Hollywood superstars Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have raised $1.75 million for COVID-19 reduction work by poker.
Affleck and Damon led the listing of huge names who bought collectively for a web-based celeb poker event, All In For America’s Charity. They raised $1.75 million for Feeding America, a non-profit organisation that distributes meals to these in want amid the outbreak of COVID-19, studies dailymail.co.uk.
Celebrities similar to Tom Brady, Adam Sandler and Bryan Cranston purchased in for $10,000 every on the meals financial institution fundraiser.
Different notable names who joined the digital recreation included Sarah Silverman, Cheryl Hines, singer Adam Levine, and actors Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Tobey Maguire, Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith.
Earlier this week, Affleck took to Instagram to announce the philanthropic poker occasion.
“Excited to announce that I’ve joined forces with @FeedingAmerica, the nation’s largest home hunger-relief organisation, to boost cash for people who want it most. Be part of me and a few acquainted faces … as we face off in a pleasant poker event,” he mentioned.
Affleck, who’s at the moment courting actress Ana de Armas, added that Feeding America’s “work is extra essential than ever earlier than” as they assist feed the much less lucky. He burdened that the virus outbreak has put strain on meals banks.
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