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From Oprah's Leadership Academy, Brad's rebuilding efforts to Beckham's Goodwill work, see how Hollywood's most charitable stars are helping others
Updated: Tuesday Oct 06, 2009 | 06:00 AM EDT
By: Janet Mock
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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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