23 Inspiring Things Celebrities Did This Year

Sometimes celebrities use their fame for good. These are those times.

1. Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield used the paparazzi for good.

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2. And so did Adam Levine.


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3. Chrsitian Bale visited the Aurora shooting victims…

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Including survivors in the hospital.

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4. Later in the year he took a 4-year-old boy with cancer and his entire family to Disneyland.

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5. Neil Patrick Harris served food with the L.A. mission during Thanksgiving.

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6. Ryan Gosling made a surprise appearance at the Language For All Benefit for deaf children.

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7. And he also saved a woman from being hit by a taxi.

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8. Ben Stiller served pancakes during Hurricane Sandy.

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9. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel also helped during Sandy by handing out blankets and backpacks.

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10. Jennifer Lawrence aided a collapsed woman and waited with her while paramedics came.

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11. Carrie Underwood decided to give back her ticket sales after not singing 100% during a show in Iowa.

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12. Russell Brand gave this homeless man a shirt…

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…a water bottle…

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…and a lift.

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13. Kellie Pickler shaved her head so her best friend wouldn’t feel alone going through chemotherapy.

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More about this here.

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14. Shia Lebeouf hung out with disadvantaged kids the day before his 26th birthday.

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15. Aaron Paul helped to save a local taco truck from going out of business.

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16. Zoe Saldana witnessed a car crash and acted as a first responder to the injured woman…

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…then she called the police…

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…and waited there until they arrived.

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17. James Remar bought medical supplies for an injured homeless man.

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18. After an Internet prank was going to send Taylor Swift to perform at a school for the deaf, she decided to donate $10,000 to the school, as well as give each student a ticket to her next show.

The money she donated was matched by each of the sponsors, and she also donated thousands of dollars worth of instruments.

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19. Vanessa Hudgens stopped to give this homeless man some cash…

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20. …and George Clooney did the same.

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21. Robert Downey Jr. surprised dozens of kids dressed as Iron Man at Comic Con.

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22. Jake Gyllenhaal topped off several parking meters with his own loose change after realizing they were low on time.

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23. Justin Bieber flew a 6-year-old cancer-stricken girl, Avalanna, to NYC to meet him.

Shortly after this visit, she passed away.

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