Bill Clinton gives Sean Penn $500,000 in support of Haiti Relief Organization
HollywoodNews.com: Former US president Bill Clinton has given $500,000 to actor Sean Penn for Haiti.
Clinton has shown his support of Penn’s ongoing work in Haiti by donating half-a-million dollars to his charity. The Clinton Foundation gave $500,000 to Penn’s charity, J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
The donated money will be used to provide bridge funding for a camp in Petionville, which is run by the organisation.
Penn, 50, told People.com: “The support of President Clinton and the Clinton Foundation is an extraordinary boost in our organization’s ability to continue its work in Haiti.”
“From the beginning the Clinton Foundation staff and leadership have generously shared expertise and essential logistical support.”
Sean works to help Haiti after it was hit by a devastating earthquake in January 2010.
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