Category: Charity & Supported Causes

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...
Event Alert: Cate Blanchett joins #WithRefugees World Tour

Event Alert: Cate Blanchett joins #WithRefugees World Tour

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett is the first among a team of supporters to join #WithRefugees World Tour: Live on facebook next Monday, September 12. To follow this event, tune in to www.facebook.com/unhcr. A petition to support the campaign...

Cate Blanchett to attend the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s Annual Gala

Leonardo DiCaprio invites celebrities to fund climate and biodiversity projects. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced today its third annual gala at the Domaine Bertaud Belieu vineyard in St. Tropez, France on July 20. The major charity event raises funds to...
CATE BLANCHETT AT THE GOOGLE’S ZEITGEIST TALKS

CATE BLANCHETT AT THE GOOGLE’S ZEITGEIST TALKS

On May 23th, Cate Blanchett, who serves as global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, attended the Google’s Zeitgeist talks in London. We published two clips here. Now, a full version of Cate's speech (Portrait of A Generation) has been released...
Cate Blanchett to attend “A Night of Hope” at the London Underground

Cate Blanchett to attend “A Night of Hope” at the London Underground

On July 4th Cate Blanchett will attend A Night of Hope, organised by Good Chance and the Quintessentially Foundation, to support theatre in refugees camp. The gala aims to raise funds to allow Good Chance to return to Calais to...
UNHCR launches #WithRefugees Campaign

UNHCR launches #WithRefugees Campaign

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees celebrates the World Refugee Day, set for June 20th, with the new campaign #WithRefugees, for which Cate Blanchett recorded a message during her humanitarian visit in Jordan. Two different subtitled version have been...
Cate Blanchett becomes global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR and visit refugees camp in Jordan

Cate Blanchett becomes global Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR and visit refugees camp in Jordan

This is an amazing news! UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador. The announcement comes as Blanchett returns from a mission to Jordan to witness...

UNHCR – Thank You message (Different version)

The Islamic Museum of Australia released a different version of the "Thank You" message, recorded by Cate Blanchett for UNHCR. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G3er2h-W8U[/embed]

UNHCR – Video message: Thank you for your support

Cate Blanchett recorded a "Thank you" message for the support received in the refugees crisis. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtZKMJ7hCPs[/embed] Gallery Links: Other Works > Charity & Supported Causes > 2015 UNHCR Thank you for your support

Cate Blanchett donates her shoes for charity

For the second year in a row, Cate Blanchett donates a pair of her shoes for charity. After the Chloe's she had worn while shooting Elizabeth, this year she donated the Giorgio Armani's pale pink pumps she wore during...

UNHCR supporter Cate Blanchett for The Global Goals

During this last weekend, several celebrities joined the UN Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals Campaign, part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There are 17 Global Goals: Cate Blanchett, as UNHCR supporter, promoted the #16 Goal: Peace, giustice...

Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton support Global Goals with Radio Everyone

On 25th September at the UN, 193 world leaders will adopt the Global Goals, a series of 17 ambitious goals to end poverty, fight inequality & injustice and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. The Global Goals campaign...