Category: Supported Causes

The Red Nose Day Special 2017

The Red Nose Day Special 2017

Rachel was one of the special appearance’s during NBC’s The Red Nose Day Special 2017, as we previously reported. The special aired yesterday evening in the USA. Red Nose Day is a charity with a mission to to end child poverty and it was founded by Richard Curtis. Richard Curtis wrote and directed “About Time“. Rachel’s appearance was very brief, but nevertheless worth the watch. She was part of the opening sketch, alongside Ben Affleck, Mindy Kaling, Jack Black, Mark Hamill, and more. Over $35 million was raised last night, which is more than ever before for the USA. For more information about Red Nose Day be sure to head over to the official website and you are still able to donate by going to the donation page. We have added the sketch Rachel was part of in our video archive and high definition screencaptures can be found in our gallery.


The Red Nose Day Special Trailer

The Red Nose Day Special Trailer

NBC released a trailer for their the Red Nose Day special earlier today, which features a glimpse of Rachel. We have added the trailer in our video archive. Rachel has joined the special, as we previously reported, will will air tomorrow on NBC. Red Nose Day is an annual charity campaign to help end child poverty. It has not been announced how Rachel will be part of the special but be sure to tune in on Thursday, May 25 (10-11 p.m. ET) or check your local listings for the time! For more information about Red Nose Day, be sure to head over to the official website.


Rachel Donates to Tie One On Toronto

Yesterday the annual Tie One One event in Toronto was held. The annual event is an evening benefiting Homes First, an organization that provides affordable, stable housing and support services to break the cycle of homelessness for people with the fewest housing options. For more information, be sure to head over to their official website: HomeFirst.on.ca. During the event guests were able to bid on donated scarves and ties, including a beautiful scarf donated by Rachel herself. The organizations shared the following photo of Rachel (which seems to be taken recently on-set of “Game Night“)

Rachel is currently still filming “Game Night” in Atlanta. It was recently announced that the movie will be released on February 14, 2018.


Special: Earth Day 2017

Special: Earth Day 2017

Today brings you a special post. We wanted to do something special to celebrate Earth Day, which was yesterday (April 22). According to their official website, earth day’s mission is to “diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide”. As you probably know, Rachel herself is passionate about the environmental movement and considers herself an environmentalist. Today we want to celebrate Earth Day and Rachel’s environmental work by looking back and highlighting our favorite moments.


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Happy Birthday Rachel!

Happy Birthday Rachel!

Today is a very special day, because Rachel turns 38! Happy Birthday Rachel! We, on behave of the our site and all her fans, would like to wish Rachel a very happy birthday. We hope she will have a good day celebrating with her friends and family. Rachel is not on social media but feel free to write down your birthday message in the comments.

We always try to do something special to celebrate, and this year we would like to put a spotlight on 3 organizations – NRDC, Greenpeace and Investigative Journalism – that Rachel has supported over the years, because we feel like supporting these causes is now more needed than ever. We have an overview of after the jump and we would like everyone to consider making a (small) donation to support the organizations and celebrate Rachel’s birthday!
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Rachel Donates To 2016 “Small Steps Project”

Rachel Donates To 2016 “Small Steps Project”

Rachel has donated to the annual “Small Steps Project” celebrity shoe auction. The UK charity supports children “living on rubbish dumps”. Rachel has supported the project since 2013 and this year she donated a pair of Miu Miu wedges, which are signed. Other donors include “Doctor Strange” co-star Benedict Cumberbatch, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and many more. The auction will be live on November 1st. You can find more about Rachel’s donation and the auction on SmallStepsProject.org and be sure to head over to Rachel’s auction page over here. For the latest news on the auction, be sure to follow their social media accounts: Twitter @SmallStepsDocs, Instagram @SmallStepsProject and Facebook. You can join the conversation by using the #CelebrityShoeAuction hastag.

Rachel recently donated another item to a charity auction. Earlier this month she donated an Elie Saab clutch to the “Purse Power, A Girls Night Out to Benefit Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County” auction according to local reports. Habitat for Humanity is an organization providing a home for a single mother and her children. For more information about this cause, be sure to head over to their official website. As you might recall, Rachel volunteered with her family for Habitat for Humanity in St. Thomas (Canada) back in 2013.
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Rachel Supports #JeansForRefugees

Rachel Supports #JeansForRefugees

Rachel has joined the #JeansForRefugees project by artist Johny Dar. The project is dedicated to helping refugees around the world, with all proceeds going to the International Rescue Committee. One hundred celebrities are participating in “Jeans For Refugees’ by donating a pair of their jeans to be painted by Johny Dar. Each pair of jeans will be hand painted and auctioned online at catawiki.com. All one hundred pairs of jeans will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London from 24th October culminating in an auction event on the 30th October, when bidding will close. All proceeds raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee (rescue.org).

Jeans owned and donated by Rachel McAdams for the ‘Jeans for Refugees’ collection – unique hand-painted artwork by Johny Dar | Size 24

Johny Dar: “I believe anyone would look good in her jeans! Just because of her personality that came through in the painting, which compliments everyone as she has so much grace in her beauty that she just can’t help it. It’s her nature, therefore its effortless – for me this is the most gorgeous thing about real beauty”.

A piece that will be the envy of your friends and family and will take pride of place in any gallery – private or public. The jeans are painted in a special 3D paint, making these incredible art pieces wonderfully wearable. Johny Dar’s hand painted artwork seeks to reflect the individual personality of each donor, and pays tribute to their unique character through its expression.

You are able to bid on the jeans donated by Rachel on Catawiki.com and for more information about Jeans For Refugees be sure to head over to the official website.


Rachel Supports Grassy Narrows

Rachel has signed the open letter ‘We stand with Grassy Narrows‘ in support of the Grassy Narrows. The David Suzuki Foundation released the following press release:

A diverse group of celebrities, musicians, artists and advocates — including Margaret Atwood, Rachel McAdams, Jane Fonda and Phil Fontaine — has joined the David Suzuki Foundation’s call to clean up massive mercury contamination that has plagued the Grassy Narrows First Nation community in northern Ontario for generations. In the 1960s, a pulp mill dumped more than 9,000 kilograms of mercury, a potent neurotoxin, into the English-Wabigoon River.

“For over half a century, mercury has severely poisoned the river that is the lifeblood of the Grassy Narrows First Nation and their neighbours,” said renowned broadcaster and scientist David Suzuki. “We must not delay; it is time to make their watershed healthy again so it can sustain future generations.”

Earlier this week, scientists released a report concluding that remediation of the English-Wabigoon watershed is possible. The report was supported by leaders from the First Nation, who are demanding the Government of Ontario commit to cleaning up the watershed.
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