Anne V & Colin Farrell & More Participants in Anti-AIDS Campaign

Celebrities are sticking together and taking a break from their jobs & careers to support the cause for AIDS, the celebrities consist of Kellan Lutz, Colin Farrell, Zoe Saldana, and Anne V all released personal messages to share out to the world to raise awareness.

Celeb Spin: There is also a video stating the information of what the program consist, and a man talking about the cause.

Each celebrity recorded their own video as part of a YouTube series called “It Starts with Me” developed by ONE to celebrate World AIDS Day on December 1.

“It is very important that we unite and try to make a difference — whether through education or action — it is imperative that us as a human race come together to aid those in need and those family and children and women and men who are being affected today by this disease,” Miss Saldana explains in her message.

“I’m in it to end it,” said Kellan in his pledge.

As part of ONE’s campaign, an anti-poverty group created by Bono, people across the world will have the chance to share their effort to fight AIDS. Also, viewers will have an opportunity to sign a petition to support programs to fight the disease.

Lady Gaga Visited Abused Girls Peru House On Thanksgiving!

Lady Gaga took a visit on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day in Peru, to visit the center that helps sexually abused girls home.

Starpulse reports: The pop superstar is currently on tour in South America and she was in Peru for the festive holiday ahead of her Born This Way Ball show in Lima on Friday.

Gaga’s family flew out to the country to spend the special day with her, but the singer also made time for some charity work by visiting a poor district of Lima to meet girls at a hostel for abused young women.

The Poker Face star greeted 45 girls at the Happy Faces center and shared snacks with them before a leading a sing-along of some of her hits.

Thanksgiving Day went on to end on a bizarre note for the singer after 35 fans broke into the garage at her rented home in the Peruvian capital.

Lady Gaga also is focusing on educating young women about the risk of the disease, and is trying to fight against Hiv and Aids!

The singer also has her own foundation, which is focused on empowering young women, like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring and career development, this foundation plans on working with a number amount of partners.

Kenny Chesney Kicks-Off The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

Kenny Chesney is known as being a country singer, who likes to give back, he has won numerous amounts of awards from ACM’s to PCA awards.

He also won the Entertainer of the Year award in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 and also won an award for Top Male Vocalist of the year.

Chesney also produced and co-directed a film called ‘The Boys Of Fall.’

Country Music Love reports: Kenny Chesney kicked-off the Salvation Army’s 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign with a special halftime performance during the highly rated, nationally broadcast Cowboys vs. Redskins “Thanksgiving Classic” football game on Thursday.

Chesney’s love of football is well known, having produced two documentaries on the sport, ‘The Boys of Fall’ and ‘The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story.’ He frequently invites local football coaches and players onto the stage during his stadium concerts each summer.

Chesney’s set included performances of “I Go Back,” “Boys Of Fall,” and “Feel Like A Rock Star” from his most recent studio album, Welcome to the Fishbowl, which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart. His performance helped raise awareness for the Red Kettle Campaign, which brings The Salvation Army’s iconic kettles and 25,000 bell ringers to street corners and storefronts nationwide – the campaign collected $147.6 million last year.

Ethan Zohn, Survivor Raising Money with His Mustache

Ethan Zohn from the hit reality show Survivor and survivor of cancer, that hit him twice, has decided that he is going to grow a mustache for the men’s cancer charity, Movember.

“As a full-time cancer crusher, I’m always looking for fun ways to get involved with the fight against cancer,” Zohn tells PEOPLE in the clip above. “What better than to have an excuse to let yourself get really hairy for cancer research?”

We recently caught up with Zohn at MiN New York — an apothecary in SoHo — where the star got a little facial hair TLC courtesy of men’s groomer Kumi Craig. Though she kept his mo intact, she cleaned up his growing beard and just trimmed his ‘stache, since as part of the Movember challenge, Zohn has to keep his mustache growing for the 30 days of November.

“Now that it’s getting a little more full and hairy, it’s exciting,” Zohn says. “My girlfriend [fellow Survivor star Jenna Morasca] likes it … although she jokes that I look like a bum walking around the street. But she’s getting used to it.”

Though Zohn wasn’t able to recruit any friends or family members to join him in the facial hair fun — “It didn’t go over so well for them,” he jokes — he’s just feeling happy to have his health, and to be helping other men in need.

“For me, to be able to even grow my facial hair is a pretty big deal,” he says proudly. Hear more from Zohn in the clip above, and to help the Movember movement, visit

Ethan Zohn, Survivor Raising Money with His Mustache

Phyllis Logan, Downton Abbey For Dementia Awareness

Phyllis Logan, who stars on the hit show in the UK has decided to be the front women for the Dementia Awareness program.

This program raises money to support funds for people who suffer from Dementia, the money goes to funding, so that they can also support specialist that specialize in mental health issues.

Contact Music reports: Downton Abbey star Phyllis Logan is calling on the U.K. Government to help dementia sufferers as she fronts a campaign to raise awareness of the debilitating condition.

The Scottish actress, who plays housekeeper Mrs. Hughes in the hit period drama, launched Dementia Uk‘s Time For A Cuppa campaign on Wednesday (21Nov12) to raise money to fund teams of specialist mental health nurses.

The cause is close to Logan’s heart as she spent 10 years nursing her mother-in-law through the illness, which affects brain function and causes symptoms including memory loss and disorientation.

She says, “I really feel there has to be joined-up thinking on the part of the Government, hospitals and other organisations so that sufferers and their carers are offered the very best care and support.”

The campaign, which encourages supporters to throw fundraising tea parties, will run from 1-8 March 2013. Last year (12) it raised $87,561 (£54,820) for the charity.

Robert Redford Unveils Eco College Program

Robert Redford an Environmentalist has decided it was time to team up with Pitzer College to maintain the Southern California sustainability, for the Robert Redford Conservancy.

Ecorazzi reports: The program aims to “prepare students to create solutions for the most challenging and urgent sustainability problems facing the planet today. Research and studies from the Conservancy will influence regional, national and global policymaking.”

Redford has been a passionate advocate for environmental issues for decades, so it’s no surprise he’d attach his name to a program that hopes to create the future leaders of the movement. The program is still in the preparation phase and won’t have students enrolled in courses until the fall of 2014.

While at the press conference to announce the Conservancy, Redford also talked about his take on how the current political landscape will impact the environment. He told The Hollywood Reporter, “Now I’m hopeful that [Obama] is going to take what his words were and put some teeth behind them.”

On climate change, the actor and activist said, “It’s been tied up for so long, it’s been bottled up for so long, it takes awhile to undo things. Particularly when you have elements still in play there that are living in the 1950s. And their points of view are so narrow and so ideologically driven that it’s not likely you’re going to see much change there. As a matter of fact, it might provoke them to be even more contentious. So I guess I put my hope more in the people, not so much in current government.”

As many environmentalists know, if you wait for the government to lead, you’ll end up sitting in one place. Throughout history the people have taken the lead on social and environmental issues and watched the government lose its breath trying to catch up. As long as they get there, right?

Jake Gyllenhaal Honored At The FIJI Water’s New Eyes

The End of Watch actor Jake Gyllenhaal on Monday, November 19th was honored at the FIJI Water’s New Eyes at the 80th anniversary for the Needy, this event was held at the Colicchio & Sons in New York City, because of his entire involvement for this charity organization.

“Jake, who brought his mom as his date, talked at length to the small room – and he didn’t even have to give a speech! – he shared some personal stories from childhood,” an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

People reports: Gyllenhaal explained to guests that he got involved with the organization as a child because his grandpa, a doctor, made him donate his eyeglasses every time his prescription changed.

He added that while “all his friends were trying to save the seals, he maintained ‘If you can’t see the seals, how can you help them?’ ” the source adds.

Sporting a beard, Gyllenhaal and his mom sat next to How to Make It in America actress Lake Bell and her fiancé Scott Campbell.

Although not in attendance, Jay-Z, Adam Levine and Gwyneth Paltrow all donated items and experiences to the event’s auction.

The actor spends nearly four hundred dollars a year to have trees planted in Mozambique forest, so that he can promote the Future Forests program.

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