Charity & Good Deeds

What Was The Most Important Panel At San Diego Comic-Con

7/18/2015 4:02pm EDT
Pop Culture Hero Coalition Fights Bullying At San Diego Comic-Co
The most important panel at last week's San Diego Comic-Con happened on Sunday morning, when the Pop Culture Hero Coalition hosted its annual panel to combat bullying and promote everyday heroism.

Coalition founders Chase Masterson, Carrie Goldman and Matt Langdon were joined by a roster of contributors including Arrow star John Barrowman, Impractical Jokers' Joe Gatto, NOH8 campaign founders Adam Bouska and Jeff Parsley, United Nations Association President Bettina Hausmann, and Entertainment Weekly senior writer and author Anthony Breznican to share their observations on - and experience...
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Brad Pitt Stands Up For Chickens & Hens

7/17/2015 9:42am EDT
Brad Pitt Slams Costco For Animal Cruelty: 'Extend Decency To Ch
Actor and philanthropist Brad Pitt is speaking out against big box retailer Costco for continuing to sell eggs from caged animals. Pitt penned a letter to Costco CEO, Craig Jelinek, urging the company to stop selling eggs from caged hens.

In the letter, Pitt detailed the "horrible conditions" chickens live in to produce eggs for the retailer's many stores.

He remarked, "caged birds suffer atrophy of their muscles and bones from years of immobility, and "cramming hens into cages for their entire lives constitutes cruelty to animals."

"As you know, these birds producing eggs for your she...
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Ben Affleck Made Surprise Appearance At ESPYs, Was Wearing His Wedding Ring

7/16/2015 10:44am EDT
Ben Affleck Reveals Who 'Broke His Heart' While Presenting At ES
Ben Affleck made a surprise appearance at the ESPY Awards to present former New York Yankee Derek Jeter with the Icon Award.

And yes, he was wearing his wedding ring.

Affleck, a longtime Boston fan, seemed like an unlikely choice to make the presentation. Still, the actor, who recently announced his separation from Jennifer Garner after 10 years of marriage, was unflappable as he feted Jeter for his accomplishments.

"If you're from Boston you always wanted to hate our next honoree," said Affleck.

"There was something about him that made the boos ring a little hollow," he continued. "May...
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Taylor Swift Gives Cancer Patient Something To Smile About

7/9/2015 12:28pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift's fans love her music, but it's her random acts of kindness that continue to impress the "Swifties." Known for giving back to her fans in a big way, Swift showed her compassionate side once again this week, donating $50,000 to a young cancer patient who is currently undergoing treatment at Cardon Childrens Hospital in Mesa, Arizona.

According to The Daily Mail, 11-year-old Naomi Oakes was upset that she will have to miss an upcoming Taylor Swift concert in Phoenix — she is expected to be hospitalized for a minimum of six months.

Hoping to get attention from the Grammy Award w...
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Jill Duggar And Derick Dillard Head To Mission Field

7/6/2015 9:22am EDT
Jill Duggar And Derick Dillard ‘Excited’ As They Begin Their Lon
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard of "19 Kids and Counting" have left for their highly-anticipated mission trip with baby Israel in tow.

Duggar and Dillard left on July 5 to an unknown destination.

So excited for @jillmdillard & @derickdillard! They've been praying about and working towards this transition since late last year, and are so excited to finally be heading to the mission field! Please continue to pray for them! ❤️ And be sure to check out their blog at www.dillardfamily.com "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15

A photo posted by Jessa Seew...
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Jill Duggar And Husband Moving Overseas?

6/28/2015 12:02pm EDT
Jill Duggar And Derick Dillard's Family Moving Overseas To Do Re
"19 Kids and Counting" star Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard are moving out of their home base of Arkansas to work overseas on a religious mission.

The reality star blogged on her family website,"The Dillard Family," of her shocking news to move her young family to a place without the rest of her extended brood and a son that was only several months old, to a place with living questionable living conditions.

Dillard had served a mission in Nepal. That was where he was living when he first met Jill Duggar and it was where the two first met after months of emails and Skype messages.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Incredible New Prank Video

6/18/2015 1:57pm EDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger is pranking Hollywood- but for a good cause! According to EW, the action movie icon walked the streets of LA in full Terminator getup (sunglasses, leather jacket, metal endoskeleton poking out of various face wounds), pranking unsuspecting folks and raising money for charity!

In a video Arnold posted to YouTube, the actor goes through a rigorous makeup process to make his face look like a wax statue, then stands perfectly still, on display at the famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in LA. When fans approach to take a picture with the wax Terminator… he lunges!

"He look...
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So Generous! Amy Schumer Buys $50 Soup, Leaves $500 Tip

6/15/2015 7:02pm EDT
Amy Schumer
Having Amy Schumer show up at your restaurant would be cool enough, but a %1,000 tip? Way cooler. According to the New York Post, the "Inside Amy Schumer" comedian. did just that- helped out a struggling New York waiter with a very large gift of cash.

As reported on Monday, Amy had a night out at Peter's Clam Bar, a historic restaurant in Long Island. She struck up a conversation with her server, a young man named Ryan. According to the Post, they got to talking- what eventually became an "engaging, animated conversation," said a source for the Post. During the talk, Ryan mentioned how he ...
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This Celeb Posted Her First Selfie And For A Good Cause

5/22/2015 8:21am EDT
Eva Mendes Takes Her First Ever Selfie To Fight Cancer
Eva Mendes has never taken a selfie before! But there's a first time for everything, and Eva's first-ever selfie is more noble than a selfie has any right to be. She's selfie-ing for cancer awareness.

The "The Other Guys" actress shared the pic (check it out above) to raise money for Andrew Wilson Wratten, a toddler battling cancer. Eva's brother Carlos has cancer as well.

"This is my first selfie and it's for an amazing cause!" the actress gushed on Instagram. "Thank you all so much for helping support Andrew Wilson and his family. Please, please donate- any bit helps! I'm going to sign ...
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Austin Basis Of The CW's Beauty And The Beast

5/9/2015 12:09pm EDT
Austin Basis Previews Season 3 Of 'Beauty & The Beast'
Austin Basis is helping to fight bad guys on TV and working for a good cause off-screen, too. Tonight he'll be part of the JDRF's 12th annual Imagine Gala, raising funds to support Type 1 Diabetes research - a cause near and dear to his heart, as Austin himself is one of the many people who are Type 1 Diabetic.

He's truly out there making a difference in the world, along with many of the fans of The CW's Beauty and the Beast, on which Austin plays the loveable J.T. Forbes. Before heading to the Gala, Austin sat down with us to preview the upcoming third season of BATB - which begins next m...
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