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Brad Pitt and the leaders of his non-profit organisation, Make It Right, are considering legal action over claims rotting wood was supplied to rebuild homes in New Orleans, Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Inglourious Basterds star founded the group to aid in the environmentally friendly rebuilding of the city’s Lower 9th Ward […]

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Brad Pitt’s organization Make It Right is debuting the transformation of a rundown vacant metro school into new affordable housing in the urban core. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held this weekend for the former Bancroft Elementary School, but they gave an early behind-the-scenes look at the redevelopment. Kansas City, MO, Mayor Sly James and […]

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Nonprofits like Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation are benefiting from the power of millions of engaged Web surfers. When Samuel L. Jackson was looking to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association, he turned to to create a sticky message. In a bid to lift the “Please give” plea above the din, the website […]

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Angelina Jolie travelled to the Jordan – Syria border to meet Syrian refugees who had just crossed the border for safety. Nearly half a million Syrians have been registered in neighbouring countries since the intensified fighting began. Hundreds of thousands more are expected to come forward for help in the next few months as their […]

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A charity organiser said she managed to get Brad Pitt to donate £700 to a baby unit while he was filming in Dorset. Tricia Wilson-Hughes, who works at a gift shop in Lulworth, had managed to raise £40 from the crew of the zombie film World War Z, during a whip round. But then she […]

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Brad Pitt, and a host of the world’s best loved and well-known house-hold names from Music, Film, TV and sport have pledged their support to male cancer awareness this International Men’s Day, by donating their signed and exclusive items all to be auctioned as part of the Cahonas Scotland ‘Loosen Up’ eBay campaign. With men […]

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HRC members and supporters are once again mobilizing for equality in the final days of the 2012 election. Thousands of you joined Brad Pitt in opening up your wallets and supporting equality for loving, committed same-sex couples. In the past 48 hours, we raised $200,000 thanks to the generosity of our members, supporters, and Brad […]

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Following Jolie’s $50,000 donation via her charity to the Women of the World Foundation, Pitt is writing from his own checkbook to support the efforts of the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT organization fighting for same-sex marriage. The 48-year-old actor has gifted the HRC with $100,000, agreeing to match donations from contributors up to that […]

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