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5th Apr 2011Posted in: News Comments Off

Breakthrough, a global human rights organization, today announced the launch of the groundbreaking Facebook-based game “America 2049” (Twitter hashtag #2049), in which players actively explore how the choices and challenges Americans now face will shape the future of the country, its democratic values and how we define ourselves as a nation. The game features appearances […]

3rd Dec 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

Award-winning human rights organization Breakthrough.tv watched all the things that happened in 2010: From anti-immigrant actions and racial profiling to bullying and homophobia; from fear mongering to the extreme, divisive rhetoric of the mid-term elections. One thing was clear: it was time for a do over. With I AM THIS LAND, Breakthrough is calling on […]

26th Jun 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

NYC concert will shine a light on America’s child sex trafficking crisis Summer is officially here, and with it comes the return of the multi-city Lilith Fair tour created by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Sarah MacLachlan. With millions raised for worthy causes by previous tours, organizers this year challenged fans to vote for the local […]

31st Mar 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

Renowned artists from the United States, Canada and South Africa help tell the story of 19th century human trafficking victim It’s been 10 years since Fuel’s founder first produced Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan Lori Parks’ play Venus in a dusty blackbox theater in Times Square.  Since then, Fuel’s team has presented the play in benefit readings […]

22nd Mar 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

Actress & PSI Ambassador Molly Sims, U.S. Soccer Star Landon Donovan, Singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Ted Turner Unite Against Malaria for this viral video PSA shot on location at hte 2009 Clinton Global Initiative. Shoot production and talent production managed by Fuel with Shoot Producer Amanda Bankuti, Director of Photography Gerald Prezeau, and makeup […]

4th Mar 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

Actress raises $250,000 for Fuel partner organization Girls Educational and Mentoring Services in much-publicized online competition with actor and philanthropist Kevin Bacon. This week, we congratulate Demi for winning the Pepsi Refresh Challenge — including a $250,000 charitable grant that will fund the work of 10 outreach workers at GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. […]

18th Feb 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

Haitian-American musician and record producer Wyclef Jean has been named 2010 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation of Harvard University for his work on behalf of the people of Haiti. The Grammy Award-winning musician will receive the group’s most prestigious medal at the annual award ceremony on Feb. 27.  “His contributions to music […]

3rd Feb 2010Posted in: News Comments Off

The game is on as actor-activist Demi Moore faces off against actor Kevin Bacon in Pepsi’s Refresh Everything online contest to award grants to worthy charities When Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher met GEMS’ founder Rachel Lloyd one year ago, it was clear they had important work to do together in the fight against child […]

16th Jan 2010Posted in: News 0

Concerned Americans across the country contribute to video honoring survivors of child sex trafficking on historic national awareness day In conjunction with President Obama’s National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Fuel collaborated with GEMS supporters across the nation to create “We Are Millions”, a viral video celebrating the courage of young survivors of child sex trafficking. […]

7th Jan 2010Posted in: News 0

Ashton Kutcher seizes the moment at Peoples Choice Awards to educate millions about the malaria fight in Africa Sure, winning awards is cool. But helping spread the word about Africa’s fight against malaria while winning an award is just plain fantastic. Thanks @aplusk for helping make Malaria No More. —– MORE HEADLINES

5th Jan 2010Posted in: News 0

‘Idol’ host raises over $100,000 for Malaria No More through TV PSA The fight against malaria in Africa just got two more allies when American Idol host Ryan Seacrest joined the on-air talent at FOX Sports for a PSA that will run nationally during FOX’s 2010 Bowl Championship Series this month.  Fuel was honored to […]

2nd Jan 2010Posted in: Latest Project, News 0

Two years ago, Fuel set out to convince Grammy-winning Irish rocker and child advocate Sinead O’Connor to re-record her 1996 song “This Is to Mother You” to raise awareness about a trailblazing non-profit called GEMS. She said yes.

11th Oct 2009Posted in: News 0

Oscar-winner shines a spotlight on a crisis impacting thousands of American girls Recently, Academy Award-winning actor-philanthropist Halle Berry posted a letter to women across America on behalf of Fuel’s partner organization, GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services.  In the letter, Halle describes the numerous challenges faced by commercially sexually exploited and trafficked American children: Being […]

31st Jul 2009Posted in: News Comments Off

Not sure if we’ve ever been as moved by a concert as we were when Grammy-winner Beyonce Knowles hosted 30 girls and young women from one of Fuel’s partner organizations, GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, at her concert at the IZOD Center in New Jersey earlier this month. Knowles first learned of GEMS when […]

6th Jul 2009Posted in: News 0

Kutcher joins forces with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to help end malaria in Africa Ashton Kutcher may be infamous for his epic Twitter race with CNN, but his greatest cyber feat to date may well be his push to get his fellow Twitter-addicts to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to the award-winning non-profit Malaria No […]

5th Jul 2009Posted in: News 0

Influential women unite for national movement to empower vulnerable girls Fuel is thrilled to welcome Beyonce Knowles, Mary J Blige, Sinead O’Connor, Halle Berry, Demi Moore, and other great women to the Girls Are Not for Sale national advocacy campaign presented by GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services. GEMS, founded by survivor and leading child […]

23rd Apr 2009Posted in: News 0

Former school teacher honored for his commitment to arts education Fuel had a “down home” blues moment when award-winning singer-songwriter Amos Lee followed up his acceptance speech at Echoing Green‘s Be Bold Awards with a soulful live acoustic performance for the crowd of 400+ members of EG’s Young Social Investors Council.  Favorite moment? A Delta […]