News accounts have described the Charity Awards as the Academy Awards for non-profits. And no wonder. Here is a list of celebrities who have contributed to this great event over the years, making it a special night for the volunteers and champions of charity.Learn More
Over the years, six First Ladies, five presidents and several very talented celebrated Americans have served as the Honorary Chairmen of the Charity Awards and attended the event. On multiple occasions the Awards were presented in the White House.Learn More
Why the Awards Was Born?
Charity Awards International has honored humanitarian service since 1979. The event was born over the dinner table at the Reagan’s home in Pacific Palisades, California, when entertainer Pat Boone and presidential historian Doug Wead got into a discussion with the Reagans about the Cambodian famine. The first event was held in the East Room of the White House under President Jimmy Carter.Learn More
Hero's of Compassion
Learn MoreCharity Association International continues to honor worthy humanitarian work around the world. At CAI, we believe we recognize the selfless heroes among us and thus encourage those who will come in the future.