twitter-celebs

While some famous faces enjoy amusing their fans with updates on what they’re wearing, watching, or winning, others find the service is an excellent tool for raising cash and making a difference for the charitable initiatives they support.

We’ve gathered 10 celebrities that have spearheaded such campaigns and rallied their followers for a specific cause. Hit our slideshow here to check ‘em out – and don’t forget to “follow” too while you’re at it!

About Michael dEstries

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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  • Cheryl

    Please, please don’t forget @iansomerhalder! He TIRELESSLY tweets in defense of animals and regarding environmental issues.

  • saravixen

    I think Alyssa Milano should be in this list too! Not only does she tweet for good causes, but she’s an animallover and a veggielover:)

  • Nicole Parisi Smith

    Wow – really enjoyed this post. Thanks so much! My favorite of these 10 Twitter campaigns – Hugh Jackman. My favorite celeb on Twitter – no doubt about it – Lady Gaga:)