HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE ORIGINAL ALL-AMERICAN COVER GIRL AND PHILANTHROPIST, CHRISTIE BRINKLEY

February 2, 2016 is an important date —it’s a day to celebrate the inspirational life of our favorite model, actress, activist, author, and health and wellness expert: Christie Brinkley! Let’s take a look at some of the many remarkable things she has accomplished over the past year.

 

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Beyond the Beauty: Brinkley’s Work as a Philanthropist and Activist

Brinkley’s accomplishments as a model and actress throughout the years are well known, but did you know she’s also active in a number of charitable organizations?

Brinkley has helped to change lives by raising awareness for a number of important causes. She is a devoted activist for children through UNICEF, and serves as director of the Radiation and Public Health Project, bringing awareness to the health hazards of nuclear power, and educating citizens and officials on results. Brinkley has also set up The Christie Brinkley Scholarship fund at the Ross School in East Hampton.

Throughout the past year, Brinkley has worked with Smile Train, the largest nonprofit organization to offer support and surgery for those with cleft lip and palates. In October 2015, she helped to host World Smile Day, Smile Train’s annual event in Times Square, where participants were invited to snap photos of their new smiles in photo booths, raising money from a host of notable donators.

For #GivingTuesday in November 2015, Brinkley helped Smile Train launch “Give a Smile, Get a Smile” — the foremost campaign to raise money and awareness so that children with cleft palates across the globe can receive medical care.

In 2015 alone, Brinkley generously gave her support to many other charities as well, including the American Heart Association, Red Cross, Greenpeace, March of Dimes and Stop Global Warming, just to name a few.

 

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Timeless Beauty: the Health, Fitness, Diet, and Beauty Handbook Every Woman Needs

In 2015, Brinkley also released her latest book, “Timeless Beauty,” the quintessential handbook for all women, loaded with age-defying tips, health and beauty secrets, and her personal insights on how to feel good and look great.

Beyond her words of wisdom, Brinkley includes a discussion of how hard women can be on themselves when it comes to appearance, weight and aging. “Timeless Beauty” has garnered tremendous accolades among critics and outstanding reviews from readers the world over. It’s no surprise “Timeless Beauty” was named a bestselling book by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Amazon.com and others.

 

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Christie Brinkley’s Viral Photos Have Viewers Going Gaga

When Brinkley celebrated her 60th birthday, photos of the sexy supermodel made media news headlines both online and in print, including articles in CNN, Huffington Post and People Magazine, proving age is just a number and beauty truly comes from within.

With this birthday, Brinkley to is sure to begin another year of selfless giving, graciously sharing her time and energy with the causes she feels most passionate about, and once again showing the world how she is truly a Timeless Beauty.