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The Stars Foundation

Ambassadors of Goodwill

We are blessed at The Stars Foundation™ that the shining “stars” of love, compassion, and humanity have given their time, talents, resources and endorsements to provide a high profiled awareness of our causes throughout the years.  From the origin of our “Celebrate the Child Campaigns” in 1996 through the founding of The Stars Foundation™, millions of children around the world have been positively impacted. 

 We give thanks to our Ambassadors of Goodwill who have stepped out of their busy schedules to lend a helping hand to The Stars Foundation™ and our affiliate organizations which carry out the humanitarian work we advocate and support.  We serve to alleviate the suffering from those oppressed by abuse, disasters, wars and poverty.

Nicole C. Mullen

Nicole’s song writing has been one of her most treasured gifts and infusing scripture into the songs she writes, she’s used as a vehicle to encourage, inspire and to teach. From her early days as a vocalist/dancer /choreographer to writing and recording such classic hits as “Redeemer” to mentoring Yonge woman though her Baby Girls Club. Mullen’s creativity and passion has fueled a life of ministry that has had global impact. Mullen has channeled her considerable energy into not just sharing the gospel, but living it.

Nicole C. Mullen

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Brad Maule

Maule first joined the cast of General Hospital in 1984, cast as Dr. Tony Jones, the brother of Frisco Jones (played by Jack Wagner).

Maule's character was initially to die after a year on the show and Maule was to be written off the show, however, due to a campaign of fan letters, the producers decided to keep Maule on the show.

Maule remained on the show on contract from 1984–2000, earning two Daytime Emmy nominations in the process in 1995 and 1997.

In addition to his many years on "General Hospital," his television credits include guest-starring roles in Three's Company, The White Shadow, Too Close for Comfort and Charlie's Angels. He also guested on "Malibu," an ABC miniseries. He is also a talk show co-host, having shared the duties on "A.M. Los Angeles," "Home," and Live! With Regis & Kathie Lee, among others. He was in 12 episodes of 7th Heaven from 2003-2005. In the foundation’s early years, Maule came to Nashville, TN to receive the proclamation for The Stars Foundation™ work with children’s rights made by Governor Sundquist’s office at the State Capitol. In 2015, Bradaga in served as an Ambassador of Goodwill for our national PSA television campaign that ran on National Religious Broadcast Network for several weeks in October and November for World Orphans Day.  Maule serves in a capacity as a professor in theater at the Stephen F Austin State University in Texas, and is the father of two children, Lily and Hunter.

Ken Abraham

Ken Abraham

Ken Abraham is a New York Times best-selling author.  Fourteen books on which Ken has collaborated have appeared on the New York Times bestsellers lists, with three of Ken’s works reaching the number one position.  At present, Ken has more than ten million books in print.

Ken Abraham has offered his talents to appear in the Hearts on Fire™ television series slated to be broadcast in 4th quarter of 2016 for The Stars Foundation™. He will appear as the On Air Host interviewing our celebrity guests for the National Religious Broadcast Network

Ken is known around the world for his collaborations with popular celebrities and fascinating, high-profile public figures such as former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, Senator Bob Dole, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, mega-church minister, Joel Osteen; actor Chuck Norris; 9/11 widow, Lisa Beamer; NFL football coach and NASCAR team owner, Joe Gibbs; psychologist, Neil Clark Warren, founder of eHarmony.com; former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Bill Frist; champion boxer and entrepreneur, George Foreman; PGA Golfers the late Payne Stewart and Paul Azinger; and ASCAP’s Gospel songwriter of the century, Bill Gaither.

More recently, Ken assisted Michael Cartwright, drug and alcohol treatment center developer, and Chairman of the Board of American Addiction Centers, in writing his liberating book, BELIEVABLE HOPE (HCI, 2012).  Also released in 2013 was Ken’s collaboration with Jim Bakker, TIME HAS COME (Worthy Publishing), a compelling book describing how to prepare now for epic end-times events.

Jeff Bates

Jeff Bates is an American country music artist. Signed to RCA Records in late 2002, Bates released his debut album Rainbow Man in May 2003. Bates' two RCA albums accounted for seven chart singles on the Billboard country charts, of which three reached top 40: "The Love Song” and "I Wanna Make You Cry" at No.23, along with "Long, Slow Kisses" at No.17.

A second album, Leave the Light On, was released in 2005 on RCA. He left RCA in 2006. This album was followed by Jeff Bates in 2008 on the independent Black River Entertainment.

Jeff hails from Mississippi, and is well liked for his keen humor and outgoing personality. Several years prior to signing with RCA in 2002, he had an addiction to crystal meth. He was stealing for his habit and ended up in Jail, where he served two years.  As a born again Christian, Jeff started his own ministry, and his music has reflected his walk with Jesus. In  2011,  he  won  the  ICM  Faith,  Family,  and  Country  Awards  for  Mainstream Country  Artist.  He has  been  sober  for  14  years  and tours  tell his  testimony  through song and story.

Jeff Bates

Before signing to a record contract, Bates co-wrote Tracy Lawrence's 2002 single "What a Memory". Bates signed to RCA Records Nashville in 2003, releasing his debut single, "The Love Song" in December 2002. Peaking at No.8 on the Bill board country charts, it was the first of three singles from his debut album Rainbow Man,which also produced a No.47 in its title track and a No.23 in "I Wanna Make You Cry". Bates co-produced the album with David Malloy, Kenny Beard, and Scott Hendricks.

Jeff  has  performed  concerts  for The  Stars  Foundation™ for the America  Rising™ television series and will be an asset for the Hearts on Fire™ filming process. Jeff Bates is definitely a Man of God whose priorities in life are family and making a difference through song and story tied  to  a  powerful testimonial. We  are blessed  at The Stars Foundation™ for Jeff’s continued support and the “Message of Hope” he conveys upon all those he meets.

Jeff Bates

Jeff Bates with Guitar

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Beau Davidson

Beau Davidson

Beau Davidson is an Emmy Award nominated American recording artist,  actor,  songwriter,  and  host.    He  has  appeared  on Country Music Television (CMT), Great American Country(GAC), MTV, and Vh1, as well as television shows and print magazines.

Davidson attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, graduating in 2003, magna cum laude, earning  a  Bachelor  of Music  and  minors  in  musical  theatre  and  political science.  Rather than move to New York to pursue a career on Broadway, Davidson moved to Los Angeles. Beau, guest-starred  on  the NBC daytime drama Days  of  Our  Lives and The  WB  Television  Network's Gilmore Girls.

In December 2012, his independent music video, "Blessed" was nominated for the 29th Annual Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards. Davidson was selected as one of the US Jaycees “Ten Outstanding Young Americans” for 2013.

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In between projects, Davidson wrote music that he later released as a digital EP titled The Good Hurt. His  debut  single,  "More  Than  I  Can  Give",  was  the  song  that  catapulted  his  career. Independent of any record label or production company, the corresponding music video landed on  the  websites  of CMT, Great  American  Country, MTV,  and VH1,  indicative  of  the  fact  that Davidson's music appealed to a diverse audience from contemporary country to pop/rock. The song  was  featured  on  the  in-flight  audio  programs  of Northwest  Airlines, Delta  Air  Lines,  and Cathay Pacific.He has appeared and sang on The Bold and Beautiful Soap opera, as well as has been named on Cosmopolitan’s 51 Hottest Bachelors list.

Political Advocacy

In 2012, Davidson  was  appointed  by  Presidential  candidate  and  Governor Mitt  Romney to  the advisory  board  of  a  coalition  called  "Young  Americans  for  Romney,"  chaired  by  Romney's  son Craig, and lists eight young Congressmen on its team, and Jeb Bush Jr.

Beau at Mitt Romney Convention Celebrating Beau Convention

As a surrogate, Davidson performed at a number of campaign events for Governor Romney, raising awareness and particularly engaging first time voters in the 2012 presidential election. He performed the song "Blessed" on the third day of the 2012 Republican National Convention, and at the presidential debates in New York City and Palm Beach, Florida.

Beau Singing

Beau Davidson - The American Gentleman

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In 2013, Davidson sang at the Presidential Dinner at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.In April 2014,Davidson sang and spoke at the Republican Party Western Leadership Conference in Salt Lake City, with other keynote speakers Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Mia Love, and Reince Priebus.

In January 2015, he sang for the inauguration of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, which also featured Buddy Guy and Toby Keith. He has performed twice for the Tennessee Republican Party's "Tennessee Statesmen's Dinner" in Nashville at Music City Center, with keynote speakers Governor Chris Christie and Jeb Bush.

We are honored and blessed to have Beau as an Ambassador of Goodwill for The Stars Foundation™.  Beau is a proud patriotic supporter of the Red, White & Blue will be a featured on-air host of the America Rising™ television series airing nationally on the National Religious Broadcast Network the fall of 2016.  A man of God, a patriotic American, a gentleman who cares about the wellbeing of others... An Ambassador of Goodwill for The Stars Foundation™.

Beau Singing

Beau at Trump Dinner with Logo Behind

Beau and Trump

Kathy Polston-Dalton

Kathy Polston-Dalton - Ms. North American Globe 2014

Kathy  is  an  Ambassador  of  Goodwill  for The  Stars  Foundation™ and World  Orphans  Day™, annually  recognized  the  second  Monday  in November.  She  will  be  promoting  the  day  via  special  guest  appearances  in  the America  Rising™ and the Hearts  on  Fire™ television  series  being  produced  for the   NRB Network,   airing   the   fall   of   2016,reaching   45,000,000 households. Kathy  has  a  beautiful  heart  of  gold  and  is a mother to adopted  children, and  has  proven  to  be an  inspiration  to  all  women  in making a difference in the world while making their Dreams a Reality.

A graduate of Samford University School of Pharmacy, Kathy has extensive experience in clinical settings, as well as being founder and former CEO of a regional home infusion pharmacy. After the sale of her pharmaceutical company, Kathy became a new car dealer for both Chevrolet and Buick, eventually selling those companies as well. As a successful business woman, Kathy focuses on product endorsement, special events, modeling and representing companies and brands nationwide in a variety of roles.

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Kathy Polston-Dalton Miss American Globe 2014
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Kathy also offers event hosting, brand representation, modeling and special appearances for businesses and organizations. Kathy brings a diverse background in business, healthcare and commercial real estate to the world of fundraising, glamour, high profile events and fashion. Kathy  is  an  Ambassador  of  Goodwill  for The  Stars  Foundation™ and World  Orphans  Day™, annually  recognized  the  second  Monday  in November. She  will  be  promoting  the  day  via  special  guest  appearances  in  the America  Rising™ and the Hearts  on  Fire™ television  series  being  produced  for the   NRBTV Network,   airing   the   fall   of   2016, reaching   45,000,000 households.   

Kathy  has  a  beautiful  heart  of  gold  and  is mother  to adopted  children, and  has  proven  to  be an  inspiration  to  all  women  in making a difference in the world while making their Dreams a Reality.  In addition to corporate clients Mrs. Polston-Dalton has worked closely with the American Heart Association, The Humane Society of United States, and the National Council for Adoption, lobbying both at the state and federal levels of government. Kathy also sits on the Executive Board of Directors for Mental Health America of Kentucky.

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Buddy JewellNashville Country Artist

Buddy Jewell

Buddy Jewell burst onto the country music scene in 2003 when he won the coveted title of USA Network’s first ever Nashville Star. A true crowd favorite from the premiere episode to the finale, TV audiences and critics alike fell in love with Buddy Jewell’s gentility, enthusiasm and true musical passion.

Buddy was the true viewer favorite from the premiere episode, capturing 65% of the nationwide vote and beating out 11 other contestants, most notably, Miranda Lambert, by over 2 MILLION votes on the final episode.

His self-titled Columbia Records release debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Album charts. It was certified Gold and garnered two back-to-back top five hits with "Sweet Southern Comfort" and "Help Pour Out the Rain (Lacey's Song)" Both tunes are certified 1 million radio air plays.

Buddy has been recognized by the Grammy's, ACM’s, CMA’s and CMT with multiple award nominations. In 2011, he won the International Country Gospel Music Association's “Entertainer of the Year” and “Crossover Artist of the Year” awards.

Buddy Jewell
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Buddy is a proud American patriot and chooses to serve our nation. In December 2010, Buddy traveled with the Sergeant Major of the Army on an extensive USO tour to remote forward operating bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, visiting with and performing for our armed forces on the front lines.

Buddy Jewell gives back to his community and beyond on many levels, serving as past spokesperson for The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation and The Stars Foundation™ as an Ambassador of Goodwill for their flagship day, World Orphans Day™. His songs will be highlighted throughout a 13 episode television series produced by The Stars Foundation™ for the NRBTV Network, called America Rising™.

With a strong passion for God, Country and the Red, White and Blue, Buddy continues to put his best foot forward serving as Ambassador of Goodwill in our national PSA campaign featured on the National Religious Broadcast Network for World Orphans Day™.  Buddy’s will be an on-air host whose music will be featured throughout the America Rising 13 episode television series airing the fall of 2016.

Buddy Jewell
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Brigitte Rouhana

Miss Liberia 2012

Brigitte Rouhana - Africa Ambassador of Goodwill

World Orphans Day West Africa appoints Miss Liberia 2012 as Ambassador of Goodwill
Chairman Amos Sawboh, World Orphans Day West Africa, recently confirmed the addition of Miss Liberia 2012 to the World Orphans Day West Africa event being held in Monrovia, Liberia on November 14. The Second Monday in November is World Orphans Day each year and the lovely Brigitte Rouhana is very active in the empowerment of young girls within impoverished communities of Liberia and West Africa. She is a great asset to the World Orphans Day global ambassadorship team of The Stars Foundation.

Orphans Concern Liberia

USA Youth Ambassadors Of Goodwill

Garrett Manes

Second Monday in November each year, World Orphans Day

Garrett Manes is the youngest Ambassador of Goodwill to champion a cause for The Stars Foundation. The Virginia born rising star in auto racing, currently holding over 300 wins in various forms of racing, is only 16 years old. What is quite remarkable about this charismatic young man is that he conquers more challenges than most of his competition on the racetrack. Garrett diagnosed at age 3 on the spectrum of autism, uses InLight Medical, LED light therapy to empower his body and mind to focus on his driving.

The Stars Foundation’s Lights 4 Life campaign is launching with Garrett Manes, the InLight Medical LED Lights program to bring the health wellness systems to third world countries for the improvement of overall health and wound healing to the sick. The cause partnership with The Stars Foundation and Garrett Manes, will be a long-term relationship as he moves forward in his racing career, while sponsorship partners will support the campaign and his car.