Archive for the 'Charity' Category

Penn Promotes AIDS Walk ON KVVU

Posted by Michael on April 21st, 2017
FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

This is self explanatory; Penn Jillette is promoting the AFAN (Aid For AIDS Nevada) charity walk scheduled for this Sunday. Penn and Teller will be Grand Marshals for the 16th time. Get more information on the AFAN website.

Jon Dorenbos Update: Working With Ellen And More

Posted by Michael on March 27th, 2017

Jon Dorenbos recently headed to the streets of Philadelphia for the Ellen DeGeneres Show to give out $15,000 of prizes (according to Philly.com). When not working with Ellen, Jon is still performing charity magic shows. The Quad City Times has details on his show for the Quad Cities Gilda’s Club (a cancer support charity) this Friday night (in the Davenport, Iowa area).

Details On Murray’s Charity Show For Friends For Life

Posted by Michael on December 21st, 2016

We mentioned Murray’s charity show for the Friends For Life Human Society before… but here are the details from the man himself. It is tonight and if you are in the Vegas area (or just want to help out from wherever you are) check out the Friends For Life website.

Murray Brings More Christmas Spirit

Posted by Michael on December 20th, 2016

Murray SawChuck is back with a little magic and a whole bunch of sandwiches to help the Las Vegas homeless. Just a little more holiday cheer from Murray and friends. Let’s hope this video inspires even more charity across the country (and even the world) because no matter where you live, chances are you won’t have to look very hard to find people who could use your help!

Lance Burton Charity Show This Weekend

Posted by Michael on August 12th, 2016

This KVCW clip explains all the details as Lance Burton and his retirement beard prepare to help the Zelzah Shrine Charity Variety Shows this weekend. The show will raise money for the Shriners’ efforts to provide free medical care to children.

Obviously, this is happening in Vegas. Even if you can’t be there, chances are there is a Shriner hospital in your region!

Backstage At Magicians Vs The Fort McMurray Wildfires

Posted by Michael on June 7th, 2016

You may remember a couple of weeks back when we mentioned the Magicians vs Fort McMurray Wildfire Show. Friend of iTricks Ryan Joyce was part of that fundraising show and posted this awesome behind the scenes video on his YouTube page over the weekend. Look like the show was very successful and we’d like to congratulate all involved.

By the way, it looks like you can still make donations to the Canadian Red Cross through the show’s link.

David Ben Changes His Look For Charity

Posted by Michael on February 8th, 2016

If you know David Ben then you know his distinctive shaggy mop-top hairstyle. Well, not anymore! David recently shaved his head for #nohairselfie, raising over $200,000 for the cancer research charity. Earlier this month on World Cancer Day, people all over the world like David shaved their heads as a part of the effort to show solidarity with cancer victims and raise money. They are already counting down until next World Cancer Day 2017 over on the NoHairSelfie website, where you can learn much more. You can visit the Magicana Vimeo page to see the rest of David’s haircut, too.