Acts of Kindness

Aside from earning lots of money and being famous, celebrities also give back to others. Here are just some superstars who are super do-gooders!

IAN SOMERHALDER
Best known as:
The conflicted bad vamp/good vamp Damon Salvatore on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
His cause:
Established by the actor, the IS Foundation “aims to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures.”
Visit now:
isfoundation.com

CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Best known as:
The powerhouse pop diva and judge on THE VOICE
Her cause:
The World Food Programme, which is a branch of the United Nations that fights against world hunger.
Visit now:
wfp.org and fromhungertohope.com

HUGH JACKMAN
Best known as:
Wolverine in the X-Men movies
His cause:
Among the many organizations that the actor supports, Jackman is a World Vision ambassador who helps give people in developing countries the tools and abilities to become self-sufficient.
Visit now:
worldvision.com

TYRA BANKS
Best known as:
Supermodel and super judge/creator of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL
Her cause:
The TZone Foundation, which supports local non-profit organizations that help young women
Visit now:
Visit tzonefoundation.org to donate

JUSTIN BIEBER
Best known as:
The biggest star on the planet
His cause:
For his 17th birthday, the singer requested that his fans donate $17 to Charity: Water so that it could continue to bring clean water to those in need. His call to action raised over $46,000 for the cause, which was more than double his projected goal of $17,000.
Visit now:
charitywater.org

MILEY CYRUS
Best known as:
Hannah Montana turned real-life singing sensation turned big time movie actress
Her cause:
Though she has been behind many causes, the most recent is Youth Service America’s Get Ur Good On campaign, which encourages young people everywhere to help in their communities and beyond by giving them information on different opportunities
Visit now:
geturgoodon.com

ORLANDO BLOOM
Best known as:
The pretty but deadly elf Legolas in THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy
His cause:
Appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in October 2009, Orlando is committed to helping improve the quality of life for children worldwide. This can include improvements to health, education and equality.
Visit now:
unicef.org