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Michael Sheen Pens Article On Charity Trip To Guatemala

Actor Michael Sheen has written a newspaper article detailing his recent trip to centres for victims of sexual abuse in Guatemala.The Masters of Sex star flew to the country in his role as a United...

Nicole Scherzinger Visits Impoverished Filipino Families

Pop star Nicole Scherzinger has thrown her support behind the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) by visiting impoverished families in the Philippines.The former Pussycat Dolls star, who is of Filipino heritage, posted pictures on Instagram.com...

David Beckham To Take Son On Unicef Charity Missions

Soccer legend David Beckham is turning his charity work into a family affair by lining up his teenage son Brooklyn for an aid trip to a needy nation.The retired sports ace has been a Goodwill...

Shakira About To Give Birth - Report

Shakira will be a mum again by the end of Tuesday (27Jan15), if new reports are true.The singer has been admitted to a Barcelona hospital in Spain, where she is set to have a son...

Madonna Calls For Charity Donations For Malawi Flooding Victims

Pop superstar Madonna has urged fans to donate money to help victims of the deadly floods which have swept through Malawi over the past week.The Material Girl hitmaker, who has close ties to the African...

Shakira Teams Up With Unicef For Baby Shower Campaign

Shakira has urged fans to celebrate the imminent arrival of her second child by donating money to charity instead of sending her baby shower gifts.The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker and her boyfriend Gerard Pique are...

Janet Jackson Visits Refugee Camp In Jordan

Janet Jackson made a rare public appearance by visiting a refugee camp in Jordan on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Wednesday (17Dec14).The All For You hitmaker is an ambassador for the...

David Duchovny's Daughter Bids Big At Unicef Gala

David Duchovny and Tea Leoni's teenage daughter helped to raise millions for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) by donating a total of $47,000 (£29,375) at the organisation's annual Snowflake Ball in New York City...

Bryan Adams And Suki Waterhouse Duet For Charity

Canadian rocker Bryan Adams and model/actress Suki Waterhouse treated guests to a surprise duet at the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Halloween ball in London on Thursday (30Oct14).The Summer of '69 hitmaker kicked off the...

David Beckham And Robbie Williams Launch Child Safety Campaign

Soccer icon David Beckham has teamed up with British pop star Robbie Williams to launch a new campaign aimed at protecting children from violence.The former sportsman and the Angels hitmaker are promoting the United Nations...

David Beckham Joins Ebola Awareness Campaign

David Beckham has signed up as the face of a new campaign highlighting the danger of the Ebola outbreak in a bid to stop the spread of the deadly disease.The retired soccer star, who is...

Emma Bunton Travels To Madagascar To Celebrate Unicef Campaign

Emma Bunton has jetted to Madagascar to celebrate the success of her tetanus vaccination drive with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).The former Spice Girls star teamed up with Unicef and bosses at baby products...

Olivia Wilde Gets On Her Bike For Charity

Olivia Wilde co-hosted an indoor charity cycle event in New York City on Friday (19Sep14).The Tron: Legacy actress teamed up with her colleague Barbara Burchfield, the co-founder of Wilde's Conscious Commerce charity website, to launch...

German Actor Joachim Fuchsberger Dead At 87

German actor Joachim Fuchsberger has died at the age of 87.Fuchsberger passed away of organ failure on Thursday (11Sep14). He began his acting career in German film Geh mach dein Fensterl auf in...

James Mcavoy Scores In Scottish Charity Soccer Match

Hollywood actor James Mcavoy showed off his sporting skills by playing in a Scottish celebrity soccer match over the weekend (06-07Sep14).The Atonement star joined a squad for the game at the Celtic Park stadium in...

Julia Roberts And Husband To Be Honoured

Actress Julia Roberts and her cameraman husband Danny Moder are set to receive Humanitarian Awards at the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Respect Awards later this year (14).The Erin Brockovich star and Moder will...

Katy Perry Honours Malaysia Airlines Crash Victims In Video

Katy Perry has dedicated a special video to the Aids charity workers who were killed onboard Malaysia Airlines flight Mh17 when it was shot down over the Ukraine last week (ends20Jul14).The jet was flying from...

Ewan Mcgregor Calls On World To Save South Sudan Children

Actor Ewan Mcgregor fears South Sudan is on the brink of a massive famine, with the lives of thousands of children at risk.The region gained independence from Sudan three years ago this week (ends11Jul14) but...

Orlando Bloom Struggled Through Emotional Syrian Refugee Camp Visit

British actor Orlando Bloom was left heartbroken during a recent United Nations trip to a Syrian refugee camp after meeting boys his son's age who planned to fight in the troubled nation's ongoing civil conflict.The...

Olympian Chris Hoy To Be A Dad

British cycling icon Sir Chris Hoy is set to become a first-time father.The six-time Olympic champion's wife Sarra is expecting the couple's first child later this year (14). Hoy, 38, who retired from his...

Nicole Scherzinger And Keeley Hawes Fronting New Unicef Campaign For Commonwealth Games

Pop star Nicole Scherzinger and British actress Keeley Hawes have thrown their support behind a new Unicef fundraising campaign for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.The pair has joined forces with British cycling icon Sir Chris...

Robbie Williams Pulls Out Of Soccer Aid Match

Former Take That star Robbie Williams has pulled out of playing in this weekend's (07-08Jun14) Soccer Aid celebrity match in Manchester, England due to a back injury.The Angels hitmaker, who was among those who first...

Rosie Huntington-whiteley Details Shocking Trip To Cambodian Slums

British model/actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was deeply shocked by the extreme poverty she witnessed during a charity visit to slum towns in Cambodia.The Transformers: Dark of the Moon star visited the Southeast Asian country's capital Phnom...

Selena Gomez Makes Charity Trip To Nepal

Singer Selena Gomez is feeling inspired after returning from a trip Nepal to visit impoverished children on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).Gomez, who is an ambassador for the charity organisation, jetted to...

J.j. Abrams Raffles Off Stars Wars Cameo For Charity

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams is throwing his support behind a global charity by raffling off a cameo role in Star Wars: Episode Vii.Organisers behind the Star Wars: Force for Change campaign have joined forces with the...

Victoria Beckham And J.k. Rowling Join Forces For Kids' Campaign

Female stars including fashion designer Victoria Beckham and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling are joining forces to demand action to protect children in war zones.The pair, along with British socialite Jemima Khan and other campaigners,...

Robert De Niro And Martin Scorsese Honoured At Humanitarian Awards

Robert De Niro and his longtime collaborator Martin Scorsese were among the stars honoured for their humanitarian work in Los Angeles on Thursday (27Feb14).The inaugural Unite4:Humanity event was created by bosses at charity Unite4:good and...

David Beckham Launches Unicef Child Appeal

David Beckham is launching a global appeal to help children caught up in disaster zones following his visit to the Philippines earlier this month (Feb14).The retired soccer ace headed to the Southeast Asian country last...

David Beckham Thrills Kids With Philippines Visit

Retired soccer ace David Beckham brought some cheer to children who survived a typhoon in the Philippines during a morale-boosting visit to the country on Thursday (13Feb14).The British sports icon is a goodwill ambassador for...

Michael Douglas Awarded Unicef Prize

Veteran actor Michael Douglas was honoured by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) on Tuesday (14Jan14) in recognition of his long-running campaign for the disarmament of nuclear weapons.The Fatal Attraction star, who has been a...

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