Khmer Times – “More Houses inaugurated for the poor”

09/01/2015

More Houses inaugurated for the poor Friday, 09 January 2015; News by Khmer Times/Nov Sivutha and Ou Mom (L to R) Scott Neason , Hun Manet, and his wife at the Steung Meanchey housing project ribbon cutting. (KT Photo: Nov Sivutha) PHNOM PENH, Jan. 9 (Khmer Times) – The Cambodia Children’s Fund (CFF) in cooperation…

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Montecristo Magazine, “The Cambodian Children’s Fund: A home for a home”

02/12/2014

The Cambodian Children’s Fund : A home for a home. STORY: Jim Tobler Original article published in Montecristo Magazine: http://montecristomagazine.com/business/the-cambodian-childrens-fun Scott Neeson was on a short vacation, having left his job as head of Twentieth Century Fox film studio, and about take over the reins at another studio, Sony. He made a stop in Phnom…

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Mormon News Room, “Church Honours former Head of Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox International”

13/11/2014

Church Honours former Head of Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox International Movie star’s irate call leads Scott Neeson to commit life to service Original article published in Mormon News Room: http://www.mormonnewsroom.org.au/article/church-honours-former-head-of-sony-pictures-and-20th-century-fox-international When Australian, Scott Neeson, was standing on a festering garbage dump in Cambodia in 2003, he was at the pinnacle of his career,…

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Vancouver Sun – “Former Hollywood mogul finds fulfilment in a Cambodian rubbish dump”

05/11/2014

Former Hollywood mogul finds fulfilment in a Cambodian rubbish dump Scott Neeson left the movie industry for Southeast Asia and set up the Cambodian Children’s FundBY GERRY BELLETT, VANCOUVER SUN NOVEMBER 5, 2014 Original Article :http://www.vancouversun.com/Former+Hollywood +mogul+finds+fulfilment+Cambodian+rubbish+dump/10353483/ story.html#ixzz3IAXQQrzFo   Scott Neeson first encountered the dump at Steung Meanchey district in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2003,…

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Deseret News, “LDS Church will give ‘Standing for Something’ award to film executive-turned-philanthropist”

22/10/2014

LDS Church will give ‘Standing for Something’ award to film executive-turned-philanthropist By Megan Christensen, Deseret News Original article: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613643/LDS-Church-will-give-Standing-for-Something-award-to-film-executive-turned-philanthropist.html?pg=all Leslie Moore, a senior missionary for LDS Church Public Affairs in Sydney, Australia, first heard of Scott Neeson at a synagogue when a Jewish rabbi equated his story with Joseph of Egypt. “We sat there in…

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The Independent, “Easy currency: Poverty and abuse in Cambodia’s ‘virginity trade'”

09/07/2014

An article published in The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/easy-currency-poverty-and-abuse-in-cambodias-virginity-trade-9595726.html LUCY WATSON Wednesday 09 July 2014 Danet* is fourteen, and lives in a house built on wooden stilts, with no walls, and only tarpaulin for shelter. There are eleven of them who live in the family home, next to a mosquito-infested pond in a poor, rural community in…

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Nextshark, “Scott Neeson: Why I Traded My Yacht and L.A. Mansion to Help Starving Cambodian Children”

03/07/2014

Why I Traded My Yacht and L.A. Mansion to Help Starving Cambodian Children Original article published on Nextshark: http://nextshark.com/the-inspiring-story-of-a-hollywood-exec-who-traded-his-yacht-and-l-a-mansion-to-help-starving-cambodian-children/ We all dream of that kind of life- you have an awesome job working with movie stars, you are a millionaire, have your own yacht, any sports car you want, and an L.A. mansion. You’d have…

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Huffington Post, “7 Charities Still Doing Great Work in Cambodia”

24/06/2014

Norm Schriever – Best-selling author, pro blogger, cultural mad scientist, and enemy of the comfort zone. Article published in Huffington Post. When allegations emerged that Somaly Mam, patron saint of anti-sex trafficking activism in Cambodia over the last decade, had cast a wide net of lies to catch donors and international accolades, it shook the…

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TOMS Shoes, “MEET TOM: REAM, FROM CAMBODIAN CHILDREN’S FUND”

29/05/2014

Original article: http://www.toms.com/stories/giving/meet-tom-ream-from-cambodian-childrens-fund Allow us to introduce TOM. His name is Ream. Throughout his childhood, Ream spent his days working in the Steung Meanchey landfill sifting through garbage for scraps of plastic and metal to sell to nearby recycling centers. Despite working from sun up to sun down, he would earn barely one dollar a…

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Sweden with Love, “Scott Neeson’s Moment of Clarity”

20/03/2014

Original article published in Sweden with Love: http://www.swedenwithlove.com/2014/03/scott-neeson-one/ No one taps into our desires better than the Hollywood dream machine with its worship of power and beauty, penchant for excess and appeal to drama. This is where go-getters from all over the world gather to hit the jackpot. You can feel the collective drive and…

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Voice of America, “Former Hollywood Executive Builds Legacy for Cambodian Children”

04/03/2014

Say Mony, VOA Khmer – 04 March 2014 Original article published in Voice of America: http://www.voacambodia.com/content/former-hollywood-executive-builds-legacy-for-cambodian-children/1863250.html PHNOM PENH—For the past decade, a former Hollywood film CEO has made a difference for thousands of Cambodia’s disadvantaged children and their families, helping in education, nutrition and health. Scott Neeson, who left his 26-year career in the film…

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