Friday, April 12, 2024

Charity

Exclusive: Madonna Cuts Her Charitable Giving to Lowest Ever, But Still Sends Kabbalah $100,000

It's a good thing Madonna's back on the road and making money again. The pop star is one of the wealthiest entertainers in history. She's certainly made millions this past...

Elton John Oscar Party Raises $10.8 Mil for AIDS with Sharon Stone, Danny DeVito, Smokey Robinson, Heidi Klum Among Guests

Elton John and David Furnish raised a whopping $10.8 million last night for AIDS research and support at their annual Oscar dinner. Wow! Neil Patrick...

Exclusive: Zendaya Lights Up the Green Carpet Fashion Awards with Annie Lennox, Trudie Styler, John Legend, More

We hit the ground running last night, arriving in Hollywood to more torrential rains. The great song, "It Never Rains in California," has been...

Rocker Dave Grohl, Actor Martin Short Join NY Love Rocks All Star Line Up This Week

Rocker Dave Grohl and Emmy nominated actor Martin Short have signed on for this week's all star Love Rocks concert at the Beacon Theater. Love...

Elton John Oscar Party to Feature Hot New Group The Gabriels, Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Benefit Will Honor Concert Guru

The two best charities for AIDS research are going to busy this winter and spring. The Elton John AIDS Foundation will have it annual Oscar...

Kennedy Center Looking for New Leader as Billionaire David Rubenstein Announces Exit, Buys Baltimore Orioles

The Kennedy Center is looking for a new CEO. Billionaire David Rubenstein, whose name and imprimatur is on the Center, the Washington Monument, and many...

Exclusive: Bon Jovi Reunion Coming As Richie Sambora Will Be Special Guest at Grammy Charity Dinner Next Week

I'm hearing chatter that a possible Bon Jovi reunion may be possible very shortly. A little update: I've confirmed that Sambora will be present at...

5 Big Reasons Meghan Markle Could Make a Surprise Appearance on Sunday’s Golden Globes, Starting with Oprah

Could Meghan Markle be headed to the Golden Globes? If the Globes could pull off a Markle appearance, the probability of big ratings would be...

End of Year Giving: Musicares, Safer Country, Rainforest Foundation, Elton John, Project ALS Lead the Way

Three days left to write checks for good causes. We have a lot of favorite causes. Top of the list is Safer Country, which I...

Harry and Meghan’s Archewell Foundation Ended 2022 MINUS $675K, Down $11 Mil in Donations, UP $500K in Salaries

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Archewell Foundation skidded off the tracks in 2022. According to Archewell's Form 990, the not for profit's contributions fell by...

Weekend Worrier: Notes from the New York Scene and Beyond Charities, Farewells, Triumphs

This is what gossip columns used to be like when they were in the paper... The charity circuit is hot as ever, and we get...