Clooney, Pitt, Damon donate $500,000 to Darfur through their charity

March 14th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Celebrity donations are not a new thing in Hollywood, and now it was the turn of a charity co-founded by George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Don Cheadle to put their money for a noble cause.
The charity, known as Not On Our Watch, dished out a whopping 500,000 dollars to the United Nations World Food Program to combat the food problem in Darfur, Sudan.
U.N.’s food aid agency will be utilising this amount to prevent hunger in the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.
“Without immediate additional funding, humanitarian aid in the region will be crippled, Contactmusic quoted Clooney, as saying in a statement.
Not On Our Watch has already raised more than 9.3 million dollars for Darfur, and donated 1 million dollars to the World Food Program last year (07).
Clooney has recently filmed a documentary about the crisis in Sudan last year and has certainly become a strong supporter for action against the genocide. (ANI)

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