Many celebrities are now trying to bring beautiful life for the poor and unlucky people all over the world by their fame and donation such as Brad Pitt, Katie Homes, Leonardo DiCaprio and Sienna Miller. They become good examples of those who not only succeed in the career but also do much charity work for the community.
Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt, born in New Orleans, used to be one of the pioneers helping those who were affected by the 2005 Hurricane Katrina in his hometown. Besides, he and his friends created “Make It Right” Foundation worth of $20 million in 2009 to provide high-quality and energy-efficient houses for families in need as well as improve the community developments.
This fund primarily aimed at creating a micro-farm and community gardens in the lower 9th ward and offered individual home-ownership counseling services to the New Orleans\' community
Robert Pattinson has recently done one meaningful charity work when he took part in an auction that raised money for GO campaign to empower vulnerable children and orphans around the world. A lucky fan paid $80,000 for the auction to meet and greet with “Twilight” star along with visit the set of “Breaking Dawn”.
This auctioned package was at $47,000 and then at $67,000 for a few days but jumped to $80,000 in the last moments of the auction
Leonardo DiCaprio, who is very interested in nature and wildlife, donated $1 million to the World Wildlife Fund that aids urgent tiger conservation efforts.
“Inception” star also visited Nepal to support a campaign that doubles the number of tigers by 2022
Sienna Miller is listed as one of celebrity pioneers in coming back to the community. On Saturday (October 30, 2010), she arrived at the UNESCO Charity-Gala in Duesseldorf, Germany to support Donatella Versace which raises funds for UNESCO’s Education for Children in Need program.
Sienna Miller often does charity works
With the aim at helping underprivileged young people who wish to be professional dancers, Katie Holmes became co-founder of Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2009 along with Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman and Carrie Ann Inaba.
This year, she and other celebrities hosted “Angelina Ballerina” program to look for new talents
The other humanitarian celebrities
Alicia Keys takes part in the “Keep a Child Alive” organization to help children who are HIV positive in Africa and India
Mandy Moore is a Unites Nation’s member of the campaign called “Nothing But Nets” to prevent malaria in the Central African Republic
Justin Bieber is donating money to build 15 well-equipped and modern schools for poor children
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Timberland action to implement the environmental protection and charity
Charities that celebrities support