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Miley Cyrus appears at the 2014 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles, California on Jan. 25, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer / startraksphoto.com
03/12/2014

A lot can be said about Miley Cyrus' wild onstage antics, but critics can't say she doesn't have a heart.

The 21-year-old singer took time out of her "Bangerz" tour to visit a young leukemia patient named Lulu Martinez in Minnesota on March 10. Cyrus even posed for a photo with Martinez (see below).

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12/11/2013
The George Lopez Show star Belita Moreno coaches at-risk youth in the art of acting - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'The George Lopez Show' star Belita Moreno talks to OTRC.com about coaching L.A.'s at-risk youth in acting.
12/11/2013
Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson launches Tie The Knot bow tie pop-up to support marriage equality - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Modern Family' star Jesse Tyler Ferguson launches 'Tie The Knot' bow tie pop-up to support marriage equality.
10/18/2013
Ed Helms, Mindy Kailing, John Cho and Max Greenfield act out Young Storytellers plays to promote literacy. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Ed Helms, Mindy Kailing, John Cho and Max Greenfield act out Young Storytellers plays to promote literacy.
08/29/2013
Breaking Bad dedicates episode to fan, keeps his cancer charity message alive. - Provided courtesy of OTRC 'Breaking Bad' dedicates episode to cancer patient, Kevin Cordasco, 16. His parents spoke to OTRC/KABC-TV.
09/13/2013
James Marsden appears at the Malibu Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC James Marsden, Jon Cryer, Jeremy Sisto and stars hit the sand and surf for charity at Nautica Malibu Triathlon
09/06/2013
Jesse McCartney wraps up summer tour by reuniting with a special fan and cancer survivor. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Jesse McCartney wraps up 2013 summer tour by reuniting with a fan and cancer survivor, Tyler Cordova, 11.
08/19/2013
Beyonce sits down for an interview with Kid President for World Humanitarian Day. - Provided courtesy of SoulPancake

Beyonce sat down with Kid President to celebrate World Humanitarian Day's 2013 campaign.

The singer, who taped her interview with the Kid President of the United States prior tocutting her hair to a pixie 'do, sat down with the young YouTube star, whose real name is Robbie Novak, to discuss World Humanitarian Day, an event the United Nation holds every year to recognize individuals who face danger and adversity in order to help others.

12/23/2012
Recording artist Rihanna attends the launch of her third fragrance, Nude By Rihanna, at Macys Westfield Century City at Macys Westfield Century City on December 1, 2012 in Century City, California. - Provided courtesy of AP

Rihanna recently made a very generous donation.

The 24-year-old pop star donated $1.75 million to a hospital in Barbados in honor of her late grandmother, according to The Associated Press.

11/07/2012
Jerry Seinfeld talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at a post-Oscar party thrown by Vanity Fair magazine in Los Angeles  in 2007. - Provided courtesy of KABC / OTRC

Jerry Seinfeld promises to donate proceeds from his upcoming comedy show in Long Island to Hurricane Sandy victims.

"I grew up on Long Island, and New York City is home," Seinfeld said in a statement to the Associated Press. "This is a tough time for this area, and we're just glad to be able to help in the recovery."

10/31/2012
Ryan Gosling and fans appears at a charity event for the School for the Death in Austin, Texas on October 27, 2012, in a photo posted on Ghada Soufans Twitter page. - Provided courtesy of Twitter.com/ghadamaysoufan

Ryan Gosling brought some Halloween joy to fans on October 27, after showing up at a charity event.

The 31-year-old actor surprised kids and event organizers at a Spooky Skedaddle 5K charity event to benefit the School for the Deaf in Austin, Texas.

10/26/2012
 Honoree Usher Raymond IV attends the second annual Pencils of Promise Gala at Guastavinos on October 25, 2012 in New York City. - Provided courtesy of Mike Coppola / Getty Images for Pencils of Promise

Usher took home a new friend at the Pencils of Promise charity gala on Thursday night.

The 33-year-old R&B singer had the winning bid of $12,000 for a goldendoodle puppy at the event in New York City on October 25. He beat out fellow attendee, "Gossip Girl" actress Jessica Szohr, who bid $11,000.

10/17/2012

Anne Hathaway plans to donate the profit made from selling photos from her wedding to support marriage equality.

The 29-year-old actress donated the profits to several causes, including same-sex marriage advocacy group, Freedom to Marry, her rep confirmed to OTRC.com on October 17.

10/06/2012
Daniel Craig appears on in a still from the 2006 film, Casino Royale. - Provided courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Daniel Craig's skimpy "Casino Royale" swim trunks sold for $72,000 at a James Bond charity auction in London.

Dame Judi Dench, who portrays Bond's boss M in the franchise, introduced the auction saying cheekily, "All I'm going to tell you is they're unwashed."

09/14/2012
Anne and Kirk Douglas appear at the 20th anniversary of the Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission on September 13, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Facebook.com/LosAngelesMission

Kirk Douglas donated an additional $5 million to a homeless women's center in Los Angeles' Skid Row neighborhood, doubling his original pledge.

The generous $10 million donation was even a surprise to Douglas' wife Anne, for whom the charity is named after. The pair made their initial $5 million pledge in July, to continue their support of the Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission.

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