Most Stingy & Most Charitable Celebrities
For this, West gets extra points for being a good person, and a few more for being a pretty awesome husband. But across the Twitterverse, many are up in arms that the prominent personality and fiancée of Kanye West, who is worth an estimated $40 million, isn’t shelling out a little more. However, it├óΓé¼Γäós now been pointed out that only 10% of those proceeds are going to charity. That├óΓé¼Γäós the minimum amount required by eBay├óΓé¼Γäós ├óΓé¼┼ôGiving Works├óΓé¼┬¥ department.
“People like to bash Kim all the time no matter what she does, and it simply isn’t fair. This is the quintessential example of no good deed going unpunished. Kim Kardashian did the right thing – and it’s simply not fair to bash her for this,” said Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, a leading NY PR Agency. Others also asserted that every little bit counts, and that Kardashian should be praised – not condemned – for her contributions in helping others, irrespective if she makes a profit from it. “Nobody has to give anything, and yet Kim gives 10 percent of everything and now she is being judged for it,” a rep for the star insisted.
Any celebrity, or very well-off person, can choose to donate a bunch of their own money to charity, but when it comes to distinguishing those who actually care from those who do it "just because", it’s a whole different story. This time, it is Kim Kardashian who has come under fire for her latest eBay Giving Works auction in which a “percentage of the proceeds” will aid victims of the Philippines typhoon disaster. But it’s the key word “percentage” that has many crying foul, as just 10 percent, while fully disclosed, will go to the International Medical Corps relief efforts. According to a list of donations on the fundraiser’s site, Arnold donated $1 million, while Gwyneth and Mila donated $100,000 each. The fundraiser has since raised more than $3 million of its $10 million goal. Throughout the years, the celebrity has brought her star power to various LA charities.
The charity was named after Odom’s mother who died of stomach cancer. However, just like their marriage, that’s not how things worked out. The charity raised over $2.2 million, but a good portion of that went to elite youth basketball teams. It has always been the case with her auctions that a disclosed 10 percent — the minimal amount required by the eBay charitable arm — would be donated to her designated philanthropic cause.
He co-founded the Not On Our Watch Project along with Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and Brad Pitt. He starred in the play 8, which raised awareness and money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Recently, he has decided not to get involved with Syria politically and instead will focus on helping the refugees. In fact, they have promoted and donated to several different charity organizations over the years. … They also donated $500,000 to causes related to fighting wildfires.
"I know that the younger generation will vote to change these gun laws that so desperately need to be changed." On "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," she encouraged Kendall Jenner to speak out about the gun violence crisis and get involved with Everytown for Gun Safety. Both sisters went on to attend the March For Our Lives rally in 2018. "I am just at a point in my life where I don’t want to be naive anymore. And I want to use my platform to get other people involved," Kim said on the show.
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When you think of mega-famous celebrity families who share virtually their whole lives with fans, the Kardashians immediately come to mind. The Hulu superstars are dominating the streaming service with their new show The Kardashians, and as they have for years, fans are clamoring for any and all details about the family that are available. At one time, former cyclist Lance Armstrong was an inspiration and a hero to many. In 1996, he was diagnosed with cancer but was able to beat it before returning to cycling.
Khloe says she habitually donates to charity but prefers not to advertise it. Kim and Khloe have brought awareness to the homelessness crisis in California. Donating to the many organizations that are collecting supplies, no form of help is too small," she continued. The campaign’s top donors, which are still listed on the website, include multiple members of Kendall’s family, according to Charity Water.