Herald Scotland, “Philanthropist’s £1m charity boost from Hollywood friends”


Philanthropist’s £1m charity boost from Hollywood friends Bob Smyth – Friday 26 July 2013 Original article: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/philanthropists-1m-charity-boost-from-hollywood-friends.21702952 A SCOT who quit the Hollywood high-life to care for impoverished children is celebrating a massive donation from his former colleagues. Scott Neeson was the movie chief who masterminded the marketing of hits such as Braveheart, X Men…

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Variety, “Roland Emmerich Hosts Scott Neeson Fundraiser”


Roland Emmerich Hosts Scott Neeson Fundraiser Original article: http://variety.com/2013/scene/vpage/scott-neeson-fundraiser-cambodian-childrens-fund-1200497547/ It’s not your typical industry charity gala that takes place at Jesse Lasky’s palatial estate, built in 1919 in the Hollywood Hills. Nor is it typical that your guest speakers are four teens from Cambodia, raised in garbage dumps who now plan to go to college…

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Roland Emmerich Raises Nearly $1 Million for Cambodian Children’s Fund

Roland Emmerich Raises Nearly $1 Million for Cambodian Children’s Fund Original article: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/roland-emmerich-raises-1-million-570022 German-born filmmaker Roland Emmerich — whose cinematic evocations of apocalyptic disaster have sold more than $3 billion worth of tickets around the world — opened the gardens of his Moorish-style Hollywood Hills house Saturday night to assist the victims of a real-world…

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The Cultureist, “Through the Looking Glass: A Journey of Altruism in Phnom Penh”


Original article published in the Cultureist: http://www.thecultureist.com/2013/03/25/cambodian-childrens-fund-scott-neeson/ BY TAMMY ALLMAN “Just hang on a minute,” a voice from behind a door shouts. “I’ll just get my trousers on. No one takes me seriously unless I’m wearing my trousers.” A rusty blond, athletic looking man wearing a loosely fitting shirt and a pair of battered combat…

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Pro Bono Australia, “Cambodian Children’s Fund Wins International Award”


Cambodian Children’s Fund Wins International Award Original article: http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2012/09/children%E2%80%99s-fund-wins-international-award# Aussie registered Not for Profit, Cambodian Children’s Fund, has been awarded a 2012 WISE Award for its education program. The CCF’s Generational Change through Education project – which provides education and care for children and families from the Steung Meanchey landfill district near Phnom Penh –…

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Nasdaq Global Newswire, “From Kwai Chung to Phnom Penh”


http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2011/12/22/464242/241367/en/From-Kwai-Chung-to-Phnom-Penh.html HONG KONG, Dec. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Earlier this month, City Telecom (HK) Limited (HKSE:1137) (Nasdaq:CTEL) sent 94 Talents to Cambodia for our annual overseas experiential trip. The group consisted of 42 management grade and 52 non-management Talents who were selected by lucky draw from 300 applicants. During the trip we engaged a…

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My Semester Off: Volunteering in Guatemala and Cambodia


Original article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/youthgive/volunteering-abroad_b_694700.html YouthGive contributing writer Nate Parish shares his story from travels in Guatemala and Cambodia After attending my first semester of college last fall at St. Louis University in Madrid, Spain, I realized that I was not fulfilling the reasons why I wanted to go to college. In fact, I recognized that I…

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Huffington Post, “From Tinseltown to the Trash Heap: One Man, Big Change”


Original article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/youthgive/from-tinseltown-to-the-tr_b_681742.html YouthGive contributing writer Matt Robertson shares his story from travels in Cambodia: Words from pleading voices ring out: “Scott, take my child…take my child to study, please…please take him!” These words still echo in my mind a month after returning to the States from my exploration through Cambodia. Women bring their children…

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Huffington Post, “Once Upon a Rubbish Heap”


Original article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tamsin-smith/once-upon-a-rubbish-heap_b_566156.html?ref=email_share This is not the story of a successful film executive who stumbled upon a scene more horrific than any from Hollywood’s most graphic blockbusters and decided to move there. Actually, that is the opening chapter — but only the first — in powerful ongoing tale of unexpected outcomes. In 2003, Scott Neeson…

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