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Charlize Theron, Sean Penn raise $6m for Haiti relief

Charlize Theron, Sean Penn raise $6m for Haiti relief

Together with actor Sean Penn, Charlize theron raised $6m this weekend, for Aid relief in Haiti. The South African Hollywood actress organized a celebrity studded gala in Beverly hills dubbed ‘Help Haiti home’ last week to get her Hollywood friends to raise money for Sean Penn's 'Haitian relief organization' that has been supporting Haiti since the 2010 earth quake. (continues below... )

The Gala included celebrity from all walks of life including former US president Bill Clinton, Chris martin and Reese Witherspoon. There were also generous contributions from other organizations and friends and at the end of the night the $6 was raised.

Cold play rock band soloist Chris martin and Red hot chilli peppers entertained the crowd.

Charlize Theron is known for her blockbuster movies, and charitable initiatives in Africa and beyond. The Oscar winning actress has largely been part of HIV/AIDS initiatives in her country South Africa and supported similar initiatives across Africa through her project ‘Charlize Theron Africa outreach’. She is also the United Nations ambassador of peace.


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