Ellen DeGeneres

13 Jan, 2017

Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She has hosted the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Primetime Emmys. She has authored three books and started her own record company, Eleveneleven. She has won 29 Emmys, 17 People’s Choice Awards, and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts. In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

Recently, DeGeneres learned about an organization called The Gentle Barn, a home and hospital for animals that have been abused. On her website, DeGeneres urges her viewers to donate. With Ben Affleck, DeGeneres launched the”Small Change Campaign” to benefit Feeding America. Ellen supports the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund through the American Red Cross. Degeneres’ Ellen for the Cure campaign, run during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month on her television show, supports Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She often gives out prizes and donations on her show.

Cause Supported:  Animals, Children, Disaster Relief, Education,Health,Human Rights, LGBT Support, Poverty, Refugees,  Women

Source: Look to the Stars

Photo Credit: Ellen DeGeneres Facebook

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