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Jerry Lewis’ name is still being used by MDA

HollywoodNews.com: It’s pretty clear that Jerry Lewis will not be on tonight’s Muscular Dystrophy telethon. MDA kicked Jerry to the curb this summer after 49 years of his fundraising for them.I’m told that on Tuesday Lewis will break his silence and tell all to various major outlets about what went[...]

Justin Bieber is the doGOODER of the week

hollywoodnews.com: Justin Bieber may only be 16 years old, but he’s a pro at the power of giving back. The teen singing sensation spends almost as much time raising awareness and funds for organizations like Pencils of Promise and Children’s Miracle Network as he does churning out pop hits and[...]

Al Roker to host Alzheimer’s ‘Together for Care’ Telethon

HollywoodNews.com: Highlighting the potentially crushing impact on young children and teens when a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will feature a heartwarming educational discussion and a family profile on this important topic as part of its first-ever Alzheimer’s disease telethon on December 4. Al Roker[...]

Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber join protestors against BP

HollywoodNews.com: Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga continue to dominate the music charts, but now they’re using their star power to help change the world. The two singers have joined the group of protestors against British Petroleum, which caused the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Bieber will make an[...]

“Hope for Haiti” Telethon Tonight!

The “Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief,” kicked off Friday for a two hour special that included performances by some of the biggest names in Hollywood. “Hope for Haiti Now” started accepting donations at 9:00 am PST through the following outlets: – Online: www.hopeforhaitinow.org – Phone:[...]

Rob Pattinson on board with Clooney’s Telethon

George Clooney has recruited yet another celebrity to support his Telethon this Friday. EOnline has reported that Robert Pattinson has signed on to be a presenter in London along with performances by Jay Z, Bono, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, and Bruce Springsteen. Other celebrities already onboard his[...]

Clooney organizing multi-network Haiti-relief telethon

The Wrap reports that George Clooney is going to host a telethon on MTV next Friday to help raise money for Haiti. The telethon will be aired on all MTV networks including VH1. Clooney has also reached out to his celebrity friends and encouraged them to donate as well. So[...]