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"CSI" Actor Cuts Ties with ‘Self-Serving’ Vets Charity

"CSI" Actor Cuts Ties with ‘Self-Serving’ Vets Charity

Sonja Flemming/CBS (LOS ANGELES) — A leading actor from the television drama CSI is walking away from a charity she endorsed after learning the charity is accused of using millions of dollars in donations to fund golf club memberships and big salaries…

Eyewear Designer Warby Parker Gives Sight to World’s Poor

Eyewear Designer Warby Parker Gives Sight to World’s Poor

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Warby Parker may be known for its designer eyewear, but co-founder Neil Blumenthal said the original motivation for the company came far from any fashion runways.There are over 500 million people who cou…

Kate Middleton Takes on Charity Work: Embracing Princess Diana’s Legacy

Kate Middleton Takes on Charity Work: Embracing Princess Diana’s Legacy

Niall Carson /WPA Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kate Middleton was out and about this weekend supporting various causes and charities around London — a royal role that is becoming part of her daily routine.Sunday, the Duchess of Cambridge was su…

Kentucky Man Buys Everything at Kmart, Then Donates All to Charity

Kentucky Man Buys Everything at Kmart, Then Donates All to Charity

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Kentucky businessman showed a heart of gold by buying the entire inventory of a closing K-Mart and donating it to charity.After turning aside calls from flea markets looking to buy the inventory valued at around $2…

Two Years Later, Hole-In-One Contest Winner Still Waiting for Money

Two Years Later, Hole-In-One Contest Winner Still Waiting for Money

Troy Peissig taking the ball out of the hole after his hole-in-one shot for charity. (Courtesy of Troy Peissig)(HELENA, Mont) — Troy Peissig remembers the “second of disbelief” when he realized he had won $18,000 at a charity hole-in-one event. Two ye…

Royals Revel in Annual Weekend of Polo

Royals Revel in Annual Weekend of Polo

Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) — A polo match is never just a polo match, at least when the new generation of England’s royal family is involved. Prince William, Prince Harry and Kate Middleton proved that lesson true this weekend when the headline…

Feds Catch Navy Veterans Charity ‘Scammer’

Feds Catch Navy Veterans Charity ‘Scammer’

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Dept./U.S. Marshals(PORTLAND, Ore.) — The man accused of setting up a fake Navy Veterans charity and siphoning away millions of dollars was captured by U.S. Marshals in Portland, Ore., after nearly two years on the run. The …

Fight Hunger With These Five Charities

Fight Hunger With These Five Charities

Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for City Harvest(NEW YORK) — After the holiday gift-giving season passes and spring begins, it’s easy to forget to give to charities that need your help the most.  ABC News identified five food-related charitie…

‘Kony 2012′ Charity Invisible Children Addresses Its Critics

‘Kony 2012′ Charity Invisible Children Addresses Its Critics

Sam Farmar/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A 30-minute YouTube film critical of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony has logged close to 37 million views since Monday, but the charity behind the video is suddenly on the defensive, forced to explain its motives, finan…

Kim Kardashian Keeps Wedding Gifts, Makes Charitable Donation Instead

Kim Kardashian Keeps Wedding Gifts, Makes Charitable Donation Instead

Don Arnold/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Rather than return her wedding gifts to her guests following her brief marriage to Kris Humphries, Kim Kardashian is showing her appreciation by making a charitable donation on their behalf.The reality TV star, who …

Katy Perry Learns to Cook for $50,000

Katy Perry Learns to Cook for $50,000

Larry Busacca/Getty Images for EJAF(NEW YORK) — Singer Katy Perry forked over $50,000 for cooking lessons from chef Cat Cora at Elton John’s 20th Annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party this past Sunday.The 27-year-old singer entered into …

Diner Peels $10K Off the Walls, Donates to Charity

Diner Peels $10K Off the Walls, Donates to Charity

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DISCOVERY BAY, Wash.) — Fat Smitty’s Diner along Highway 101 in Washington state is known for its oversize burgers and the unusual way customers show appreciation. At the end of a particularly satisfying meal, customers wr…

Jonah Hill Turns Birthday into Charitable Cause

Jonah Hill Turns Birthday into Charitable Cause

C Flanigan/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — For his 28th birthday, Jonah Hill is asking fans to make a donation to the U.N. Foundation’s Nothing But Nets program, which supplies insecticide-treated bed nets to African nations battling malaria. You can make a don…

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