Monday, April 17, 2006

Courteney Cox-Arquette: Camp Laurel

Courteney Cox-ArquetteCourteney Cox-ArquetteCamp Laurel provides hundreds of children living with HIV and AIDS an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while forming support groups with their peers. For the first time, children realize that they are not alone in their fight against AIDS.

Andre Agassi: The Andre Agassi Foundation

Andre AgassiAndre AgassiFounded in 1994 by professional tennis player Andre Agassi, the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation (AACF) was created to provide recreational and educational opportunities for at-risk children in Southern Nevada.

Since its inception, the Foundation has supported more than 20 organizations and raised more than $60 million for programs designed to enhance a child's character, self-esteem and career possibilities. Because all of the Foundation's operating costs are underwritten, every penny raised goes directly towards improving the lives of at-risk youth.

Andre Agassi Foundation

Anjelica Huston and Anthony Edwards: Project Angel Food

Anjelica HustonAnjelica HustonProject Angel Food Anjelica Huston & Anthony Edwards both support Project Angel Food's mission to nourish the body and spirit of men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses.

The Project Angel Food Program delivers free and nutritious meals prepared with love. They act out of a sense of urgency because hunger and illness cannot wait. Project Angel Food was founded by Marianne Williamson in 1989.

Leonardo DiCaprio: Tree People

Leonardo DiCaprioOprah WinfreyLeonardo is involved with Tree People and his own Foundation to spread awareness of the environment.

Established in 1998, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has actively fostered awareness of environmental issues through participation with such organizations as Natural Resources Defense Council, Global Green, USA, the International Fund For Animal Welfare, and National Geographic Kids, to name a few.

The Foundation places particular emphasis on the issues of global warming, alternative and renewable energy sources, and the preservation of the planet's amazing biodiversity. TreePeople and the Foundation, along with Tree Muskateers joined forces to promote the incorporation of trees into urban neighborhoods and also to help reforest the decimated Southern California Mountains.

TreePeople's mission is to inspire the people of Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest - educating, training and supporting them as they plant and care for trees and improve the neighborhoods in which they live, learn, work and play.