Makin’ it Rain: Jay-Z And Beyoncé, LeBron, And Robin Roberts Named Top Givers Of 2012

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Did you know how much this group gave back??

DoSomething.Org has named their picks of the year and Robin Roberts was one of the top to give!

Dubbed “the worlds biggest power couple”, Jay-Z and Beyonce came in at number 11…

Jay headlined a benefit performance at Carnegie Hall and supports underprivileged students through his Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation. Bey’s Survivor Foundation assists victims of disasters, along with AIDS patients and the homeless. Her $5 million housing project will create 43 permanent housing units in her hometown of Houston.

LeBron brought it in at number 8…

In 2012, King James made good on his promise to bring a championship to Miami. LBJ has come a long way, but he hasn’t forgotten his hometown of Akron, OH. Or the idea of a promise. His foundation’s Wheels for Education program provides support and school supplies to 300 underprivileged elementary schoolers. In return, they promise to stay in school until graduation. His PSA supports BoostUp.org, which gives at-risk teens encouragement and resources to stay in school.

And Robin Roberts was sittin’ healthier at number 6…

Our fav morning news anchor has used her battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (once called pre-leukemia) to shine a light on bone cancer. She teamed up with BeTheMatch.org to spread awareness about bone marrow donation. Roberts’ 30-second TV spot on “Good Morning America,” her radio PSA, along with several ads saw over 44,000 people join the registry.

The top five included Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Channing Tatum, Taylor Swift, and Miley Cyrus.

Congrats to all of the people, on and off the list, who gave back as much as they could this year.

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