Gerard Butler's Ongoing Quest to Help Haiti (Blog)
Category: Charity Work | Posted by: DaisyMay
Article Date: January 29, 2010 | Publication: E Online | Author: Marc Malkin and Dahvi Shira
Publication/Article Link:E Online
Gerard Butler is more than just a pretty face.
After participating in the Hope for Haiti Now telethon, The Bounty actor joined Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Daniel Craig for a brunch at director Paul Haggis' house. Together, they helped raise $4.5 million for Artists for Peace and Justice, a new organization working to bring relief to the disaster-stricken Caribbean nation.
And then just last night, Butler hit another Artists for Peace and Justice fundraiser with cofounder Maria Bello in Santa Monica.
Keep reading to see what Gerry told us; plus, find out what another Hollywood hunkster is doing to assist in relief and recovery efforts...
"This is...to raise more money, keep it in the public consciousness," Butler told reporters. "It's a marathon, but the longest journey starts with the first step.