Celebrating Oprah

Oprah Winfrey's Greatest Giveaways!

From audience members and those in need to her hard-working staff, see how the talk-show host has hooked people up for 25 years


While many of Oprah's giveaways have been handed out in the spirit of fun, the famed philanthropist has not overlooked the truly needy. After touring the Gulf States in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Oprah announced during her 20th season premiere in September 2005 that she would personally finance the rebuilding of homes for 65 families displaced by the natural disaster. "I am personally today committing $10 million of my own money toward the rebuilding of peoples's lives," she said on her show, while encouraging others to give what they could. ROLL OVER photo to reveal more!