Bündchen donated $150,000 to Brazil’s Zero Hunger program. She designed a limited necklace edition for Harper's Bazaar, crafted by jewelers Gumuchian Fils. These necklaces were sold to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Bündchen painted her face as part of the I am African campaign to protest against the lack of attention given to Africa’s HIV/AIDS victims. She was the face of American Express (RED) Card, which donated a percentage of monies earned from the financial transactions to Africa’s HIV/AIDS victims. She served as the spokesperson and campaign model for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. She donates a percentage of profits from her line of sandals – Ipanema Gisele Bündchen – to protect Amazon Rainforest water sources. She also supports Brazilian projects such as Nascentes do Brasil, ISA, Y Ikatu Xingu, and De Olho nos Mananciais. Bündchen dedicates part of her website to environmental issues. She launched a "green" blog in 2008 with the aim of "reflecting on socio-environmental issues that we can do something about".
In January 2012, Bündchen made her first official visit to Africa as UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
Gisele Bundchen support many welfare orginasations like
- David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
- United Nations Environment Programme
- Zero Hunger
- St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters
- Music Rising
Career: Fashion Model
- Nominated Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Performance - Female 2004
- Nominated Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Bad Guy 2006
- Greenest Celebrity at the 2011 by International Green awards at the National History Museum of London (November 2011)
She was Born in 1980 in Brazil, She is one of five sisters, arriving into the world just minutes ahead of her fraternal twin sister, on July 20, 1980. Bündchen was spotted by a modeling agent at a fast-food restaurant. After some initial resistance, the teenage beauty decided to try modeling. She started out working in Brazil, and debuted on the catwalk at New York City's fashion week in 1996.
By the late 1990s, Bündchen had become an in-demand model, gracing the covers of Vogue and other fashion magazines around the world. She worked for such leading designers as Dolce & Gabbana. Bündchen made headlines in 2000, when she landed an impressive $25 million contract with Victoria's Secret, the popular lingerie company. That same year, Bündchen was named "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" by Rolling Stone magazine.
By 2004, Bündchen had become the highest-paid model in the world, Bündchen decided to end her relationship with Victoria's Secret in 2007, but she continued to be a sought-after model. In fact, she once again topped the Forbes list, beating out such other established models as Heidi Klum. In 2012, Bündchen again made waves by appearing nude in Vogue Paris magazine, showing the world that she was still one of the sexiest models working today.