Friend to Haiti Jennifer Aniston
- Bang Showbiz
- 26 January 2010
Jennifer Aniston has become the latest celebrity to donate money to the Haiti relief appeal after generously giving $500,000
Jennifer Aniston has donated $500,000 to the Haiti relief appeal.
The 'Marley and Me' star gave the generous amount to charities Doctors Without Borders, Partners in Health and Americares to help aid victims of the two devastating earthquakes which have hit the Caribbean nation in the past two weeks.
Jennifer also took part in Friday night's (22.01.10) Hope for Haiti Now telethon, which has so far raised $58 million for the Caribbean nation, where at least 150,000 people have died.
Jennifer, 40, is the latest in along line of celebrities to donate money to the cause.
Leonardo DiCaprio gave $1 million, through the Leonardo DiCaprio Fund, which will help with immediate relief efforts as well as with longer-term redevelopment and infrastructure projects, including a focus towards sustainable development.
George Clooney - who helped organised the telethon - also donated $1 million to the relief effort.
Other stars to have given help to the disaster-stricken state include Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Wyclef Jean and John Travolta.