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Announcement: Damian Joins Soccer Aid 2018 – April 27, 2018

Soccer Aid for Unicef: Two Teams, One Goal

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | April 27, 2018

Today it was announced that Damian will return for Soccer Aid 2018, joining Team Robbie playing for England.  Damian played in the very first Soccer Aid back in 2006 and has gone on to make several subsequent appearances in the match, mainly as a central midfielder.

Here are the details:

What: Soccer Aid for Unicef
Who: England vs Soccer Aid World XI
When: Sunday June 10, 2018
Where: Old Trafford, Manchester
Time: Kick off at 8:00 pm (BST)
How: Purchase tickets here or call 0161 444 2018
Broadcast: ITV and STV
Presenters: Kirsty Gallacher and Dermot O’Leary
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
Teams: England Team Captain Robbie Williams vs. Soccer Aid World XI  Team Captain Usain Bolt
Why: Soccer Aid brings stars, football legends and all of us together to raise money so that more children around the world can grow up healthy, happy and safe. The football match was started by Robbie Williams and Jonathan Wilkes in 2006. Over the last 10 years, the £24 million raised by Soccer Aid has enabled Unicef to help more children than any other humanitarian organization. Unicef provides life-saving food, vaccines, clean water and protection from violence to millions of children around the world.

And guess what former Homeland co-star joins Damian on the field?

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Categories Charity Football/Soccer Print Media Sports

Game4Grenfell Wins London Football Awards ‘Community Project of the Year’ – March 1, 2018

QPR’s Game4Grenfell Honoured at London Football Awards

by Hampshire Chronicle | March 1, 2018

Damian Lewis (centre) Chris Sutton and Jamie Redknapp at Game4Grenfell. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA

A charity football match that raised more than £400,000 for Grenfell Tower survivors has won a community project of the year award.  Former England goalkeeper David Seaman joined a cast of celebrities including Marcus Mumford, Les Ferdinand, Peter Crouch and Damian Lewis at the Game4Grenfell in September last year.

Queens Park Rangers hosted the celebrity showdown at the Loftus Road stadium, situated just a mile away from the site of the disaster.

Team Ferdinand’s (L to R) captain singer Marcus Mumford, presenter Ben Shephard, Sir Mo Farah, Damian Lewis, DJ Spoony and Peter Crouch celebrate after Sir Mo scores the first goal of the match during Game4Grenfell. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA

About 2,000 complimentary tickets were given to those directly affected, including residents, relatives of the victims, volunteers and members of the emergency services.

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Categories Charity Football/Soccer Print Media

Did Damian Make Santa’s Naughty or Nice List? – Dec 25, 2017

Naughty or Nice?  Which Showbiz Stars Have Earned Their Places on Santa’s Naughty and Nice Lists?

by Dan Cain – The Sun – December 25, 2017

Source: Getty Images

It’s been a year that’s seen both the best and the worst in the land of celebrity – so who is in Santa’s good books and who can expect a lump of coal this Christmas?

We’ll start with the good Samaritans. While Hollywood has been hit with plenty of scandal this year, some big names have proven that there’s still lots of good out there, too.

The likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian, Bruno Mars and Sandra Bullock have all donated huge amounts of money to various charity relief efforts following disasters such as the Flynt water crisis, Hurricane Harvey and the Texas floods.

They may have bank accounts full of loot, but there’s no doubting that these A-listers are deserving of a treat or two this festive period.

Our own British talent has also done its bit to help worthy causes. Singing superstar Adele dropped in unannounced to say a big thank you to the Grenfell firefighters after their heroics in the tower block tragedy.

Other musicians and stars such as Stormzy, Marcus Mumford and Damian Lewis also gave up their time to raise money for the victims through the Game For Grenfell football match and charity single A Bridge Over Troubled Water. Continue reading Did Damian Make Santa’s Naughty or Nice List? – Dec 25, 2017

Categories Behind the Scenes Billions Charity

Auction: Visit the Set of ‘Billions” and Have Lunch with the Creators – Dec 11, 2017

Auction: Visit the Set of ‘Billions’ and Have Lunch with the Creators

by Gingersnap – damian-lewis.com – December 11, 2017

Source: IfOnly & Showtime

Get an exclusive look behind the scenes of the critically-acclaimed Showtime television series as you visit the set of Billions.

IfOnly has arranged for members to get an early sneak peek of the highly-anticipated upcoming season. IfOnly is a marketplace for incredible experiences backed by American Express, Sotheby’s, Conde Nast, Khosla Ventures, NEA and other top tier investment partners. They deliver unique experiences and gifts in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles across many categories, such as, food, sports, music and local activities.

The third season of Billions will bring even more power struggles and suspenseful episodes, as the audience continues following the high-stakes antics of U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (played by Paul Giamatti) and billionaire hedge-funder Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (played by Damian Lewis).

Proceeds will benefit the ACLU of Southern California. Extraordinary experiences for a good cause!

Details:

  • Set visit for 2 people in New York
  • Meet & Greet and photo opporuntiy with co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien
  • On-set 1 hour lunch with the co-creators
  • January/February 2018 timeframe
  • Background check required
  • Travel accommodations not included

Please visit IfOnly’s auction website and start your bidding! Who knows, when you visit the set you might bump into a familiar face. WORTH IT!

Categories Charity Media Philanthropy

Damian Learns About Trekstock Charity – Nov 1, 2017

Damian Learns About Trekstock Charity 

by Gingersnap – damian-lewis.com – November 1, 2017

Twitter Source: @trekstock

Who better to learn about Trekstock than our favorite charitable actor Damian Lewis?

According to Trekstock’s Twitter, they thanked Damian for learning about their charity.

Trekstock is a youth cancer charity based in the UK.  The charity provides social and practical support to young adults facing cancer in their 20’s and 30’s throughout the UK. They work closely with the young adults to ensure that regardless of where they are in their own cancer journey, support is provided through and beyond treatment.

For more information about how to get involved, visit Trekstock and follow them on Twitter @trekstock.