More than a decade after Paul Newman passed, his legacy continues, and his philanthropic work has had a profound impact on society.
1. Paul Newman was an actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, philanthropist, cook, and activist. Despite being famous, he didn’t want any self-recognition. He just wanted to give back and help make the world a better place.
2. Paul Newman said that luck plays a part in our lives, and he was lucky to have the right looks for Hollywood films. He used his celebrity status to do good saying that giving back was just “the right thing to do.”
3. With his friend A.E. Hotchner, Paul Newman mixed up salad dressing to give to neighbors as holiday gifts. They started Newman’s Own in 1982, announcing that 100% of profits would go to charity.