Anonymous donation of first edition Harry Potter to animal charity could sell for thousands of dollars

Anonymous donation of first edition Harry Potter to animal charity could sell for thousands of dollars

A rare first edition of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” will go up for auction — and could sell for thousands of dollars.  The animal charity RSPCA Isle of Wight branch in Godshill, England, received the book as an anonymous gift and took it to Hansons Auctioneers for an appraisal.  RSPCA marketing and engagement officer Rebecca … Read more

Broadway Cares charity group ripped for channeling $400K of donations to Gaza

Broadway Cares charity group  ripped for channeling 0K of donations to Gaza

The charitable group that asks Broadway patrons to donate money toward members of the theater community struggling with health issues — has come under fire for rechannelling $400,000 to groups providing humanitarian assistance in Gaza. Volunteers for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS are often seen with the red buckets making a pitch for their cause and … Read more

Fans donate $260K to Tyler Bass-supported cat charity after Bills field goal calamity

Fans donate 0K to Tyler Bass-supported cat charity after Bills field goal calamity

Tyler Bass’ miss is the Ten Lives Club’s gain. Fans donated more than $260,000 to the New York-based cat adoption group endorsed by the Bills kicker in the days after he missed a pivotal field goal a divisional round loss to the Chiefs. Bass deactivated his social media accounts after the crushing result — with … Read more

Gamer dog makes history by being first canine to rush through a video game at annual charity event, nearly breaks world record

Gamer dog makes history by being first canine to rush through a video game at annual charity event, nearly breaks world record

A Shiba Inu became the first dog to rush through a video game at an annual charity event and even came close to breaking a world record. Players began speedrunning — or beating video games as fast as possible — on Sunday over Twitch as part of Games Done Quick’s weeklong charity event. On Tuesday, a canine … Read more

My teen has a brain tumor — doctors dismissed it as ‘growing pains’

My teen has a brain tumor — doctors dismissed it as ‘growing pains’

A British girl whose leg aches were dismissed as “growing pains” was surprised to learn she had a brain tumor. “From the age of 6, [Honey] had four years of tests. But the doctors couldn’t see anything wrong other than growing pains, which they said were completely normal for her age,” mom Julie Ibbitson, 36, … Read more

‘Frugal’ Indiana man leaves $13M to charity in his will, but names none

‘Frugal’ Indiana man leaves M to charity in his will, but names none

An unlikely millionaire willed a staggering $13 million to charity when he died, but didn’t specify his intended recipients for the pile of cash, leaving his lawyer to try to dole it out. The attorney’s method left some organizations thinking it was a scam, and they lost out on a slice of the unorthodox bequest. … Read more

Awkward! Bradley Cooper bumps into ex Irina Shayk slinging cheesesteaks for charity in NYC

Awkward! Bradley Cooper bumps into ex Irina Shayk slinging cheesesteaks for charity in NYC

Bradley Cooper is on a roll! The “Maestro” star, 48, shocked fans when he pulled up to Sixth Avenue and West Third Street in Greenwich Village and started doling out Philly cheesesteak sandwiches on Wednesday. Cooper was spotted in an Angelo’s Pizzeria food truck, whipping up some cheesy goodness for a plethora of customers. The … Read more

OnlyFans model says she shouldn’t pay taxes because she does ‘charity work’

OnlyFans model says she shouldn’t pay taxes because she does ‘charity work’

Australia’s “best” adult entertainer has lashed out at those who claim her X-rated profession isn’t a “real” job – arguing if that’s the case, porn stars “shouldn’t have to pay tax.” Billie Beever, who won Best Female Porn Star at this year’s Australian Adult Industry Choice Awards, said she’s often on the receiving end of … Read more

NYC mom, 38, who announced own death planned final, touching act for strangers

NYC mom, 38, who announced own death planned final, touching act for strangers

A Brooklyn mom who announced her own death Tuesday in a heartbreaking social media post also completed one final act of kindness for strangers before passing away. Casey McIntyre, 38, died Sunday of ovarian cancer, and her story went viral after she announced her own death in a heartbreaking message. She preemptively penned the statement to … Read more

Restaurant owner accused of ‘guilt tripping’ diners who ordered tap water: ‘Wild behavior’

Restaurant owner accused of ‘guilt tripping’ diners who ordered tap water: ‘Wild behavior’

Good intentions, bad execution. A London restaurant owner defends his establishment’s menu rules after customers accuse him of “guilt-tripping” them for ordering tap water. “We’re not forcing people to buy drinks,” restaurant owner Morten P. Ortwed told Kennedy News and Media. “They can have free tap water,” Jane Breeds, 27, and her boyfriend went out for … Read more

Fans defend MrBeast from ‘ridiculous’ cancellation by activists who slam him for being a ‘white male figure’

Fans defend MrBeast from ‘ridiculous’ cancellation by activists who slam him for being a ‘white male figure’

The world of online philanthropy is no stranger to controversy, and it seems that YouTuber MrBeast, whose real name is Jimmy Donaldson, has fallen victim to the phenomenon of being “canceled.” Donaldson initiated an ambitious project to fund the construction of 100 wells across Africa to provide clean drinking water to an estimated 500,000 people … Read more

Why ‘DWTS’ pro Artem Chigvintsev will miss Latin Night with Charity Lawson

Why ‘DWTS’ pro Artem Chigvintsev will miss Latin Night with Charity Lawson

COVID-19 really tripped Chigvintsev up. Russian dancer Artem Chigvintsev announced Tuesday that he will not be competing on “Dancing with the Stars” for Latin Night this week after testing positive. Chigvintsev, 41, posted the news on his Instagram saying that despite not being able to compete, his celebrity partner Charity Lawson will still be hitting … Read more

I found a $6,200 wedding dress for $25 at Goodwill — it was ‘God’s plan’

I found a ,200 wedding dress for  at Goodwill — it was ‘God’s plan’

This Alabama belle said yes to a drastically discounted dress — and she’s not even engaged.  Emmali Osterhoudt, 21, landed herself a luxury label wedding gown after rifling through a thrift store in Birmingham. The student was searching for second-hand photo frames at her local Goodwill when she stumbled upon the deal of a lifetime … Read more

Ex-pro golfer promised Mercedes for hitting hole-in-one sues after charity tourney comes up short

Ex-pro golfer promised Mercedes for hitting hole-in-one sues after charity tourney comes up short

Linda Chen thought she had just won a brand-new Mercedes-Benz after hitting a hole-in-one at a charity golf tournament. Instead, she was denied the prize and filed a lawsuit in response. Chen is suing several groups involved in organizing, advertising and sponsoring the tournament for a breach of contract after the prize for hitting a hole-in-one was … Read more

CEO treks across Antarctica to raise millions of dollars for cancer

CEO treks across Antarctica to raise millions of dollars for cancer

Many people are willing to go to great lengths for the causes they care about so passionately. One of those people is Lance Kawaguchi, CEO of Australia’s Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. He’s gearing up to trek across Antarctica to the center of the South Pole to raise money for cancer charities. Kawaguchi, who grew up in … Read more

My hair is 44 inches long — strange men want me to sell it to them

My hair is 44 inches long — strange men want me to sell it to them

She wants to get weird men out of her hair for good. Sofia Black, a 31-year-old archeologist and tech support employee from Bulgaria, is a real-life Rapunzel with locks that measure 44 inches long. Black has spent a decade growing her hair and has found herself entangled in uncomfortable scenarios with strangers who reportedly offer … Read more

Spam sends food to Maui amid devastating wildfires: ‘We see you and love you’

Spam sends food to Maui amid devastating wildfires: ‘We see you and love you’

This is the best type of spamming. The canned meat brand Spam has announced it’s partnering with the humanitarian organization Convoy of Hope to send food to Hawaiian residents who have been affected by the deadly wildfires ravaging the state. “We’ve been at a loss for words seeing the devastation that is happening on Maui,” … Read more

Larsa Pippen, Marcus Jordan pack on the PDA at DJ Khaled’s charity golf tournament

Larsa Pippen, Marcus Jordan pack on the PDA at DJ Khaled’s charity golf tournament

Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan could not get enough of each other at DJ Khaled’s charity golf tournament. At the “We the Best Foundation Golf Classic” in Miami on Thursday, Pippen and Jordan were kissing each other on the golf cart and hugging during play. Pippen, 49, is the ex-wife of former Chicago Bulls star … Read more

Jordan Poyer’s charity golf tournament back on after Trump controversy

Jordan Poyer’s charity golf tournament back on after Trump controversy

Jordan Poyer’s charity golf event has been un-canceled. Poyer, the Pro Bowl safety on the Bills, had announced over the weekend in a lengthy Instagram video that the fundraiser was canceled because there were teams and sponsors who were uncomfortable with it taking place at former president Donald Trump’s Doral course outside Miami. Poyer announced … Read more

California man mistakenly donates $15K instead of $150 to food relief program: ‘Yikes’

California man mistakenly donates K instead of 0 to food relief program: ‘Yikes’

When it rains, it pours. A California man who mistakenly donated $15K instead of $150 later realized his blunder turned out to be a blessing in the end. The man, who prefers to go by Michael, posted the now-viral story from his Reddit account on the r/TIFU subreddit. The bizarre story starts off by Michael telling … Read more