Matt Damon, an American actor, screenwriter, and philanthropist, is the founder of H2O Africa, which is a part of the Running the Sahara expedition. In 2009, it merged with WaterPartners to create Water.org. He is also one of the founders of Not On Our Watch, along with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Don Cheadle and Jerry Weintraub.

Damon supports the ONE Campaign, which is aimed at fighting AIDS and poverty in Third World countries. He is also an ambassador for ONEXONE, a non-profit foundation committed to supporting, preserving and improving the lives of children at home in Canada, the United States, and around the world. He has twice hosted the ONEXONE Awards.

Damon has also supported other charities such as Save the Children, War Child, Unite for Japan, World Food Programme, Red Cross, etc.

Causes Supported:
Children & Youth,Emergency Relief, Environment & Conservation, Human Rights,  Poverty

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Photo Credit:
Save the Children