never buy.

“Please, to all of Game of Thrones’ many wonderful fans, we understand that due to the direwolves’ huge popularity, many folks are going out and buying huskies, »

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Little Kids Rock To Honor Elvis Costello And Bonnie Raitt

16 August 2017 8:30 AM, PDT

Little Kids Rock, the national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in public schools announced the honorees for its annual benefit being held Wednesday, October 18th at PlayStation Theater in New York.

This year’s event will honor Elvis Costello with the Rocker of the Year Award, and Bonnie Raitt with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, Founder and CEO of City Winery, Michael Dorf will be honored for his extensive philanthropic work, including efforts on behalf of expanding music education for underprivileged youth through the annually produced “Music of” tribute concerts.

The Annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, produced by Mark Krantz and Michael Matuza brings together artists and individuals who are passionate about bringing the transformational gift of music to children in public schools across the Us. Prior years’ honorees include Smokey Robinson, Steve Miller, Steven Van Zandt, Lady Gaga, Graham Nash and Joan Jett. »

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Musicians On A Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert

16 August 2017 6:30 AM, PDT

It’s back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year.

Jerry Garcia Birthday Benefit Concert

The historic Strand Theater (Lakewood, NJ) will host a very special evening celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia on Saturday, August 26.

Musicians on a Mission and the Jerry Garcia Foundation have invited guest artists from around the United states to join in the musical celebration. One of the evening’s featured performers is up-and-coming music sensation EmiSunshine, the 13-year-old prodigy from East Tennessee who has captured the nation’s attention and enchanted many with her musical gifts.

California native singer/songwriter Greg Winser will also headline the benefit, sharing his original blend of homegrown music. Local artists Mark Diomede and Sandy Mack will entertain the audience, along with Waynard Scheller and Rainbow Full of Sound.

A special reunion of the Jerry Garcia-Merl Saunders Band rhythm section, featuring Bob Steeler »

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Video Spotlight: Lilly Singh Joins Unicef Family

16 August 2017 5:30 AM, PDT

Interested in learning more about how she can help, Unicef's new and inspiring Goodwill Ambassador Lilly Singh, aka IISuperwoman||, visited programs where children can express themselves through dance, poetry, art and karate.

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Your Chance To Go Wine Tasting With Jennifer Lawrence

16 August 2017 4:30 AM, PDT

Here’s your chance to go wine tasting with Jennifer Lawrence, and help a good cause.

Go Wine Tasting with Jennifer Lawrence

omaze.com is giving you the chance to join the actress at one of California’s many vineyards, picnic among the vines, and partake in a few lawn games.

Video: Jennifer Lawrence Plays "Movie Review or Wine Review?" // Omaze

Every donation gets you more chances to win this once-in-a-lifetime day out, and you will also have the chance to pick up some unique merchandise too.

Donations will go to Represent.Us, an organization that brings together conservatives, progressives and everyone in between to fix America’s broken political system. All across America, volunteers are working together to pass state and local anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money and fix our broken elections. Represent.Us is building an America where the highest quality ideas, not the biggest spenders, »

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Spotlight: Viola Davis's Charity Work

16 August 2017 4:00 AM, PDT

Viola Davis is an actress known for her role in the 2008 film Doubt, for which she was nominated for an Oscar.

Charities & foundations supported

Viola Davis has supported the following charities:

Friendly HouseLegacy of Hope FoundationMotion Picture and Television Fund FoundationRape FoundationSafeway FoundationSoles4Souls Read more about Viola Davis's charity work and events. Related articles Meryl Streep's Doubt For Actors FundForest Whitaker Gets Behind Mandela DayViola Davis To Attend Friendly House Luncheon For Women In RecoveryCelebrities Help The Environment At The Tony AwardsMeryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School

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Spotlight: Soles4Souls's Celebrity Supporters

16 August 2017 3:00 AM, PDT

Soles4Souls® is a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of people like you.

The charity distributes these shoes free of charge to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria.

Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 11 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes (currently donating one pair every 7 seconds.) The shoes have been distributed to people in over 125 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States.

Soles4Souls has been featured in Runner’s World, Ladies’ Home Journal, National Geographic’s Green Guide and The New York Times. It has appeared on CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, BBC, CNN and thousands of regional news outlets across North America.

Soles4Souls is a 501©(3) recognized by the IRS and donating parties are eligible for tax advantages. Anyone can join our cause, and we need your help. Visit www. »

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Bruno Mars Announces $1 Million Donation To Those Affected By Water Crisis In Flint

15 August 2017 10:30 AM, PDT

Bruno Mars has announced a massive donation to help those affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

The singer announced that he will be donating $1 million to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint during his sold-out concert in Detroit on Saturday.

“I’m very thankful to the Michigan audience for joining me in supporting this cause,” he said in a statement after making the announcement. “Ongoing challenges remain years later for Flint residents, and it’s important that we don’t forget our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster. As people, especially as Americans, we need to stand together to make sure something like this never happens in any community ever again.”

The city of Flint faces on-going problems after 100,000 residents were exposed to drinking water tainted with high levels of lead in 2014.

From: http://www.looktothestars.org/news/16976-bruno-mars-announces-1-million-donation-to-those-affected-by-water-crisis-in-flint

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