Singer Jennifer Hudson attends Self Magazine's 2011 Women Doing Good Awards at The IAC Building on Sept. 13, 2011 in New York City

*Jennifer Hudson and “Mad Men” star Christina Hendricks were honored Tuesday for their charity work at the 4th Annual Women Doing Good Awards, which celebrates women who are changing the world for the better.

The stars were the guests of honor at the glitzy New York ceremony hosted by Self magazine.

Singer/actress Hudson was recognized for the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, a charity that hands out toys to needy children. She founded the organization in memory of her seven-year-old nephew Julian after he was murdered in 2008.

Hendricks was praised for her fundraising for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which helps sick children see their dreams come true.