'TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE, AS THE CW LAUNCHES "CAUSES TO CARE ABOUT"
Stars of The CW Encourage Fans to Learn About and Donate to Their Favorite Causes This Holiday Season
December 7, 2011 (Burbank, CA) - The CW has launched Causes to Care About, an online destination where viewers can learn more about the charities embraced by the stars of their favorite CW shows, and donate to their favorite causes this holiday season.
Fans can go to causes.cwtv.com to find videos from stars of many of The CW's primetime shows, in which each actor talks about why their chosen charity is one close to their heart. The site will also link to each actor's chosen charity, so fans can easily donate directly to them.
Some of the participating actors include:
Thomas Dekker (THE SECRET CIRCLE) for The Alzheimer's Association
Nina Dobrev (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) for Free the Children
Kat Graham (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Shenae Grimes (90210) for Chrysalis
Gale Harold (THE SECRET CIRCLE) for The Elton John Foundation and for 826 Foundation
Jessica Parker Kennedy (THE SECRET CIRCLE) for American Kidney Fund and The Humane Society
Jessica Lowndes (90210) for MS Foundation
Joseph Morgan (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) for PositiveWomen.Org
Scott Porter (HART OF DIXIE) for Gridiron Heroes and Chrysalis Foundation
Maggie Q (NIKITA) for Best Friends
Matthew Settle (GOSSIP GIRL) for Project Sunshine
Ian Somerhalder (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) for the Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Michael Steger (90210) for Salsalegre
Phoebe Tonkin (THE SECRET CIRCLE) for Cambodian Children's Trust
Paul Wesley (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) for Global Roots
Cress Williams (HART OF DIXIE) for charity:water
Gillian Zinser (90210) for Artists for Peace & Justice, and Waves for Water