Tag Archives: Philanthropy

MDA Primetime Telethon achieves $61.5 million

HollywoodNews.com: The new era of primetime Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethons has started. In six primetime hours last night, the organization leading the fight against progressive muscle diseases delivered on its promise of an outstanding 46th annual MDA Labor Day Telethon. MDA today announced that its 2011 Telethon raised $61,491,393 —[...]

DJ Pauly D – Star of MTV’s Jersey Shore – Celebrates the MSP Polar Bear Plunge

hollywoodnews.com: It’s Plunge Time, and an appearance by popular MTV Reality Show star DJ Pauly D has officially been confirmed as part of the festivities surrounding the event’s 15th anniversary. The MSP Polar Bear Plunge is set for January 29 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. J Pauly D,[...]

Ed Norton Launches Fundraising Web Platform

Hollywoodnews.com: Following on success of Maasai Marathon campaign, new platform uses cutting edge crowd-sourcing ideas to promote micro-giving Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen among celebrities who will be using Crowdrise to promote their causes Oceana, Malaria No More, Alzheimer’s Association, Art of Elysium, City Year on board to use[...]

Celebs Honor Neil Young at MusicCares Gala

Friends and other artists led Neil Young on a trip through the past, singing his songs and his praises at the 20th annual MusiCares gala Friday night. “He made the free world a better place to rock in,” said actor/musician Jack Black, host of the benefit at the Los Angeles[...]