10 celebrities committed to the world
Prem Rawat, the ambassador of peace often reiterates in his unique message of peace that global harmony starts with each individual. To restore global peace, a lot of humanitarian acts have been carried out by associations, organization, and groups. Peace advocates and activists have launched several initiatives to do good to humanity.
Read more and find out about 10 celebrities who have shown their commitment and set a good model to the rest of the world through philanthropic acts.
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Here are 10 celebrities committed to the world
1. Enrique Iglesias
The Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias cooperates with the Save the Children foundation to raise funds to support children's health. He has organized fund raising activities and have collected funds to provide health care and education to children in different parts of the world. For example, from 2015 to 2016, he could collect 25,000 dollars to sponsor research on heart health.
The year after, he subsidized in the same foundation to support software and computer literacy programs in 2017. He is also a supporter of bringing relief for hurricane-devastated regions.
2. Ashton Kutcher
He was first known as the characters featuring in “That 70's Show”; Kutcher is a popular figure with a successful career since she is a venture capitalist. He has constantly taken initiatives to fight for the impoverished people.
In addition, he sponsors the creation of technological resources to put an end with child sex trafficking and child pornography. In 2019, he made a speech to the U.S. Senate to address global anthropological concern which is human trafficking.
3. Kanye West
Kanye West is an advocate of human rights and peace in the world. The star has accumulated funds from his hit records and set up his own humanitarian foundation. He carries out benevolent acts through his Dr. Dona West Foundation, where he is mostly concerned about students' academic success in the school. Kanye West has worked for Human Rights Watch, and Doctors without Borders.
Beyoncé is involved with ending racial discrimination and prejudice in the world. She took part in the Run the World project in 2011. The, through the Formation project, she dares to make difference by being a colored girl and started to represent the colored people in the USA and in the world.
5. Sofia Vergara V
ergara has played a key role in the “Modern Family” since 2009. She is concerned about eradicating poverty, especially in her hometown, Colombia. She is also engaged in sponsoring cancer research. She presided over the Be Live gala to support different projects. When she turned 40, she organized a fund-raising activity to support the orphan children in Columbia.
6. George Clooney
The handsome Clooney is both charitable and kind. He is sorrowful in front of the misfortunes of the deprived people in the world. With Brad Pit and Matt Damon, he took the initiative to set up the “Not on My Watch” organization in order to put an end to the Sudanese genocide. Despite his peaceful protest against the atrocities against the Sudanese, he got arrested.
7. Debra Messing
She debuted in the early 2000 with “Will and Grace”, as a recipient of the Emmys. She is committed to humanity good through the Population Services International (PSI). In fact, she served as the ambassador of the Global Health association. Through her efforts at PSI, Messing visited Africa to inform people about how to prevent HIV/AIDS and spoke at the 2012 AIDS conference in D.C.
8. John Legend
John Legend's philanthropic act concerns equality and social justice. He is concerned with finding ways to break the cycle of poverty. This includes improvement in health care services, distributing accessible safe drinking clean water, and supporting entrepreneurial endeavors in impoverished communities. He carries out his objectives through the Show Me Campaign Foundation whose focus is on two objectives:
- Providing a quality education for children and youths
- Tackling mass incarceration and “school-to-prison pipeline”. This involves providing support and aid for newly released inmates to successfully re-integrate into society.
9. Jennifer Lopez
With her sister Lynda, the famous American singer and musician Jennifer Lopez set up a humanitarian foundation known as the Maribel Foundation. Later, in 2012, it was known as the Jennifer Lopez Family Foundation. They fight for the right to adequate health care for women and children.
10. Leonardo DiCaprio
The American actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) in 1998. Its concern is to address the issues of environmental issues and climate change. It is equally involved with biodiversity conservation.
In short, celebrities and stars have brought their invaluable shares to establish peace on earth. Not only do they use their talent, but they also participate in humanitarian projects to reach that goal. In other words, their pledge to the world peace is not only about entertaining them with their talent.