Jennifer Aniston joins phone bank in fight against cancer

July 29th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, July 29 (ANI): American actress Jennifer Aniston is all set to help the fight against cancer by taking calls.

Aniston has just signed on to help work the phone bank during an upcoming benefit for Stand Up to Cancer, E! Online reported.

Stand Up to Cancer is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and it is aimed at raising money to speed up cancer research and bring new therapies to patients more quickly.

Besides the actress, the starts who will be working alongside her are Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Josh Brolin, David Cook, Casey Affleck and America Ferrera.

News anchor powerhouses Katie Couric, Charles Gibson and Brian Williams will join forces and co-host the broadcast from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

The mega fundraiser will be simultaneously broadcast live and commercial-free on ABC, CBS and NBC on September 5. (ANI)

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