Our concept is to create a global charity revolution with celebrities and their fans. Our goal is to raise massive awareness and funds for causes in need worldwide.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2014
With the holiday season fast approaching, a new era of greeting cards are gearing up to change the old school rules of gift giving. Dan Caldwell, RJ Knoll, Skyler Stone, Jeff Tucker and Darren Geare are pleased to announce the launch of giveStars.
giveStars is a one-of-a-kind greeting card company created for a new age. By embracing the technological advantages of today, giveStars puts a modern spin on an age-old custom: giving a loved one a customized audio card voiced by their favorite celebrity.
“Our concept is to create a global charity revolution with celebrities and their fans,” notes giveStars CEO RJ Knoll, “our goal is to raise massive awareness and funds for causes in need worldwide.”
Originally developed in 2012, giveStars has worked tirelessly to grow and perfect their unique concept. With notable celebrity contributors such as Aaron Paul, Vanessa Hudgens, Fergie, Nina Dobrev, Norman Reedus, Ted Danson, Dianna Agron, Adam Lambert, Jason Momoa, Chuck Liddell, Ian Harding, Ashley Greene, Will.i.am, Nicole Richie, Moby, Olivia Munn, Steve Aoki, Seth Green, Chris Evans and many more, giveStars will donate 100% of all greeting card profits earned to the celebrity’s favorite charity.
For more information about participating celebrities and their charities, please visit the giveStars website: http://www.givestars.com. Connect with giveStars on social media:
Twitter: @giveStars | Instagram: @giveStars | Facebook: /giveStars
About Dan Caldwell, Co-Founder:
Dan Caldwell is the Co-Founder and President of Tapout. Started in 1997 by him and a partner, it later became the world’s leading brand in its space. Tapout was sold in 2010 but Caldwell continues as President and Co-Founder. Caldwell has been featured on CNN, FOX Business, Bloomberg News, a CNBC Business Special, the Tony Robbins Infomercial, Forbes, Inc. Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.
About RJ Knoll, CEO:
After spending 15 years in front of the camera as an established working actor, RJ found he was much more interested in business and invented a line of toys and distributed in thousands of stores, zoos and theme parks worldwide. Now he and his partners are bringing a whole new level of lifetime engagement between celebrities and their fans, while at the same time raising awareness and funds for worthy causes around the world!
About Skyler Stone, Co-Founder:
Skyler Stone is an actor, comedian & producer. He's sold four TV shows to FOX, Comedy Central, FUEL TV and CMT. He has appeared on "The Mentalist", "CSI", "Lost" and “Castle”. He had a recurring role as Cousin Mike on the hit show "Raising Hope" for FOX. He also starred in BBC’s "Walking With Dinosaurs". He hosts his own live music themed comedy shows every month in LA at the Hollywood Improv called Comedy Rocks. His past guests have included RZA (Wu Tang Clan), Stewart Copeland (The Police) & Josh Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age). A large portion of the proceeds from the show goes to the charity of the guest's choice. It has sold out for 8 years straight. His deep ties to the celebrity world are priceless.
About Jeff Tucker, Co-Founder/CAE:
Lead singer / writer of #1 band "Rock Kills Kid.” Sound Engineered a song for the hit show "The OC” and the ending credits for the hit film "Prom Night."
About Darren Geare, CMO:
After spending his childhood as an actor and signed musician, Darren Geare’s passions ultimately steered over to the business world. He currently supervises, leads and trains over 100 marketing, sales and maintenance teams for a 40 year old, privately owned real estate development company based in Orange County and Los Angeles. He is deeply passionate about sales, marketing, leadership, social media and training. For the last decade, Darren has been responsible for developing and executing cutting edge marketing strategies that contributed to increasing net operating income by over 35%.
About Pantera Sarah:
As a VIP Event Coordinator for over 2 decades, Sarah has hosted many of the top A-list celebrities in Hollywood. After her mom passed away in 2010 Sarah called upon her many relationships to create the Beauty Book (beautybook.org), a coffee table book filled with major celebrities, to raise awareness and funds for brain cancer research. A few of the celebrities included are: Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Hugh Jackman, Jessica Alba, Channing Tatum, Demi Lovato, Gerard Butler, Eva Longoria, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Ryan Seacrest, Miranda Kerr, Rosario Dawson, Chris Evans, Fergie, Ashley Green, Chelsea Handler, Liam Hemsworth, Hayden Panettiere, Chris Hemsworth, Will.i.am
She most recently helped produce the UNICEF video filled with many celebrities singing to John Lennon's Imagine. The song can be downloaded as an app that allows anyone to record and place themselves directly in to the video so it looks like you are singing right next to your favorite celebrity.