Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Rafael Phoenix is an American actor, music video director, producer, musician, and social activist. He started his career as a child actor. He has earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor as well as nominations for the Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild, Satellite Award, and BAFTA Award.

Aside from his acting career, he has also ventured into directing music videos, as well as producing movies and television shows. His contributions to the nonprofit sector are vast as noted by For example, he secretly helped as a Red Cross volunteer after Hurricane Katrina. And among other things, he has lent his talent to recording vides for nonprofits including The Art of Elysium, who stated this: ““Joaquin Phoenix actually lives love and helps our children deal with fear thru creativity. He joined The Art of Elysium family in 2005 and has helped the organization reach more artists to share their talents with our children. His talent, creativity and passion are an inspiration to us, to our artists and most importantly to the very special children we have the privilege of working with. We love having him as our Angel.”

The list of his involvement with charities is long, click here for more.

Nonprofits supported by Joaquin Phoenix

The Art of Elysium

  Cole S. wrote:
Los Angeles, CA
127 reviews
Avg:  1234.984255
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The Art of Elysium brings joy to the eyes, minds and hearts of many children and their families! Their programming consistently delivers on their mission... more »
Norfolk, VA
112 reviews
Avg:  12.875345
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PETA has a bad reputation when it comes to rumors, such as their animal shelter, but you have to consider that they are involved with rescues involving animals in ... more »
New Haven, CT
44 reviews
Avg:  1234.977275
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My family and I have been volunteering here for 15 years. My son started as a camper and for the past two summers has been a Leader in training (LIT I & Ii). We ... more »

In Defense of Animals

  MMcM wrote:
San Rafael, CA
20 reviews
Avg:  1234.25
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There are two major "red flags" in the positive, 5 star reviews which suggest they are paid or company reviewers for IDA. First look at the dates they are posted. ... more »

Amnesty International USA, Inc.

  dannyiselin wrote:
New York, NY
14 reviews
Avg:  12.5345
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I stopped contributing to AI USA. The calls and mail solicitations were EPIDEMIC. Three years later I still receive occasional solicitations. (Worse than the 1960s ... more »
New York, NY
3 reviews
Avg:  1.666672345
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I gave over $1000 to this charity and was invited to a round table discussion. I wanted to hear about where the need was. Where we were going to open and stock ... more »