Yoko Ono donates P2.5M to ‘Ondoy’ victims

by Nikka Corsino, GMANEWS.TV, 6 Jan 2010 Yoko Ono, widow of the late Beatles member John Lennon, has donated ¥5 million or P2.5 million for the thousands of victims of Tropical Storm Ondoy (international code: Ketsana), which hit the Philippines September last year, killing hundreds. Yoko Ono sympathizes with victims of storm Ondoy (Ketsana) which devastated [...]

2016-12-16T09:08:03-05:00January 6th, 2010|Imagine All The People|

One Laptop Per Child: Lubuto Library Project

One Laptop Per Child: Lubuto Library Project Hello Yoko Ono, My name is Ann Buki, and I volunteer and work for the Lubuto Library Project (http://www.lubuto.org). I enjoyed the One Laptop Per Child video with John as spokesperson, and thought that you'd like to see how our project is using them in Zambia. Peace, Anne [...]

2009-11-19T21:27:30-05:00November 19th, 2009|Imagine All The People|

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE profits United Nations Peacebuilding Fund

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Julian Lennon partner with EMI Music and Sony/ATV Music publishing to donate net proceeds from Plastic Ono Band’s “Give Peace A Chance” 40th anniversary digital single to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund. Commemorative Digital Single Launches Today, Exclusively on iTunes, here. New York, NY – November 3, 2009 – To [...]

2009-11-03T18:51:42-05:00November 3rd, 2009|Feature, Music, Yoko listens|

Yoko Ono – 2009 Cooper Union Urban Visionary award for Visual Art

150th Anniversary Urban Visionaries Award Dinner and Silent Art Auction Monday, November 2, 2009 Honoring distinguished figures whose outstanding contributions to city life exemplify the values championed by The Cooper Union. DINNER CHAIRS Corice Canton Arman Clo and Charles S. Cohen Anita and Neal Slavin 2009 Urban Visionaries Honorees URBAN CITIZENSHIP Terry J. Lundgren is Chairman, [...]

2010-04-26T06:01:07-05:00October 30th, 2009|Awards, YOKO ONO|

Group Show: ArtWalk NY 15 Benefiting Coalition for the Homeless [NY, USA]

ARTWALK NY brings artists and art lovers together in an effort to help our homeless neighbors, while celebrating the most important artists of our time. Benefiting Coalition for the Homeless Honoring Pat Steir Co-chairs: Richard Gere, Carey Lowell, Alec Baldwin. Tuesday Nov 17, 2009 Cocktail Party, Live & Silent Art Auctions Skylight Studio, 275 Hudson [...]

2009-10-22T22:56:42-05:00October 22nd, 2009|Events & Exhibitions, Imagine All The People|

Vipp 70th anniversary auction: IMAGINE PEACE bin!

VIPP 70TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION Vipp is celebrating its 70th anniversary by hosting a charity auction in New York City in collaboration with design retailer Design Within Reach (DWR). The auction will benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. Thirty-five leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment have put their signature [...]

2009-10-20T12:57:07-05:00October 20th, 2009|Imagine All The People|

Yoko launches John Lennon Imagine Awards at Liverpool John Moores University

Yoko Ono is awarding £260,000 to Liverpool John Moores University to establish a new fund for disadvantaged students. Aimed at young people who have been in care or become estranged from their families, the John Lennon Imagine Awards will offer support to the students, both financial and practical, to ensure they benefit from their time [...]

2012-10-26T06:22:44-05:00September 22nd, 2009|Awards, Imagine All The People|

$4m+ of INSTANT KARMA to Darfur

Gift of Lennon's Songbook Supports Amnesty International’s Global Campaign on Darfur February 18, 2009 Yoko Ono's generous gift to Amnesty International -- the right to have leading international musical artists record new versions of John Lennon's solo compositions – provided a significant boost toward the organization's campaign to end the violence in Darfur, achieve security for [...]

Beatles Revolution Lounge to host charity ‘Twestival’ – UPDATE – Thankyou!

Social tweet-up to help raise funds for clean water in developing countries Forty years after John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a Bed-In for Peace, The Beatles Revolution Lounge at the Mirage, Las Vegas is preparing to host a tweet-in for charity. Micro-bloggers who use Twitter to log and share short dispatches with each other are being [...]

2009-02-14T18:39:34-05:00February 5th, 2009|Beatles News, Imagine All The People|

Red Nose Day T-Shirts by Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney gets Gwyneth Paltrow and Keira Knightley to model Comic Relief T-shirts by Hilary Alexander, Daily Telegraph, 02 Feb 2009 Stella McCartney has designed a range of limited edition T-shirts for Comic Relief that feature unique photographs taken by her late mother, Linda. One of the T-shirts features an image of her father, Sir Paul [...]

2009-02-03T08:55:16-05:00February 3rd, 2009|Beatles News, Imagine All The People|

The Price of Silence: Introduction by Laurence Fishburne

The Price of Silence Created in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) set forth the basic rights of every human being, yet 60 years later in places the world over, violence, poverty and oppression hold sway. To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR, and to remind the world that violations of Human [...]

2009-01-08T16:14:39-05:00January 8th, 2009|Yoko watches|

Bid for Yoko’s IMAGINE PEACE charity lunchbox

THE LUNCHBOX AUCTION: Fighting Hunger One Lunchbox at a Time Join celebrity chef Mario Batali and Michael Stipe for an auction of custom lunchboxes designed by celebrities from the entertainment, fashion, music, art, and culinary worlds — all to benefit hunger relief. Do your part by bidding on your very own lunchbox. To browse lunchboxes, click [...]

2008-12-15T11:39:15-05:00December 15th, 2008|Imagine All The People|

Imagine Plate: Imagine There’s No Hunger

The memory of John Lennon, who was assassinated on December 9, 1980 is stepping up to help as the economic crisis worsens and more Americans need assistance to survive the recession. Liverpool-born Michael Towner, President of Boca Raton, Florida based Foundation Consultants, has secured an agreement between Yoko Ono Lennon and Feeding America, to bring [...]

2008-12-09T15:55:14-05:00December 9th, 2008|Imagine All The People|

Group Show LIVE: Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2008 [Tokyo, Japan]

Message from Yoko Ono The Dream Power 2008 Concert sold out two months ago over capacity (the capacity is eight thousand). 13 thousand tickets were sold. So many kids are determined to support this cause! I like the fact that while the world is panicing over the financial crisis, these Japanese artists are doing a [...]

2008-12-06T10:43:23-05:00December 6th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions, IMAGINE PEACE: CURRENT NEWS|
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