Our mission is to recognize and honor those who have dedicated their life to exemplifying the value of love and made a significant impact on the human race.
In the same tradition as the world renowned Nobel Peace Prize, we will give a special humanitarian award, but to those people who have brought love to the forefront and represent the ultimate human goals of love and peace.
- Eve Ensler,Founder of vday.org (Victory, Valentine and Vagina) began a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) and sexual slavery. 2008 will be vday’s 10th anniversary.
- Tony and Sage Robbins for their Passion Project, a relationship enrichment program to help couples heal and thrive. Apart from, lecturing, writing, and a whole lot of other inspiring activities, Tony Robbins also keeps himself busy with charity work through his own Anthony Robbins Foundation where he improves the life of children, the homeless and the elderly.
- Steven Spielberg whose charity work includes that for (RED), Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Entertainment Industry Foundation. Steven Spielberg's Righteous Person Foundation has donated $1,000,000 for relief efforts in Israel with an initial donation of $250,000 to the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles Israel Crisis Fund. He donated $1.5 million to the post-tsunami relief effort, and hopes his actions will encourage other wealthy celebrities to do the same.Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Angelina Jolie donated $58 million to charity over in 12 months
- Angelina Jolie is an amazing philanthropist. As the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, she has toured UNHCR refugee operations in the Balkans, Sierra Leone, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, Cambodia, Thailand, and Pakistan and Ecuador. Angelina has also been a champion of the cause to rid the world of the menace of land mines. Not only has Angelina donated her time to these causes, but she has also donated several million dollars to many different causes.
- Oprah announced Oprah's Angel Network on September 18, 1997, to inspire people to use their lives and to reap the truest rewards that come from giving to others. Each year, Oprah gives roughly $50 million personally to empower and educate women, children, and families. This fall, she opened a youth center in her Mississippi hometown and in January, she opened a girl’s academy in South Africa. She continues to fund scholarships and schools, youth centers, and women's shelters.
- Montel Williams MS Foundation provides financial assistance to select organizations and institutions conducting research, to raise national awareness, and to educate the public about multiple sclerosis.
- Deepak Chopra is an Indian medical doctor and writer. He has written extensively on spirituality and diverse topics in mind-body medicine. His teachings have had a profound influence on the the New Thought Movement which has embraced him her in the US .
- Carlana Stone, the Courage Community, brainchild and author of the autobiography, “Never Give In, Never Give Up”, the Courage Community is poised to “galvanize our own troops.” Comprised of compassionate community volunteers, bighearted celebrities, and humanitarian advocacy programs, Courage Community is wholeheartedly dedicated to empowering and supporting injured Veterans of the Iraq War to create a life full of hope, dignity and opportunity.
- Brian Littrell, after struggling with his own heart-related illnesses, Brian Littrell, from The Backstreet Boys, established a club to encourage pediatric heart health. The Brian Littrell Healthy Heart Club for Kids offers education, exercise, nutrition, and counseling to children ages 8-12 who suffer from a heart condition or have a strong disposition towards developing heart disease.
- Richard Gere contributes through his Richard Gere's foundation to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan community-in-exile to aid in the cultural, religious, health and educational survival of the Tibetan people. The Tibetan society is one of the few in the world where there is no tradition of trained birth attendants. Poor nutrition, lack of trained health personnel, long travel distances and limited access to emergency care place Tibetan women and infants at high risk of birth-related deaths.
- Bill Gates foundation started by Bill & Melinda Gates is dedicated to improving people's lives by sharing advances in health and learning with the global community.
- Andre Agassi has created the Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation to provide recreational and educational opportunities for at-risk boys and girls. The Foundation funds a combination of emotional, physical and academic programs designed to enhance a child’s character, self-esteem, and career possibilities.
- David Geffen, an early leader in the fight against AIDS, pledged $200 million to the UCLA School of Medicine in 2002 and supports health-care, civil liberties, and Jewish causes. The media mogul also funds prominent arts institutions around Los Angeles, including his own performing arts theater, Geffen Playhouse.
- Michael Beckwith, Agape. In 1986, Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith founded the Agape International Spiritual Center, a trans-denominational spiritual community whose doors are open to all seekers in search of authentic spirituality, personal transformation and selfless service to humankind. In his own words, “My aspiration is that every individual who is touched by the vibration of Agape is inspired to cultivate a heart of love as wide as the world.”
- Goldie Hawn, founded the Hawn Foundation in 2003. This award winning actress, director and producer is dedicated to supporting children by advancing mindfulness training in educational, healthcare and community-based settings. The Hawn Foundation programs are designed to enhance students’ self awareness, focused attention, problem solving abilities, self-regulation, stress reduction and pro-social behaviors. The curriculum is designed in such a way that its lessons can be easily applied to home-based, community and healthcare settings.
- Jack Canfield is the founder and co-creator of the billion-dollar brand Chicken Soup and has dedicated 30 years of his life to mentor, teach and coach success principles and happiness to millions worldwide. Jack is also the founder of The Foundation for Self-Esteem in Culver City, California, which provides self-esteem resources and trainings to social workers, welfare recipients and human resource professionals.