He may have been the voice of “Stuart Little” and the blood sucking junior in “The Little Vampire” but since his rise to prominence after a celebrated role in the 1996 hit “Gerry McGuire”where he starred alongside Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger, American child actor Jonathon Lipnicki has turned his attention to charity events.
Not only has he become a speaker for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation but the good natured Lipnicki is actively involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Starlight Children Foundation and the NBA Read to Archive.
It seems the 19 year old has made charity work a personal crusade. He is the international spokesperson for the Pediatric Chiropractic and Kids Day American / International, and was named “one of the heroes of 2001” by JDRF for his involvement.
But it doesn’t end there either as Jonathon Lipnicki is also working with animal rights groups such as “Pets and Their Stars” and the “Nuts for Mutts” group.
What compels him to involve himself with so many charitable organisations is unclear but beneficiaries will be glad of his help and it’s nice to see celebrities living selfless lives and aiding those less fortunate, even if TV shows like Family Guy give him abuse for it.
What do you think of Jonathon Lipnicki’s charity work? Let us know.
Read more about Renee Zellweger, Tom Cruise, Cynthis Nixon’s fight against breast cancer and our article on breast cancer awareness.
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