15 Celebrities Who Care About The World And People More Than Their Money
The ‘John Wick’ star has been running a secret charitable foundation for more than a decade that helps children suffering from diseases. He frequently gives money to people in need and indulges in random acts of kindness. He donates millions every year to charity but never says a word about it. No wonder people love him so much.
In 2014, Akon along with Samba Bathily and Thione Niang started the project Lighting Africa. Its main aim was to bring electricity to Africa through solar power. The project has provided electricity in 14 African countries and employment to over 5000 people, as of 2015. Akon said he felt blessed to help over a million households.
According to several reports, the Coldplay lead singer donates 10 percent of his annual income to charity. In 2017, Coldplay supported Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) that protects men, women and children who journey across the Mediterranean Sea to find a better life. They try to help the millions of refugees and migrants who escape their hellish lives.
This popular TV talk show host has been recognized for her charity work. Recently she began supporting an organization called The Gentle Barn which is a home and hospital for animals that have been abused. She urged her viewers and fans on her website to donate to them. She also launched the ‘Small Change Campaign’ alongside Ben Affleck to help Feeding America.
Everyone knows JK Rowling. But did you also know that she is a humanitarian? In 2014 she founded Lumos, an association that works with children to give them a better future. Her charitable trust Volant also works with several charities that deal with socially deprived persons such as women, children and the youth at risk.