Celebrities all around the world are dedicated to philanthropy. Many have started their own foundations that aim to tackle a specific area of need for the world. These five celebrities are only some of the many who are doing their part to make the world better for everyone.

Leonardo DiCaprio
Since 1998, DiCaprio has raised at least $61 million for over 65 conservation, bio-diversity and climate-change programs. He has also donated around $3.2 of his own money to charitable causes. He founded the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which is dedicated to helping protect the Earth and vulnerable wildlife.

Oprah has used her platform to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for charitable causes. After Hurricane Katrina devasted the Gulf coast, she donated $10 million to relief efforts. She helped to lobby for the National Child Protection Act, known as the Oprah Bill, that created a database of convicted child abusers. In 2007 alone, she spent $50.2 million on health care, education, and advocacy for women and children. She also founded the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, which serves underprivileged girls in grades 8 to 12 living in nine provinces across South Africa.

Elton John
In 2016, Elton John reached the top of the Sunday Times Giving List for donating around $38 million to different charities. The majority of his donations go to organizations that are helping to fight HIV/Aids. He also started the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which for 24 years has helped those at risk of or living with HIV by providing them with access to medication so that they can live normal lives.

Michael Jordan
A basketball legend, Jordan is also a legend in terms of charitable giving. In 2016, he pledged $2 million to help build trust between law enforcement officers and communities of color around the country. The donation was divided between the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s Institute for Community-Police Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. He has also donated to over 20 charities in Chicago aimed to help needed children and given $5 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton founded the Dollywood Foundation in 1988 to offer scholarships to high school students. It then grew into the Imagination Library, started in 1995, that gives children free books each month up until the age of five. Every month, this foundation serves around 1 million children and donated its 100 millionth book in March of this year. After wildfires came through Tennessee in 2016, the Foundation grew again into the My People Fund, which donated $1,000 a month to every family that lost their home in the fire.