Category: Charity & Supported Causes

Cate Blanchett joins the jury of The Hope Prize in its second year

Cate Blanchett joins the jury of The Hope Prize in its second year

Hey everyone! Cate is back to judge the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s literary award. The Hope Prize, short story competition, is open for entries until January 31, 2018. Read more below. BROTHERHOOD’S $10,000 HOPE PRIZE FOR WRITING RISES AGAIN...
Cate Blanchett joins German petition for Russian theater director’s freedom

Cate Blanchett joins German petition for Russian theater director’s freedom

German theater directors are calling for the release of detained Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, who's been charged with embezzlement. Actress Cate Blanchett and filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff are among the signees. The list of prominent supporters backing Kirill Serebrennikov's release...
Cate Blanchett Lip Syncs at a Drag Show in NYC to support Newtown Action Alliance

Cate Blanchett Lip Syncs at a Drag Show in NYC to support Newtown Action Alliance

On February 20th, Cate Blanchett joined a concert at Stonewall in support of the Newtown Action Alliance, a “grassroots organization founded by Newtown residents after the tragic December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting” with the aim of...
Cate Blanchett brings NDIS character to life #Nadia

Cate Blanchett brings NDIS character to life #Nadia

Hello everyone! Cate has joined a new project*! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq_0KeV4fFA[/embed] Cate Blanchett has given her voice to play an online character who will give people information about the national disability insurance scheme. Oscar winning actress Cate Blanchett has injected some...

Support Newtown Action Alliance with a T-Shirt autographed by Cate Blanchett

Hello everyone! As we previously announced Cate Blanchett is supporting Newtown Action Alliance, an organization born to support the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, where 20 children and six educators were killed on...
The Ghostlight Project & Women’s March

The Ghostlight Project & Women’s March

On January 19th, Cate attended the Ghostlight Project, which objective is to "gather outside of theaters to create 'light" for dark times ahead, and to make, or renew, a pledge to stand for and projetect the values of inclusion,...
Cate Blanchett: ‘I Have Seen Firsthand The Determination Refugees Have To Protect Their Children’

Cate Blanchett: ‘I Have Seen Firsthand The Determination Refugees Have To Protect Their Children’

Dr. Munjed Al Muderis is an orthopedic surgeon who has pioneered a new prosthetic limb allowing amputees to start walking sooner. It's helped countless veterans. But in 1999, Munjed was ordered to cut off the ears of people fleeing...
New photos from UNHCR

New photos from UNHCR

Good morning!  A mini update of the gallery: missing photos from Cate's humanitarian visit in Lebanon (2015) and new behind-the-scenes images from the recording of What They Took With Them, part of the #Withrefugees Campaign. - via UNHCR Gallery...
UNHCR unveils new images

UNHCR unveils new images

The UNHCR has published a new image from Cate's humanitarian trip to Jordan during the past spring. I've also added the screencaptures from the Facebook interview with Chris Hemsworth and the long version of What They Took With Them,...
Cate Blanchett talks to Chris Hemsworth about the refugee crisis and launches new video for the #WithRefugees campaign

Cate Blanchett talks to Chris Hemsworth about the refugee crisis and launches new video for the #WithRefugees campaign

Hi everyone! On Monday, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett was interviewed by Chris Hemsworth to talk about the refugee crisis and her work with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). The interview, live from Queensland/Gold Coast where Cate and Chris...