Originally posted at VIBE.com.
The holidays are known as the season of giving, but many A-list celebrities — who’ve rocked red carpets, scored Grammys, championship NBA rings, and Oscars — have dedicated their time and money to disadvantaged communities and chartibale causes that matter to them. With their powerful names, these celebs have successfully made a difference in supporting AIDS awareness, youth empowerment, education, and funding for college scholarships to name a few. Take a look at our favorite 10 charitable celebrities who believe in spreading the wealth. –Natelege Whaley