With the tag line Power of Women, Variety magazine’s latest issue honors five women who are using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes, and the wonderful women includes Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Kardashian West,Rachel Weisz, Glenn Close and Lena Dunham.
The magazine talks about how Kim Kardashian started helping sick kids at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles seven years ago, after a friend’s child got sick. The mother of one does not stop at donating the proceeds from her eBay auction store to the nonprofit, but she also carves out time to regularly visit patients and their parents, especially during the holidays.
“My father passed away from cancer,” says Kardashian West, who lost her dad, Robert, in 2003. “I remember what it was like when my dad was going through it. You see the kids that are so strong. They feel so helpless. You want to do anything to help them.”
The kids, who are excited to see the E! reality star, will ask that she post their selfies on Instagram, where Kardashian West has 30.1 million followers. “They love to see their pictures on social media,” she says.
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