In honor of Women’s History Month, we pay tribute to these beautiful women
who give not only of themselves, but also of their time, energy and financial assistance to help others.

1. Malaak Compton-Rock

Malaak Compton-Rock has lent her name, energy, support and funding to many charities, foundations and causes. Currently, she has turned her attention to help the Susan G. Komen foundation further its work in finding a cure for breast cancer, specifically Triple Negative Breast Cancer, a particularly virulent form of the disease that hits younger black women disproportionately. (Photo: Tumblr)

2. Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks was only 17 when she won American Idol but it didn’t take her long to start giving back in time, energy and support. She is involved many causes, charities & foundations. To name a few: Stand Up To Cancer, DoSomething.Org, Earth Day Network, Feeding America, Food Bank for New York City, Malaria No More, Reality Cares and so many more. (Photo: PR Photos)

3. Halle Berry

Halle Berry became the first celebrity ambassador for the Diabetes Aware campaign. She also supports Kids Wish Network, Livestrong, Love Our Children USA, Make-A-Wish Foundation, March of Dimes and numerous others. (Photo: PR Photos)

4. Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler is a member of the Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet. She also supports many charities and foundations. To list a few . . . Hero in Heels, Step Up, Toys for Tots, Wish Upon a Hero Foundation as well as raise money to combat skin cancer. (Photo: AP)

5. Jada Pinkett-Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith founded (along with husband) the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation to benefit inner-city community development, youth education projects and under-privileged children & families. Jada started advocating on Human Trafficking in the US in 2012 as well as numerous other charities & foundations: FFAWN (director), Project Angel Food, Red Cross, Youth Health Empowerment, Elton John AIDS Foundation, PACT, and others. (Photo: AP)

6. Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah helped design and signed a pair of shoes for the Stuart Weitzman charity shoe auction benefiting ovarian cancer awareness and research. She is involved and has supported many charities, causes and foundations: 46664, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Common Ground Foundation, Keep a Child Alive, Generosity Water, etc. (Photo: AP)

7. Rihanna

Rihannna created her Believe Foundation in 2006 to help terminally ill children. In partnership with charities across the nation, she has performed a number of concerts to raise funds for both those charities and the Foundation. After her performances, she met children from the local charities, signing autographs and posing for pictures with her young fans. She is involved with numerous other foundations/charities such as City of Hope, DoSomething.org, Feeding America, Kids Wish Network, Red Cross, Stand Up To Cancer, to name a few. (Photo: AP)

8. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is the ambassador for Keep A Child Alive, and has traveled to countries such as Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa and spoken to teens and young adults who’ve lost their parents to AIDS and are now the heads of their own households. She also supports 46664, DoSomething.org., Fresh Air Fund, i.am.angel foundation, Live 8, Live Earth, UNICEF, YouthAIDS, and many others she gives time and money to that are dear to her. (Photo: AP)

9. Laila Ali

Laila Ali supports the American Diabetes Association ‘Kiss Diabetes Goodbye’, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, A Place Called Home and one of her favorites . . . Kids Cafe Program of Feeding America (affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club) that she has volunteered there on many occasions and even cooking lunch meals for the kids. (Photo: AP)

10. Viola Davis

Viola Davis is a strong supporter for any good cause, however, one of her favorites has to be Friendly House which is one of the very first treatment centers for women recovering from substance and alcohol abuse. She also gives of time, energy and funding for education and charities that help children. (Photo: AP)

11. Beyonce

The list of charities, causes and foundations Beyonce supports is both long and varied. To list a few . . . Love Our Children USA, Clothes Off Our Back, MusicCares, Survivor Foundation, The Lunchbox Fund, 46664, American Foundation for AIDS Research, Kids Wish Network, Feeding America, and many more. (Photo: AP)

12. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is a Congressional Horizon Award recipient for her humanitarian work and is well known for efforts to help disadvantaged children. She established a camp in conjunction with the Fresh Air Fund and co-founder of Camp Mariah. Carey is also heavily involved with fundraising for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Her list is long and varied as well. To list a few; Operation Smile, UNCF, World Hunger Relief, Kids Wish Network, Live 8, Red Cross, Feeding America, Elton John AIDS Foundation, MusiCares, Stand Up to Cancer, etc. (Photo: AP)

13. Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson have given her time, energy and money to many causes. A few are AIDS, Human Rights, Violence against women, Children and creative arts. Some are Childhood Diabetes, BID 2 BEAT AIDS, FFAWN, Keep A Child Alive, V-Day, MusiCares, etc. (Photo: AP)

14. Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams is on the advisory board of Hearts of Gold, a charity that supports NYC’s homeless women and children. Other charities and foundations she supports are Aid for AIDS, Get Schooled Foundation, Healthy Child Healthy World, SOS Children’s Villages and many others. (Photo: AP)

15. MC Lyte

MC Lyte founded the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation to promote positive images of women of ethnic diversity. Other causes she has supported are At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths, Children, Disaster Relief, Creative Arts, Poverty, Women and others. (Photo: Blackamericaweb)

16. Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle is strongly committed to peace, healthcare, housing, equality of justice and her life-long work for gay & lesbian rights and the fight against AIDS. A few of the many charities and foundations she supports are Bells for Peace, Elevate Hope, Clothes Off Our Back, Red Cross, Women Alive Coalition & The HollyRod Foundation. (Photo: AP)

17. Wanda Sykes

Charities close to Wanda Syke’s heart support causes for children, disaster relief, Gay/Lesbian Support, health, cancer, poverty and others. Some of the foundations she provides energy, time and money to are the American Cancer Society, GLAAD, Soles4Souls, The Trevor Project & True Colors Fund. (Photo: AP)

18. Iman

Iman is a spokesperson for Keep A Child Alive and has hosted the Black Ball in support of charities. some of the foundations and charities Iman supports are Action Against Hunger, Angel Rock Project, Champions for Children, The Lunchbox Fund plus others. (Photo: AP)

19. Holly Robinson-Peete

Holly Robinson Peete co-founded the HollyRod Foundation with her husband. Other charities she supports are A Place Called Home, Girls, Inc., Healthy Child, Healthy World, Honey Shine Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Champions for Children and many others. (Photo: AP)

20. Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole is spokesperson for the United Kidney Research Organization and gives of her time, energy and resources for several charities including Save the Children, The Hunger Project, US Doctors for Africa and Nancy Davis Foundation for MS. (Photo: AP)

21. Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell once said the greatest joy of her life is knowing Nelson Mandela and praises his passion, kindness and intelligence. In 2005, she helped organize Fashion Relief which raised over $1M for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Other charities close to her heart are 46664, Breast Cancer Care, Live Earth, White Ribbon Alliance and pretty much anything that helps the children and people of sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo: AP)