Dorsey stepped up to support the Black Lives Matter movement, small businesses in danger of closing, immigrant families in need, and more.
He crashed a 5th grade class of computer science students to announce that Google would be investing in them.
Tyler Perry has pledged to give $1 million to storm evacuees in Houston, but he’s taking a nontraditional approach and spreading the million bucks out to various organizations. The donation Perry made that has everyone talking is the $250K he gave to Joel Osteen‘s Lakewood Church after the famous pastor was accused of closing the […]
When major disasters happen in the world, people look to the stars for answers — and not the ones in the sky. Celebrities have been using their star power all week to help the victims devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and the surrounding areas. On Monday, Kevin Hart kicked off the #HurricaneHarvey challenge in […]
Kevin Hart‘s #HurricanHarvey challenge is actually getting things done for storm victims quicker than most government-lead relief programs. After the star called out all his celebrity friends to donate $25K to help the Houston survivors, celebs from T.I. to Drake have announced their donations. On Wednesday, the Houston queen herself, Beyoncé made her pledge […]
Bruno Mars proved over the weekend that his heart is bigger than his hit records. During his Saturday concert in Auburn Hills, Michigan, the singer revealed to the audience that he will be donating $1 million dollars for victims of Flint’s water crisis. Mars said in a statement, “I’m very thankful to the Michigan audience for […]
Dr. Dre usually does most of his business on the low, but his latest philanthropic work is too special not to be highlighted. On Thursday, the legendary producer said he’d make a $10 million donation toward a performing arts complex to be erected at Compton High School in Compton, California. According to the Los Angeles Times, the […]
Everything that P. Diddy does, he does big. While performing in Washington, DC on Thursday, the Bad Boy founder announced a pledge of $1 million to Howard University, the prestigious HBCU that he attended. The money is for the Sean Combs Scholarship Fund, which was designed to help to shape a new generation of HU students. During the concert, […]
Philanthropist and business maven Bill Gates has donated $5.8 million to HIV vaccine research as part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grand donation went to the Scripps Research Institute Group in Jupiter, Florida, who hope to create the first effective HIV/AIDS vaccine. According to Buzzfeed: The key to the new approach is that technically, […]
A U.S. advisory panel will meet to discuss the ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood, a policy other countries already follow. Doctors and blood donation advocates who advise the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are meeting today to discuss whether the blood ban imposed on gay men should end. The advocates’ recommendations, for or […]