Leonardo DiCaprio’s Charity Work

Areas supported:

Adoption, Fostering, Orphans, AIDS, Animals, Children, Conservation, Disaster Relief, Environment, Health, Homelessness, Human Rights, Hunger, Peace, Poverty, Voter Education, Water

Born: November 11, 1974

He founded the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.

Leonardo worked with 24 orphaned children from the SOS Children’s Village in Maputo, Mozambique for his film, “Blood Diamond”.

DiCaprio has made several films to educate the public about environmental issues, including 11th Hour.

He also serves as the Honorary Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Palisades-based Reef Check Foundation.

In 1998, he donated $35,000 towards the “Leonardo DiCaprio Computer Center” at the Los Feliz branch of the Los Angeles Public Library – the site of his childhood home.

On July 7, 2007, DiCaprio was a presenter at the American leg of Live Earth.

He joined Al Gore at the 2007 Oscar ceremony to announce that the Oscars had incorporated environmentally intelligent practices throughout their planning and production processes.

Charities supported

  • Declare Yourself
  • Feeding America
  • Global Cool
  • Global Green
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Project
  • Reef Check Foundation
  • SOS Children’s Villages
  • Stop Global Warming
  • TreePeople

Source: Looktothestars.org