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Kid Stars Find Charity Soulmate Through Hollywood A-Listers

KidsPickFlicks at Variety's Power of Youth

I was fortunate enough to be invited to cover the red carpet for Variety for their annual Power of Youth event, a block party where Young Hollywood comes out to demonstrate their strength in the world of philanthropy. It may be surprising to learn that almost all of the celebrity kids have at least one cause they support, many have several. Moreover, some kid stars are very hands on with their involvement. Most fascinating is that often young actors and singers are guided toward charity work by an influential co-worker or associate.

Hailee Steinfeld said her True Grit co-star Jeff Bridges told her about Share Our Strength. She was deeply moved by Bridges' personal involvement and committment, particularly to their No Kid Hungry campaign, and she jumped on board as well.

Chloe G. Moretz told me that while on the set of Hugo, legendary

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