John Cena is the world record holder for Make-A-Wish visits. Over 500!
Danny Trejo is a former gang member who has used his success to help old friends escape lives of crime. When one of his favorite Taco shops was tagged with homophobic slurs, he rallied the local community to give it a fresh coat of paint.
Keanu Reeves gave gave about $80 million of his $114 million Matrix payday to the special effects crew.
Robert Downey Jr. delivered a replica Iron Man prosthetic arm to a young man named Alex while in character as Tony Stark. He has made many such visits since.
Steve Buschemi was a New York City Fireman for many years before acting. After the World Trade Center attacks in New York on September 11th, 2001; Buschemi assisted on ground zero and never publicized his involvement in rescue efforts.
Jane Abbott, Liv Tyler’s stunt double on the Lord of the Rings trilogy had grown very attached to the horse she rode in the films. She was distraught when she learned that she had been outbid on the horse at auction only to learn the the winner was actor Viggo Mortensen who knew about her situation and was gifting the horse to her.
Sacha Baron Cohen and his Wife Isla Fisher have combined to donate over one million dollars to assist the aid of Syrian refugees fleeing terrorists.
Flint Michigan has been suffering through a poisoned water supply for more than 6 months. Cher has personally donated over 180,000 bottles of clean water to the residents of Flint.
Jamie Foxx wears many labels: R&B singer, Oscar winner. Earlier this month he pulled an unconscious man from a turned over truck outside before it became engulfed inflames.
Ed Sheeran paid off the mortgage of a friend after learning she had fallen in debt.
Janie’s Fund is a charity that helps abused and neglected girls and was started by Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler.
Rapper, 2Chainz has been very charitable with his fortune. He often will help out individuals in his hometown having bought vans for the disabled, paid the rent of a disabled veteran’s home, and even bought a house for a family of 11.
Johnny Depp always keeps his Captain Jack Sparrow costume with him while he travels so that he can make surprise visits at children’s hospitals.
A seemingly random fan of Taylor Swift who was in the hospital with Cancer tweeted at the pop star about how much she loved her. At Christmas, Swift came to visit at the hospital.
Reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry is a community organizer that helps feed families in need.
Marvel stars Chris Pratt and Chris Evans made a friendly bet over the outcome of last year’s big game. With the victory of the New England Patriots over the Seattle Seahawks, Pratt (and Evans) went to visit the kids at Christopher’s Haven. A hospice home for children with cancer.
Gary Sinise isn’t just a sympathetic soldier on film, he dedicated almost half of his working time to the foundation he started, (the Gary Sinise Foundation
) which is dedicated to “serving our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.”
Tim Tebow has helped organize proms for more than 200 students with special needs.
Edward Norton raised the money to assist a Syrian scientist to immigrate after learning that he had lost seven family members.
Tom Hanks helped a Fordham University student find her lost student I.D. after he picked it up off of the ground while visiting the campus.
When someone online pointed out that there was a puppy named Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at a kill shelter, the real Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson paid the necessary funds to get the dog it’s shots and find it a home.
After hearing that a canine police officer was shot and killed in Virginia, Anderson Cooper donated the money necessary to outfit an entire K-9 unit with bulletproof armor.