Country singer Toby Keith’s celebrity golf classic raised a record $709,000 for Ally’s House, a nonprofit organization that helps families dealing with childhood cancer. Since establishing the tournament five years ago, Keith’s event has helped raised more than $2.3 million for charity. [Read more...]

Kate Hudson traveled with rumored boyfriend Lance Armstrong to a charity bike ride event called “Ride With Lance” over the weekend in Waterloo, Ontario. The event, which covered 117 kilometers, raised over $1 million dollars for cancer research. 

Amidst thunderstorms, Paul McCartney performed a charity concert saturday on Kiev’s Independence Square. The outdoor show was billed as the largest concert ever in the former Soviet republic. Through donations (admission was free), over $600,000 and counting has been raised so far for the Ukraine’s National Cancer Institute’s children’s department. [Read more...]

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Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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