• Anthony Hopkins

    He extended his hand and said, “Hi I’m Tony,” with a soft, very familiar British accent that was surprisingly warm and friendly.

    Anthony Hopkins
  • Priscilla Presley

    “Marsala, I enjoyed our conversation so much, it was as if I was talking to one of my friends. For me to expose myself to someone I have never met says a lot about you.”

    Priscilla Presley
  • Rob Thomas

    “No matter what you do there has to be an evolution so that you become a newer, better version of who you are.” – Rob Thomas

    Rob Thomas
  • Suze Orman

    “Marsala, your article is the best one ever written about me!”

    Suze Orman
  • Nate Berkus

    “Marsala, Thank you sincerely for what is, without a doubt, one of my all time favorite features. With Love and Affection, Nate”

    Nate Berkus
  • Lionel Richie

    “Wow, wow, wow, Marsala, these are great questions!” – Lionel Richie

    Lionel Richie
  • Dave Koz

    “Marsala, my sincere gratitude. You are a wonderful interviewer. I now see why everyone has talked with you.” – Dave

    Dave Koz
  • Cindy & Carlos Santana

    “Dearest Marsala, I feel so grateful and deeply moved by the consciousness in which you wrote this article about us. Thank you from the center of my heart.” – Carlos Santana

    Cindy & Carlos Santana
  • Faith Hill & Tim McGraw

    “Tim and I talked about you after the interviews. It was great! We never talk to anyone in the press as long as we talked with you.”

    Faith Hill & Tim McGraw
  • Barry Manilow

    “Marsala, your interview is the best I’ve ever read about me in my entire career. It’s my dream interview! You are really something. Thanks so much for this. I’d frame it, but I haven’t got enough wall space. Love, Barry”

    Barry Manilow
  • Vince Gill

    “Thanks Marsala. Amy and I loved the story you did about us. Looking forward to meeting you the next time I come to Las Vegas.”

    Vince Gill


Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation is about transforming public education through state and national policy.

Celebrity Supporters: Andre Agassi, Tony Bennett, David Foster, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas

Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of America provides a safe place for children to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enchancing programs and character development experiences.

Celebrity Supporters: Jay-Z

Child Safety Network has a mission is to reduce the likelihood of children becoming victims of abuse, abduction, exploitation and injury by developing and implementing educational safety programs on a global basis.

Celebrity Supporters: Wynonna Judd

Childhelp USA helps to meet the physical, emotional, education, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children by offering residential treatment services, children’s advocacy centers, therapeutic foster care, group homes, child abuse prevention, education and training.

Celebrity Supporters: Jane Seymour

Children Uniting Nations offers role-model support, guidance and a sense of community for children who have been displaced from their homes. Children Uniting Nations promotes the importance of education and matches participants with high trained mentors.

Celebrity Supporters: Jane Seymour

Health Child Health World expands the awareness and understanding of how harmful chemicals in everyday products can affect children’s health in terms of ADD/ADHD, allergies, asthma, autism, birth defects, cancer, learning and developmental disabilities and other lesser disruptive ailments.

Celebrity Supporters: Olivia Newton-John

Clothes Off Our Back raises money that benefits children’s charities by auctioning clothes donated by celebrities. Founded by actors and philanthropists Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing) the foundation helps improve the lives of children across the globe.

Celebrity Supporters: Paula Abdul, Kristin Chenoweth, Jane Seymour.

End Hunger Network was founded in 1984 by Jeff Bridges and other leaders in the entertainment industry leaders to support innovative and impactful initiatives aimed at encouraging, stimulating and supporting action to end childhood hunger.

Celebrity Supporters – Ed Begley Jr.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International is a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, and is the largest charitable funder of advocate for Type 1 diabetes research.

Celebrity Supporters: Bret Michaels

Love Our Children USA teaches effective parenting solutions by creating public education programs that empower positive change in parenting and family attitudes, bullying, and cyber bullying prevention, internet safety, and school violence prevention.

Celebrity Supporters: Barry Manilow, Bette Midler, Meredith Vieira

Make A Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experiences with hope, strength, and joy.

Celebrity Supporters: Bret Michaels, Carlos Santana, David Spade.

Milagro Foundation which was founded by Carlos Santana makes grants to organizations that work with disadvantaged children at risk due to poor health, illiteracy, or insufficient educational and cultural opportunities.

Celebrity Supporters: Laila Ali, Carlos Santana

Operation Smile mobilizes a force of medical professions who provide safe, effective reconstructive surgery for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and palates.

Celebrity Supporters: Ken Paves

Padres Contra El Cancer is the only Latino organization of its kind in the U.S. committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families.

Celebrity Supporters: Ken Paves

Save The Children creates lasting change in the lives of children in need in the U.S. and around the world by working with other organizations, nonprofits and governments to provide long-term recovery programs that address poverty, literary and disease as well as immediate relief when disasters strike.

Celebrity Supporters: Meredith Vieira

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital advances the treatment and prevention of catastrophic diseases in children. Consistent with the vision of its founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.

Celebrity Supporters: Bret Michaels

Starlight Children’s Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries by providing entertainment, education and family activities that help them cope with the pain, fear and isolation of prolonged illness.

Celebrity Supporters: Anthony Hopkins

Worldwide Orphans Foundation identifies the unique needs of orphaned children in institutional and group settings around the world and addresses those needs through medical, developmental, psychosocial and educational programs that are respectful of cultural norms in each setting.

Celebrity Supporters: Kristin Chenoweth, Bette Midler

Population Services International is a global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV, reproductive health and non-communicable disease. PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services, and education and communication that address behavior changes that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. One of PSI’s programs is YouthAids.

Celebrity Supporters: Wynonna Judd

Did You Know?

Many of my interviews, including Up Close and Personal and feature articles, can be found on the Interviews page.

Giving Back

There are many ways to make a difference in the world – whether through random acts of kindness, volunteering your time, or donating resources. Celebrity Scribe offers a list of charitable organizations and foundations you may be interested in supporting, or perhaps you know someone who can benefit from their services. Please visit the Giving Back section and take a look.