10 Celebrities Who Have Truly Made A Difference
Bill Clinton's efforts to make a difference to the world did not stand still once his presidency was over. His most impressive achievement was the establishment of the Clinton Foundation, a non-profit organization which aims at solving global issues such as health, security and environmental protection, etc.
1. Elton John
As the former A-list couple in Hollywood, Brangelina were best-known for their philanthropic work besides their acting careers. They strove to speak out for refugees and have also worked with the UN. Then there is the Jolie-Pitt Foundation that aims to help in various areas including wildlife conservation and resource protection.
Sting is particularly passionate about the protection of the environment, especially the rapidly diminishing rainforests. He even established the Rainforest Foundation to protect the Amazon Forest from mass eradication.
3. Bill Clinton
Ellen has covered many areas of charity work from disaster relief, anti-bullying to breast cancer treatment. She cooperates with the Susan G. Komen Foundation and promotes raising awareness of breast cancer on her show during October.
John Legend initiated the Show Me Campaign to raise funds for the rural areas in Africa and to provide food, shelter, health care provisions and education to those who need it.
The legendary member of the Beetles, Sir Paul McCartney, is one of the most benevolent people in the world for his millions of donations as well as his cooperation with over 90 charity organizations including Greenpeace, War Child and Everyone Matters.
6. Ellen DeGeneres
The name Oprah Winfrey has long been associated with the word "charity". She has shown great sympathy for many minorities and has made strenuous efforts to support them.
7. John Legend
Despite his colorful names like "the sexiest man alive", Clooney is deemed a great humanist and philanthropist. He co-founded the Not On Our Watch with Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle, and Matt Damon, with the ambition of "generating lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for the vulnerable, marginalized, and displaced."
8. Sir Paul McCartney
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