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Stars Back Ewan Mcgregor's Syrian Refugee Campaign

Music stars Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah and Emma Bunton are all backing a Unicef campaign to help Syrian children who are facing a bleak winter in refugee camps.Millions of families have been displaced since war...

Justin Bieber Offers Studio Time With Fans Who Donate To Philippines Charity Drive

Justin Bieber is offering fans the chance to hang out with him in the studio in return for donations to the typhoon recovery effort in the Philippines.The Baby singer has launched a charity drive through...

Katy Perry Is Newest Unicef Ambassador

Katy Perry has become the latest celebrity to join forces with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) as a goodwill ambassador.The Roar hitmaker announced her new philanthropic role on Tuesday (03Dec13), citing her recent trip...

Rihanna Donates $100,000 To Philippines Relief Effort

Rihanna has pledged $100,000 (£61,656) to help the victims of the deadly typhoon which battered the Philippines earlier this month (Nov13).The Diamonds hitmaker is the latest celebrity to contribute to the relief effort as aid...

Harry Styles Unwashed Shirt Sells For Thousands

An unwashed Burberry shirt worn by pop star Harry Styles has fetched $4,845 (£3,230) at a charity auction.The $293 (£195) leopard-print top, which the One Direction hitmaker wore while attending Burberry's presentation during London Fashion...

Michael Sheen Visits Syrian Refugee Camp

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has spoken of the "appalling" conditions he witnessed while visiting Syrian refugees during an aid mission.The Queen actor jetted to the war torn country on behalf of the United Nations Children's...

Lily Allen Suffers Allergic Reaction To Halloween Costume

Pop star Lily Allen has suffered an allergic reaction to the green alien body paint she donned at a Halloween charity event in London on Thursday (31Oct13).The Smile hitmaker, who has been on hiatus since...

Harry Styles' Unwashed Shirt To Hit Auction Block

An unwashed Burberry shirt worn by pop star Harry Styles is set to hit the charity auction block later this month (Nov13).The $293 (£195) leopard-print top, which the One Direction hitmaker wore while attending Burberry's...

Tom Hiddleston Makes Surprise Appearance At Thor Sequel Screening

Actor Tom Hiddleston stunned children at a charity screening of his new Thor sequel on Thursday (31Oct13) by making a surprise appearance at the New York event.The Avengers star, who plays villain Loki in the...

Lily Allen Goes Green For Halloween Comeback

Pop star Lily Allen stepped back into the spotlight on Thursday (31Oct13) by dressing as an alien and performing with fellow Brit Robbie Williams to raise cash for Syrian refugees at a Halloween charity event.The...

Pianist Lang Lang Receives Highest Un Honour

Acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang has been given a special role by officials at the United Nations (Un) in a bid to help educate youngsters around the world.The classical superstar is now a messenger of...

Katy Perry Opens Up At Intimate Show

One of Katy Perry's most intimate gigs in recent years will air on Tv in America on Friday night (25Oct13).The pop superstar celebrated the release of her new album Prism on Tuesday (22Oct13) by performing...

Ewan Mcgregor To Host Unicef Halloween Ball

Hollywood actor Ewan Mcgregor is set to host a moneyspinning event for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to raise cash for youngsters in Syria.The actor will be teaming up with stars including singer Robbie...

Emma Bunton Launches Campaign To Battle Tetanus

Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton has launched a new campaign to support the world's poorest countries in the fight against tetanus.The Wannabe hitmaker has teamed up with Unicef and bosses at baby products company...

Hugh Jackman's Wife Pens Op-ed About Global Adoption Crisis

Hugh Jackman's actress wife Deborra-Lee Furness is calling for change in global adoption laws so more abandoned children can find loving parents and homes.Furness, who serves as executive director of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation in...

Gisele Bundchen Records Song For H&m Campaign

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recorded a cover of The Kinks' All Day And All Of The Night for her new H&M campaign.The Brazilian bombshell has released a black and white promo, in which she performs...

Eddie Izzard Campaigns For Syrian Refugees

Funnyman Eddie Izzard is reaching out to fans to publicise the plight of child refugees in Syria following reports of chemical weapons attacks this week (ends23Aug13).Human rights groups fear up to a million children have...

Liam Neeson Fronting New Unicef Campaign

Actor Liam Neeson is fronting a new campaign for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to combat violence against youngsters.The Schindler's List star has teamed up with the charity to highlight the problems facing kids...

Eddie Izzard Visits Refuge Camp In Iraq

British actor Eddie Izzard has turned journalist to film a harrowing report on the Syria crisis for a leading U.K. Tv news network.The funnyman is a longtime supporter of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef)...

Jennifer Lopez And Alan Cumming Feted For Aids Charity Work

Jennifer Lopez and Alan Cumming were the toast of the 2013 amfAr Inspirational Gala on Thursday (13Jun13) when they were feted for their tireless philanthropy efforts.Guests including Uma Thurman and Liza Minnelli gathered to salute...

Janet Jackson Is New Unicef Campaigner

Janet Jackson has signed up as the face of a new campaign for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to help stamp out starvation in Africa.The pop superstar has filmed a new public service announcement...

Eva Longoria Honours David Beckham For Philanthropy

Actress Eva Longoria honoured David Beckham for his philanthropic efforts at an event in Paris, France on Monday (13May13).The Desperate Housewives star hosted the 2013 Global Gift Gala Paris ceremony at the George V Hotel...

Tom Hiddleston Suffered Caffeine Withdrawal On Poverty Challenge

British actor Tom Hiddleston suffered crippling headaches during his poverty awareness challenge as he was forced to battle his addiction to caffeine.The Thor star spent a week surviving on just $1.50 (£0.93) a day...

Ewan Mcgregor Supporting Mass Anti-hunger Protest In London

Ewan Mcgregor has urged his fans to join in a mass demonstration against world hunger in London in June (13).The Trainspotting star is backing Unicef's new drive, which will take place in the U.K. capital's...

Tom Hiddleston Takes On Poverty Challenge

British actor Tom Hiddleston has vowed to live on just $1.50 (£0.93) a day for one week to support a United Nations (U.N.)Children's Fund (Unicef) campaign in aid of starving children.The Thor star has taken...

Katy Perry Makes Charity Trip To Madagascar

Pop star Katy Perry embarked on a charity visit to Madagascar last week (ends07Apr13) to help raise awareness of humanitarian issues in the country.The California Gurls hitmaker made her first trip on behalf of the...

Tom Hiddleston Overwhelmed By Unicef Trip To West Africa

British actor Tom Hiddleston struggled to sleep during a charity trip to West Africa because he was "overwhelmed" by the sight of so many sick and malnourished children in hospital.The Thor star travelled to Guinea...

Maroon 5 Urge Fans To Donate To United Nations' Urgent Syrian Appeal

Pop stars Maroon 5 have called on their fans to boost donations to a United Nations fund to help provide much-needed aid to refugees in Syria.The Payphone hitmakers, fronted by Adam Levine, are using their...

Hilary Swank Makes Charity Trip To Africa

Actress Hilary Swank has visited Ethiopia to witness how charity cash has transformed the lives of children through education.The Million Dollar Baby star flew to the African country on behalf of the United Nations Children's...

Stars Back Ewan Mcgregor's Unicef Campaign

Sir Roger Moore, Mia Farrow and Tom Hiddleston are among the stars who have taken up Ewan Mcgregor's call for action to help save the lives of Syrian children.The Trainspotting star filmed a poignant new...

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