Beyonce, Rihanna, Colin Kaepernick & More Named, 2017's Most Charitable Celebs

Beyonce, Rihanna, Colin Kaepernick, & More Named 2017's Most Charitable Celebs

Beyonce Surprises Colin Kaepernick to Present Him With Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

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The stats are in. Here are the celebs who gave back to the community.

DoSomething.org’s annual Celebs Gone Good list for 2017 recognizing celebrities who use their influence to raise awareness for social justice causes and to affect social change in the world.

Beyoncé made the top of 2016’s list. This year, Chance The Rapper took the title, with a focus on charitable efforts in his hometown of Chicago. Chance raised more than $2 million for Chicago Public Schools, and co-founded SocialWorks, a foundation that helps and empowers youth.

READ: Beyoncé Presented Colin Kaepernick with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Following is NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who contributed to the black liberation and anti-police brutality movement in 2016 by taking a knee in protest during the national anthem. He also donated $1 million to charitable organizations like Meals on Wheels.

This year’s list also includes Ava DuVernay, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Zendaya, Yara Shahidi, and J. J. Watt.

READ: Google Donates $1 Million to Chance The Rapper’s Nonprofit SocialWorks

Take a look at DoSomething 2017 Celebs Gone Good rankings  below:

  1. Chance the Rapper
  2. Colin Kaepernick
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Rihanna
  5. Beyoncé
  6. JJ Watt
  7. Kesha
  8. Yara Shahidi
  9. Zendaya
  10. Bethenny Frankel
  11. Nicki Minaj
  12. Lin Manuel Miranda
  13. Lauren Jauregui
  14. Jennifer Lopez
  15. Shawn Mendes
  16. Demi Lovato
  17. Ava DuVernay
  18. John Legend & Chrissy Teigen
  19. Miley Cyrus
  20. Bruno Mars

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