In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
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"I think celebrity is ridiculous but it is currency and I want to use mine wisely"...Bono
There are a lot of perks that come with being a celebrity, such as fame, money, and power. However, there are some celebrities who have achieved career success who know that they must use their celebrity for the good of others. They understand that they have a platform where the media will listen to them promote a film, album, or more importantly, a humanitarian cause.
Angel Celebrity Heroes - Foundations
Angel Celebrity Heroes - Causes
Ashton Kutcher, Raising awareness to eradicate malaria
Beyonce, Raising awareness for the hungry through the support of food banks
Chris Rock - Raising awareness for after-school programs through The Salvation Army
Don Cheadle - Raising awareness for war crimes, including in the Darfur Region of Sudan
George Clooney, Raising awareness for the genocide in Darfur
Halle Berry, Raising funds and awareness for breast cancer and diabetes research
Jay Z - Bringing clean and safe water to communities worldwide, Water for Life 2005 - 2015
Jessica Simpson, Changing cleft palates to beautiful smiles for children worldwide
Latanya Richardson Jackson and Samuel L. Jackson, Raising funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS in South Africa
Reese Witherspoon, Raising funds and awareness for the basic human rights of America's children
Ted Danson, Protecting the world's oceans
Angel Celebrity Information - What Are Your Favorite Celebrities Doing to Change The World?
Target Gives $1 Million
Read about Ken Fredman, web developer and marketing executive in Manhattan.
Read about Pam Cope, co-founder of the Touch A Life Foundation, in Dallas, TX.
The Denise Amber Lee Foundation
Coaltion to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
FINCA International provides financial services to the world's lowest-income entrepreneurs.