Yes, most celebrities can be shallow, selfish and materialistic! However, there are those who strive endlessly to break these stereotypes and who even go so far as to give back to their communities…

Of course, the following celebs have their day jobs and business ventures, but when all is said and done, they put in the extra time to make a difference in the lives of thousands of underprivileged South Africans.

Gallery: Take a look at the following celebs who use their fame for a charitable cause…

Above and below: Jo-Ann Strauss

The media personality has a couple of charitable campaigns under her belt, one of which includes a collaboration with Stop Hunger Now SA, where she regularly assists in packing food parcels (below) as well as designing a range of babygrows (above) of which the proceeds go to feed hungry families in the country.

Hard at work packing food packets with @stophungernowsa this morning. Please join on 17 July to help pack 1 000 000 000 meals! #yesweCAN #modernmommy #modernmommyblog #weALLcanhelp

A photo posted by Jo-Ann Strauss (@jo_annstrauss) on

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