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Video: A-List Celebrities' Pledges of Service to President-Elect Barack Obama

January 20, 2009 (2:02 am) GMT
Many Hollywood celebs, ranging from singer to actress to hip-hop artists, are making their pledges to the U.S. president-elect Barack Obama.

A number of notable Hollywood celebrities speak out their pledges to the U.S. president-elect Barack Obama in a video, which is made by MySpace in partnership with 's Katalyst Media. "We are honored to be working with MySpace to rally the entertainment industry to answer President-elect Barack Obama's call to service," Ashton explains in a statement. "The Presidential Pledge is a platform for people across the nation and throughout the world to make a first-person commitment of service to our new president, articulating a specific intent or action to become an agent of positive change."

, , , , , and are among the stars featured in the video. Each of them has different pledges from one another, as for Courteney and David, the pair pledges to help supporting the hungers by feeding them and helping the local food bank. Dakota, meanwhile, pledges to never stop "learning and growing each day and every day."

"To be a great mother," new mother says of her pledge. "I pledge to volunteer more of my time to help children battling serious illnesses," movie beauty commits. "To plant 500 trees this year to help our planet," adds. Ashton himself and his actress wife also make their own pledges.



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