Newsletter: February, 2012

The Vault February 2012: 5 Young Celebs Who Give Back
Living large, giving large
From Nashville to New York City, Hollywood to Bollywood, kid stars are some of the biggest names in entertainment today. These kids may have it all—but they still find time to give some of it away, whether it’s money, time, or mobilizing their fans. Here are 5 big stars who are making a BIG difference.
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Kid Celeb Giver #1: Cymphonique
Master P’s daughter launched her new show How to Rock on Nickelodeon this month. “Be You” is her business that helps tween girls build positive self-esteem.Check out the exclusive Biz Kid$ video. 
Kid Celeb Giver #2: Miley Cyrus
The former Hannah Montana donates $1 of every concert ticket sold to City of Hope, a charity devoted to the prevention and cure of cancer.
Kid Celeb Giver #3: Miranda Cosgrove
TV’s highest-paid female star (of iCarly fame) has appeared in an anti-bullying campaign and does fundraising and visits children at St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Kid Celeb Giver #4: Selena Gomez
The Wizards of Waverly Place star uses her earthly powers to promote positive change as America’s youngest UNICEF ambassador.
Kid Celeb Giver #5: Justin Bieber
Justin plans to help the organization Pencils of Promise build a school in an underserved area this year.
Trivia time!
Rank these big-time givers in order of how much they have donated so far.
1. Oprah Winfrey, CEO, Harpo Productions
2. Warren Buffett, President, Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Corporation
3. Bill Gates, former CEO, Microsoft Corporation
Look to the stars for inspiration
Want to see what your favorite stars are doing to make the world a better place? Check out It’s got the dish on what celebs are doing to promote positive change.
How can YOU help?
There are lots of ways to make the world a better place—even if you’re still waiting for that Emmy Award.
  • Not flush with cash? Donate your used stuff–lots of charities can use it. can still donate—lots of charities need used items.
  • Vote with your dollars. Support companies that give back to causes you believe in.
  • Give your time. Volunteering is not just a great way to help, it’s a great way to meet people and even get job skills.
Trivia Answer
1. Warren Buffett, $40 billion
2. Bill Gates, $28 billion
3. Oprah Winfrey, $2.5 billion