40 Pictures of Charitable Celebrities Giving Back

Celebrities like Emma Stone, Beyoncé, David Beckham, and, of course, Kate Middleton and Princes William and Harry are known for their generosity and philanthropic efforts. Whether they are serving food to the homeless or on trip with UNICEF, they remind us all to show gratitude for the things we have and give back to those less fortunate. In the spirit of giving, we've rounded up 40 photos of charitable stars over the years to help inspire the rest of us. Scroll through to see them all now.

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Christina Aguilera
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Christina Aguilera

Christina served food to children in Ecuador while on a humanitarian trip with the United Nations World Food Programme in September 2015.

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Orlando Bloom
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Orlando Bloom

In September 2015, Orlando paid a visit to Syrian refugees during a UNICEF trip.

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David Beckham
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David Beckham

David Beckham played soccer with schoolchildren during a February 2013 visit on behalf of UNICEF to meet with survivors from the 2013 typhoon that devastated the region.

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Anne Hathaway
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Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway served food to children at the Kids Cafe in New York's Harlem neighborhood during the holidays in December 2008.

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Andrew Garfield
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Andrew Garfield

Andrew helped plants trees with kids for the WWF and Earth Hour in Singapore in March 2014.

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Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde
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Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde

In May 2013, Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde paired up to host the Revlon Run Walk For Women in NYC.

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Angelina Jolie
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Angelina Jolie

Angelina visited a Syrian refugee camp in Zahle, Lebanon, in February 2014. She traveled on behalf of the United Nations and met with refugees who had been displaced due to the Syrian civil war.

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Sienna Miller
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Sienna Miller

In March 2010, Sienna Miller took a philanthropic trip to Haiti as an ambassador for International Medical Corps.

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Gabrielle Union
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Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union auctioned off a pair of sneakers to raise money for the cause at the June Susan G. Komen Global Race For the Cure in Washington DC.

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Gisele Bündchen
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Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen planted seeds with 80 kids in São Paolo, Brazil, in September 2011.

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Matt Damon
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Matt Damon

Chef Ming Tsai and actor Matt Damon joked together during the Family Reach Foundation's Cooking Live event in September 2012.

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Sandra Bullock
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Sandra Bullock

In August 2010, Sandra Bullock cut the ceremonial ribbon at New Orleans's Warren Easton Charter High School at the campus health clinic she helped fund.

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Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell

In October 2011, the supermodel visited an orphanage in Moscow as part of her commitment to Northern Crown Children's Charity.

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Nicole Richie
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Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie helped restore the CITYarts Mosaic Peace Wall in NYC at an event for DoSomething.org in July 2012.

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Ben Affleck
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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck gambled for a good cause at an LA charity event in May 2011.

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Beyoncé
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Beyoncé

Beyoncé surprised students at a public school in New York's Harlem neighborhood as part of Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign in May 2011.

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Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
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Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

Then-couple Britney and Justin participated in *NSYNC's Challenge For the Children basketball game in Las Vegas back in July 2001.

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Kerry Washington
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Kerry Washington

In May 2013, Kerry Washington performed with students during an event while visiting the Savoy School with First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington DC.

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Kate Middleton
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Kate Middleton

The Duchess of Cambridge spent time in the great outdoors with children at an Expanding Horizons Primary School camp in Kent, England, in June 2012.

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Miranda Kerr
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Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr popped up in her native Sydney, Australia, to promote the Kids Helpline in February 2013.

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Jennifer Garner
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Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner gardened for a good cause with kids in support of Save the Children in June 2011.

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Halle Berry
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Halle Berry

Halle Berry hosted the Revlon Run/Walk For Woman in LA in May 2013 — the actress has supported the charity effort as a brand ambassador since 1996.

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Prince Harry
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Prince Harry

Prince Harry danced with schoolchildren during his February 2013 visit to the Kananelo Centre For the Deaf in Lesotho.

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Usher
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Usher

Usher posed with staff and children at the Be the Change event in Washington DC back in January 2009.

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Jessica Simpson
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Jessica Simpson

As part of her Operation Smile initiative in May 2010, Jessica Simpson posed with a young patient named Meena at the group's annual gala.

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Leonardo DiCaprio
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Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio joined the People's Climate March in NYC in September 2014.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt
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Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt served Thanksgiving dinner at the LA Mission in November 2011.

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Matthew McConaughey
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Matthew McConaughey

In October 2010, Matthew McConaughey hit the pavement with dozens of runners in LA taking part in his own charity event with J.K. Livin, which encourages youth to lead active lifestyles.

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Robert Pattinson
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Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson joked around with kids during his visit to Children's Hospital Los Angeles in August 2013.

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Zoe Saldana
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Zoe Saldana

Avon spokesperson Zoe Saldana visited the Red Cross in the Dominican Republic in February 2010.

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Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé Kardashian
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Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé Kardashian

The Kardashian sisters teamed up with Babies"R"Us to surprise military moms-to-be with gifts — including items from their Kardashian Kids collection — at a New Jersey event in July 2014.

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Cameron Diaz
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Cameron Diaz

Cameron got down and dirty with volunteers while building a fence in Boston in September 2009.

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Dwyane Wade
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Dwyane Wade

NBA star Dwyane Wade hosted a holiday event for kids in Miami as part of his Wade's World Foundation in December 2011.

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Tom Brady
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Tom Brady

Tom Brady hosted a football challenge for Best Buddies International in Boston back in June 2012.

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Prince William
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Prince William

In November 2013, Prince William participated in St Basil's youth homeless charity project in Birmingham, London.

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Kristen Stewart
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Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart paired up with Sugar Ray Leonard for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's annual Walk to Cure Diabetes in LA back in November 2009.

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Neil Patrick Harris
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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris helped prepare food for the homeless at the LA Mission on Thanksgiving Day in 2013.

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Kate Bosworth
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Kate Bosworth

In October 2006, Kate Bosworth posed with Lucille Saraco to help punch a way to the cure with a $5.6 million check for the fight against breast cancer in NYC.