HFPA Donates $250K to Japan Rescue Efforts
The Golden Globes owner says the funds given to the International Rescue Committee will aid in the efforts of immediate response organizations.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. on Thursday announced a donation of a quarter of a million dollars to the International Rescue Committee to help aid the relief effort in Japan.
"What has happened to Japan is unimaginable," said HFPA president Phillip Berk in making the announcement. "We hope that our contribution will help all those affected, and our hearts go out to them during this difficult time."
The money will assist the IRC's "efforts to bolster the capacity of immediate response organizations."
The HFPA joins several Hollywood groups, including studios and talent agencies, as well as celebrities like Lady Gaga and Katy Perry in donating to relief efforts in Japan.
- 'Lindsay' Recap: Lohan Attempts Career Comeback With Self-Proclaimed 'New Chapter'
- 'How I Met Your Mother': Cristin Milioti Debunks Morbid Finale Theory (Video)'
- The Hollywood Reporter's 25 Most Powerful Stylists, Revealed
- A Train, a Trestle and 60 Seconds to Escape: How 'Midnight Rider' Victim Sarah Jones Lost Her Life
- 'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley: The Next Jennifer Lawrence?
- MOST SHARED
- MOST POPULAR
- Aaron Paul 'Can't Wait' to Have Kids with Lauren Parsekian, Hopes They're Mini Versions of His Wife!
- Milo Ventimiglia & His 'Visitors' Cast Are Excited to Start Filming!
- Andrew Garfield & Emma Stone Show Us How to Really Kiss with Passion On and Off-Screen!
- Hilary Duff Just Can't Get Enough of La Conversation!