Carroll believes in giving and sharing. She has spent much time working to
make women more aware of breast cancer, something she have had first hand
experience of her self. She served as ambassador and national spokeswoman
for Lifetime Television's breast cancer awareness campaign in 1998-99. She
also works for the City of Hope, you can visit their homepage by
She has been awarded with the Black Woman of Achievment Award from the NAACP's Defense and Education Fund in 1992, and in 1996 she was acknowledged by the Project Inform for her outstanding contributions to the battle against HIV and AIDS.
Diahann Carroll also does many benefit show performances for various good causes. And she will bring her acclaimed one woman show to PBS as part of their fund-raising program on the U.S public television stations, premiering in August 2010. The live concert will be filmed in Palm Springs, CA on Wednesday April 21st at the Annenberg Theater, to benefit the Annenberg Theater at The Palm Springs Art Museum