Celebrity Causes: Stars Making A Difference

Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation aims to, through research, progressively remove the impact of Type 1 diabetes from people’s lives.
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Bono
Bono
ONE aims to fight extreme povertly globally.
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Paul Simon
Paul Simon
The Children's Health Fund is dedicated to securing health care for disadvantaged children.
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Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi
The National Breast Cancer Foundation aims to educate women about breast cancer and provide free mammograms to women in need.
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Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys
Keep A Child Alive is dedicated to providing life-saving HIV treatment, care, nutritious food, support services and love to children and families affected by HIV in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India.
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David & Victoria Beckham
David & Victoria Beckham
The Victoria & David Beckham Charitable Trust provides wheelchairs to children in need.
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George Clooney
George Clooney
Not On Our Watch generates lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for the vulnerable, marginalized and displaced.
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Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
The Alec Baldwin Foundation donates to Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Foundation as well as other philanthropic organizations.
(photo credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Reeve Foundation)
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Elton John
Elton John
The Elton John AIDS Foundation aims to reduce the incidence of HIV/ADS, eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with illnesses, and provide treatment, care and support services for those with HIV/AIDS.
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Maroon 5
Maroon 5
The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation aims to eradicate lung cancer through research, awareness, education, early detection and treatment.
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Joey McIntyre
Joey McIntyre
The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
(photo credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Alzheimer's Association)
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Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital works to find cures and saves children with life-threatening and life-debilitating illnesses.
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Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
The Barbra Streisand Foundation funds women’s cardiovascular research.
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Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through research.
(photo credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research)
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Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance is dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex while improving the lives of those affected.
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Matt Damon
Matt Damon
Water.com aims to provide access to safe water and sanitation.
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Tom Brady
Tom Brady
KaBOOM! aims to create play spaces through the participation and leadership of communities.
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