10 Sweet and Inspiring Celebrity Acts of Kindness

Liz Alterman | Oct 7, 2015 Celebrities
10 Sweet and Inspiring Celebrity Acts of Kindness

Jennifer LawrenceThe life of a celebrity sounds pretty appealing. You know, their mansions, fancy cars, fabulous clothes, and vacations and all. But many of our favorite stars don't just indulge in their time off; some of them give back to those in need. 

We found recent behind-the-scenes (and not-so-behind-the-scenes) photos of celebs helping children, adults, and even animals who deserved the star treatment. Take a look at some of the good works your favorite stars have done and get inspired to do some of your own. 

Image via Shriners Hospitals for Children/Facebook

  • Jennifer Lawrence


    Image via Shriners Hospitals for Children/Facebook

    Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence took time out from filming in Montreal to stop by Shriners Hospitals for Children to meet with patients and staff. 

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  • Kim Kardashian


    Image via kimkardashian/Instagram

    In August, Kim Kardashian, along with nephew Mason Disick, visited Anissa, a teen with cancer, as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. North's mom has also been known to serve dinner at a soup kitchen in Los Angeles. 

  • Brad Pitt


    Image © Splash News/Splash News/Corbis

    Going door-to-door on a bicycle in the Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans, Brad Pitt checked in on his Make It Right foundation's housing in the area most devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

  • Ian Somerhalder


    Image via MarineMammalCenter/Splash 

    Handsome Lost star Ian Somerhalder spent some of his free time assisting injured pelicans. His wife, actress Nikki Reed, also goes out of her way to help animals in need. 

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  • Anne Hathaway


    Image via Splash/StJude.org

    Academy Award-winning star Anne Hathaway took time out to visit to St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • David Beckham

    Image via UNICEF/Caroline Irby/Splash

    David Beckham met with children in Cambodia as a Goodwill Ambassador with UNICEF in June. The soccer star and dad of four made the children's day by visiting them and telling them a bit about his tattoos.

  • Prince Harry


    Image © Justin Tallis - WPA Pool/Getty Images

    As if Prince Harry weren't dreamy enough, the handsome ginger-haired royal dazzled Nellie-Mai Evans, winner of the Inspirational Young Person Award. The dashing prince visited African Conservation Experience's Khulula Care for Wild this summer to learn about rhino conservation.

  • Britney Spears


    Image via britneyspears/Instagram

    Britney Spears made some young girls' dreams come true by stopping in at their dance studio and working on a routine with them! Imagine how exciting this must have been for this tiny dancers! Giving back to the community by sharing her talent helps make Britney the beloved mom she is!

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  • Melissa McCarthy & Kristen Wiig


    Image via Tufts Medical Center/Instagram

    Ghostbusters's Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig stopped by the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, giving patients, families, and staff a thrill! 

  • Kristin Bell


    Image via INFphoto.com

    Frozen star Kristin Bell left a voice mail (as her character Anna, of course) for Avery, a 6-year-old with an inoperable brain tumor. This is one of the sweetest things you'll hear all day! 


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