It is a misconception that prevails in every society that being famous and reach makes a person arrogant and greedy. But that is not the case for every rich and famous person. There are many celebrities who give charities and they are determined and eager to do so.
We have come up with a list of celebrities who not only are good by nature but are also involved in several activities of charities and social work.
1. Keanu Reeves
The actor has a positive and humble image in the film industry and also outside it.
He has always been remembered with good remarks. He donated 70% of his earnings from The Matrix Resurrections for cancer patients. He has always been known to help cancer research and cancer patients but he tries to keep his good deeds hidden.
2. Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith has been socially active since a young age. At the age of 11, he participated in climate change and environment-related activities. At the age of 23, he became the founder of a company that supplies water in plant-based packages as an awareness to reduce the use of plastic. He also helped the areas with relatively lower income by installing water filtration plants.
3. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie has been involved in several activities for the betterment of the world. She is not only beautiful a great actress but also a great philanthropist.
4. Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys has been actively involved in helping children with AIDS and HIV. In 2003, she became the co-founder of an organization that helps with the treatment of HIV and AIDS-affected children.
5. Elton John
He is the founder of an organization called Elton John AIDS Foundation that works for people suffering from AIDS. The organization is one of the most active and leading organizations that strive to get rid of AIDS by the year 2030 so that more people could be saved.
Elton John was awarded with the honor of becoming the member of “Order of the Companions of Honour ” in 2021 for his services in social work as well as music. He accepted the honor with the statement that this honor is “ just a reminder that there is a lot more to do for music and charity”.
6. Viola Davis
The actress has been actively helping to eradicate child hunger as she personally went through it and knows how it affects the lives of children. She has been working with two organizations called Hunger Is and No Kid Hungry. She said that she understands better how scary child hunger could be especially when you have no idea when your next meal would be, that is why she does not want anyone else to feel the same way.
7. Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is the founder of an organization called Dollywood that was originally in the US but then spread to the UK, Canada, and Australia. The organization aims to encourage high school students to achieve academic success. For this purpose, they offer scholarships intended to improve the lives of people.
8. Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda is a political activist and environmentalist. She has a decades-long history of being an activist working for several causes including war prevention and women’s rights. She plans to spread awareness about homophobia, environmental issues, sexism, and racial discrimination particularly to those people who are marginalized.
9. Constance Wu
Constance Wu has been working with the organization called Miry’s List for spreading awareness about speaking up against injustice. She joined the organization with a goal to help people who immigrate and deserve safety and peace.
10. Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria is the founder of an organization called Eva’s Heroes that helps people with intellectual special needs. The inspiration and reason behind her founding the organization is her sister who also faces the same problem. She intends to improve the lives of people with intellectual needs like her elder sister. The organization has been beneficial as 2000 people have been working to support the cause.
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