35 Years of People

Stars Give Back!

From Oprah's Leadership Academy, Brad's rebuilding efforts to Beckham's Goodwill work, see how Hollywood's most charitable stars are helping others


Oprah Winfrey opened her $40 million Leadership Academy in South Africa in January 2007, giving impoverished young women hope for a brighter future. "This is the proudest, greatest day of my life," she said.

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