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Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie, Matt Damon and more of Hollywood's most charitable stars

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The Daily BeastWhich celebrities have given the most of themselves to promote their causes? Who is an outspoken advocate and who just shows up for the year-end gala? The Daily Beast crunched the numbers to find out which celebrities were really the most charitable with the most valuable resource of all: their fame.Keep reading to see how Jessica Alba, Angelina Jolie, Matt Damon and more stars scored. …Methodology25 percent: public perception of activism and compassion, from E-Poll Market Research, which measures the likability and awareness of celebrities and public figures based on in-depth survey results of 46 attribute ratings 25 percent: number of charities supported, as reported by celebrity charity tracker 25 percent: promotion in magazines, major U.S. newspapers, and television (each market is weighted equally)25 percent: promotion in online media, measured by Internet presence from Google page results and celebrity online impact scores from Traackr.RELATED:Who said it? Dad quotesNo. 1: Elton JohnThe "Rocket Man" is a tireless advocate for AIDS research, prevention and care. Since its founding in 1992, the Elton John AIDS Foundation has raised over $300 million for the cause. Number of Charities: 48 Public Perception Rank: 13 Traditional Media Rank: 2 Online Media Rank: 7
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