Abstract:

Ben Affleck is a renowned Hollywood actor, film director, writer, and producer. Affleck won numerous awards including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for the screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997). He also won the Golden Globe Award for both Best Director and Best Film (Drama) for Argo at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards.

A fierce advocate for residents living in a war-torn Eastern Congo, Affleck joined U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to speak at The Child Survival Call to Action in earlier 2012. The 40-year-old founded the Eastern Congo Initiative, the first U.S. based advocacy/grant-making initiative that is focused solely on the people of Eastern Congo. He was also honored at our Do Something Awards for his work.

Ben also supports numerous non profit organisations/ causes, such as ENOUGH Project, Feeding America, Not On Our Watch, UNHCR, Unite for Japan, etc.

Causes Supported:
Children & Youth, Health & Medicine,Arts & Culture,  Education, Discrimination, Human Rights, Poverty,  Women Rights

Source of Information:
Do Something

Photo Credit:
Do Something

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