Celebrities Known For Their Philanthropy

Written by Keren Mikva

Many celebrities choose to spend some of their time and fortune giving back to the world, using their unique positions and names to bring attention to worthy causes. The following celebrities have gone above and beyond the rest, and are often among the first people we think of when we consider celebrity charity and philanthropy. Though they aren’t all necessarily the biggest givers by numbers – though some are – here are 10 celebrities known for their philanthropy.

Sources: GoodNewsNetwork.org, Ranker.com, ONE.org, Forbes.com, NewsWeek, CNN.com, LooktotheStars.org, TheGuardian.co.uk, GardenofDreamsFoundation.org,