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Halle Berry Gets Charitable With Alicia Keys

10/20/2009 at 11:54 AM ET

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When co-founder and Global Ambassador Alicia Keys wanted to raise money for her charity Keep-A-Child Alive, a charity that is dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment, care and support services to families whose lives have been affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India, she called upon her famous friends, of course. Stars like Halle Berry, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Queen Latifah, Iman and Padma Lakshmi joined the singer for a night of glitz and glam in New York City where Halle proved to be the night’s heaviest bidder, taking home a one-of-kind, 18k gold, blue kyanite and ruby necklace for $40,000 — all of which benefited Keep-A-Child-Alive. The necklace, which was co-designed by Alicia for jewelry line The Barber’s Daughters, is inscribed with an inspirational quote from the singer that says “Always shine/ light on the/world./Alicia Keys”. And while Alicia proudly wore the necklace during the event, Halle took it home. You can find similar (and less expensive) versions of the necklace at

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enigma on

That’s cool! :)

They should do that for people in this country too – that would be cooler, me thinks! :)

Akeysfanatic on

I think Alicia Keys is ready to takeover! She is sooo talented , she writes sings and plays her own songs…and she’s a great performer. She always gives her all when performing all her hits like “Fallin” and “No One.” She’s performing in NYC o for free and u can win tickets@ this is a private show and I can’t believe I found it! I love Alicia!!!!


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