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10 Celebrity-Related Charities

Celebrity endorsements help charities increase awareness of their endeavors and thus stimulate more donations. However, just because your favorite super-star supports a charity doesn't mean the charity is well-run and worthy of a contribution from you. Check out how we rate these 10 charities which are closely aligned, in some cases even named for, the celebrities that founded or support them.

Rank Charity Celebrity Rating
1 Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation Tony La Russa 4
2 Elton John AIDS Foundation Jane Fonda,
Whoopi Goldberg,
Elton John,
Billie Jean King
4
3 Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Michael J. Fox 4
4 National Constitution Center George H.W. Bush,
Bill Clinton,
Slade Gorton,
Dikembe Mutombo,
Sandra Day O'Connor,
Marc E. Platt,
Edward G. Rendell,
Ben Sherwood,
Joseph Torsella
3
5 Women's Sports Foundation Laila Ali,
Sheryl Crow,
Geena Davis,
Dominique Dawes,
Chris Evert,
Mia Hamm,
Holly Hunter,
Billie Jean King,
Martina Navratilova
3
6 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Pink,
Pamela Anderson,
Alec Baldwin,
Woody Harrelson,
Alicia Silverstone
3
7 Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Christopher Reeve 3
8 New York Restoration Project Michael Kors,
Bette Midler
3
9 The Children's Health Fund Paul Simon 2
10 USA for UNHCR Angelina Jolie 2
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