Throughout the UK, there are numerous worthy charities that help and support various diseases and issues. A great way to raise awareness for these is by utilising celebrity endorsements, which can help widen audiences and reach various groups of people.
Paul & Michael Atwal-Brice – my AFK
The Atwal-Brice family have been campaigning and raising awareness for families with disabilities. Paul and Michael are fathers to two sets of identical twins, with the older twins being diagnosed with severe autism and epilepsy. Speaking with the media, Paul and Michael have worked closely with a number of charities. This includes The Fostering Network, which helps the LGBTQ+ community with adoption and the National Autistic Society.
Paul and Michael are charity ambassadors for My Afk. AFK focuses on helping children and young people that have disabilities live fulfilling lives. After adopting their eldest children in 2008, my AFK provided various mobility support and help to ensure Levi and Lucas lived their best lives. Nowadays, the couple continues to fight for better inclusion of disabled people in the national press with celebrity endorsements.
Anne Hegerty – “The Celebs”
Known for being The Governess, her takes-no-prisoner persona on ITV’s The Chase, Anne Hegerty has become a household name for both quizzings and as a TV personality. Presenting Britain’s Brightest Family and as a contestant on 2018’s I’m a Celebrity series,. Anne has been outspoken about her struggles with Asperger’s and how it affects her day-to-day life.
After being diagnosed with autism at aged 45, Anne has said that she still experiences sensory issues and struggles with loud noises. However, Anne has used her platform to speak out about her experience and has contributed to various charities.
In 2018, “The Celebs” was created. Anne joined a team of celebs to record the Christmas song “Rock With Rudolph”. This was in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and in 2019, returned through the COVID pandemic to record a new song this time for the Alzheimer’s Society and Action for Children.
Jo O’Meara – Great Ormond Street Hospital
Jo O’Meara is best known as being one of the original band members of S-Club 7. Created by former Spice Girls manager, the band quickly became national treasures. With four UK number-one singles, one UK number-one album and various European and US hits. After splitting in 2003, Jo and the rest of S-Club reunited for the BBC Children in Need telethon, including a megamix of their greatest hits. After embarking on a reunion tour, Jo decided to focus on her solo career and has recently headlined two Pride festivals.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the Michael Jackson hit Thriller, Jo joined “The Celebs” to recreate the popular song and raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital. With all the proceeds going to a worthy charity, every download and stream counts!
Caprice Bourret – Brain Tumour Research
As “one of the most photographed women in the world”, Caprice Bourret has left the modelling days behind and has transformed into a successful businesswoman. In 2006, Caprice founded “By Caprice”, which was stocked in large companies such as Dunhelm, Next and Very.co.uk.
Using her well-established image and credibility, Caprice is also a patron for Brain Tumour Research, which hits at home. In 2017, Caprice was diagnosed with meningioma and had a subsequent surgery to intervene. Her celebrity endorsements have continued to raise money and motivate others to make a difference. Now she makes sure to promote and raise funds for research and has been featured in major campaigns such as 2018’s “Wear a Hat Day”.
Tessa Sanderson CBE, MBE – Tessa Sanderson Foundation
A British Olympic great, Tessa Sanderson had a long career as a javelin thrower, competing in every Summer Olympics between 1976 and 1996. Tessa was the first Black British woman to win an Olympic gold medal, for her record-breaking javelin throw in 1984. After winning gold medals in the Commonwealth Games and at the 1992 IAAF World Cup, Tessa retired in 1997 and began focusing on how she could help others.
Outside of being an athlete, Tessa was vice-chair of Sport England from 1999 to 2005. She made history again in 2009 by organising the first 10K road run through the Olympic Park. Additionally in 2009, Tessa founded, The Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy and those with disabilities to get involved with sports. Her celebrity endorsements continue to manage and support the foundation and other charities. Support a good cause here.
About Celeb Agents
At Celeb Agents, we support and promote a range of celebrity endorsements. From film and TV stars to the cast of The Chase. We make sure to find out their passions and the charities that mean the most to them. Thereby finding the best ways to help aid these worthy causes.
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