Charity Beat: Toby Keith's Golf Tourney Raises Record Amount
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…]