Celebrities who are active in Humanitarian Work
Despite their fame and lavish lifestyle, some celebrities play an important role in the good of humanity. As a star, they have great impact on the public, and can inevitably attract the attention of the media and the world. Indeed, some celebrities set out in humanitarian acts, and get involved in different kinds of charitable initiatives.
Having a difficult childhood, a broken family, a drunkard father, or any other challenges in their life, they serve as mediators for peace once they are endowed with the means to do good for humanity.
Discover some celebrities who are active in charitable acts
The reputable American actor Ben Affleck is also a film executive and a playwright. He was married to Jennifer Garner, and is the father of three kids. His famous movies include Good Will Hunting, Dazed and Confused, and Hollywoodland, to name just a few. He is a supporter of human rights for food and decent lifestyle. He sponsors numerous charities and public-spirited organizations to meet those objectives.
Charlize Theron is a model; but she is also a movie producer and manager of a South African and American origin. She grew up in a farm village in South Africa, where she has felt pity for the plights of the needy African people. Theron is the founder of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP). Her foundation gives aids to deprive African people. It is also in charge of providing sexual education to the community.
Jackie Chan is a well-known action movie actor. He has his own foundation, which is known as the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation. He has made a large contribution to support hundreds of charismatic organizations like the Operation Smile. His foundation has made donations to ensure the survival of malnourished people and disaster-stricken victims.
She is an active supporter of humanitarian acts as a singer and an actress. She is also the ambassador for DoSomething.org, a global non-profit organization, where millions of youths gather to do something good for humanity. She has sponsored the Celebrity Charity Sandy Relief Auction. She has supported the Raise Hope for Congo, a foundation which calls public attention to put an end to atrocities inflicted on Congolese women.
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox is a renowned movie actor, who is starring in Back To The Future. He had been suffering from the Parkinson's disease for seven years before he finally revealed it publicly. He set up the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000. Since then, he is devoted to calling for donations to raise funds in order to sponsor researches on the antidote for the plague. Additionally, he has been active in disaster relief support.
The British singer Elton John has been concerned about studies on HIV AIDS since the loss of his friends Ryan White and Freddy Mercury. Through the Elton John AIDS Foundation, he launches a call to raise funds to sponsor research on the disease. He has sponsored several global charities as well as relief projects.
In brief, celebrities play an important role in ensuring the survival of thousands of people who have been stricken by deep poverty and malnutrition. The ambassador of peace, Prem Rawat, said that world peace can be achieved through our contribution to charismatic acts for the deprived people in our society or country. Through his The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF), he has participated in generous humanitarian acts to distribute aid to impoverished and deprived people.