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Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

Courtney Cox Arquette and her husband David are selling t-shirts for charity to aid the efforts in Darfur, a catastrophe that has been largely forgotten by most denizens of the Western hemisphere:   http://www.celebrity-gossip.net/celebrities/hollywood/courteney-cox-and-david-arquette-save-darfur-lovers-213382/

Famed musician Alicia Keys is offering 5 “golden” tickets to Africa to anyone who is willing to donate $5 and text “alive” to 90999. Keys has called her trip “life-changing” and would like to share that with 5 charitable texters: http://keepachildalive.org/textalive/

Through her own charity Africa Outreach Charity, Hollywood actress and native South African Charlize Theron is planning on building soccer fields in rural areas throughout her home country as anticipation builds for the 2010 World Cup: http://www.looktothestars.org/news/3489-charlize-theron-reaches-out-for-soccer-fields

 

As the world acknowledges World AIDS Day, striker Didier Drogba and fellow philanthropist Bono have teamed up with Nike to launch the “Lace Up. Save Lives.” initiative which sells shoelaces to fight HIV/AIDS.  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8388388.stm

Hannah Teter, 2006 gold medalist snowboarder from Vermont, has become the first athlete to be apart of a Ben and Jerry’s themed ice cream. This ice cream, which will be called Maple Blondie, will benefit Teter’s charity Hannah’s Gold, with all proceeds going to her projects in Africa: http://www.boston.com/business/ticker/2009/11/ben_jerrys_hono.html


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