We used to see these people on television beautiful and in luxurious dresses. Gossip and scandals are very popular with people. But there is another side to the coin. These celebrities help to make the world better.
Audrey Hepburn is one of the first benefactors of Hollywood celebrities. She went to Ethiopia as a UN goodwill ambassador. There Hepburn learned that five hundred children were left without food. Audrey made UNICEF sent them food. The actress recalled: “Hand of the baby was completely weightless. I was afraid to break it accidentally. There, in this terrible place, it was even scared to take the child in arms to calm him down…”.
American popular TV host Oprah Winfrey spent $ 400 million on the education of children. In 2011, TV host opened a school for gifted girls from poor families in South Africa.
The famous model Gisele Bundchen in 2012 flew to Kenya as a UN ambassador. The beauty spent a day with one family: helped them with the housework.
Actress Angelina Jolie received humanitarian “Oscar” in 2013. Charitable activities of the celebrity began 16 years ago. Now the actress has a few funds. She regularly transfers money there. For example, the proceeds from the sale of wedding photos, Jolie and her ex-husband Brad Pitt was transferred to the account of the organization “Doctors without Borders”.
Tom Hiddleston in 2013 went to Guinea as part of UNICEF’s mission to become familiar with the life of local residents. The impressions he shared in the blog, which can be found on the web. It is worth reading!
Orlando Bloom is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The actor has repeatedly shared his impressions from trips to different parts of the world. “Contrary to the sense that somewhere very near, just 60 miles away, the girl lives with a disability, who is regularly raped. In the next street there is a child who forced to pay for the trip with intimate services “, – says the actor.
Residents of African country called “guardian angel of Malawi” a singer Madonna. Celebrity makes active charitable activity in support of that country.
Christina Aguilera is Ambassador of World Food Program, which supports the United Nations program to fight with hunger in various countries. Actress contributed to the fact that the program has collected about $ 115 million to buy food for hungry kids.
“When you see the real life of people it is simply impossible to remain indifferent to their problems.”- said the actress Scarlett Johansson.
Kathy Perry is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The singer said that she was honored to be part of such a great mission. Celebrity protects the rights of children and adolescents.
U2’s leader Bono also decided to engage in charity. He convinced several large companies to donate 1% of their profits to the starving regions in Africa.
Gerard Butler is collaborating with Mary’s Meal, which provides school lunches for 820,000 children in sixteen countries worldwide. Butler said: “I would like everyone to be able to spend at least a second or a minute in these schools, with these families. Then anyone who would get such an experience, want to participate in the work of the organization.”