Jennifer Garner Launches West Virginia Strong Tshirt To Help FloodAffected Kids

first_imgFollowing devastating flooding in West Virginia, Save the Children has announced that it is partnering with actor Jennifer Garner, a Save the Children Trustee and a native of West Virginia, on a T-shirt campaign with Omaze, a charitable giving platform.Jennifer Garner With West Virginia Strong T-shirtCredit/Copyright: OmazeThirty percent of the retail price from each exclusive “West Virginia Strong” T-shirt will aid flood-affected children and families who Save the Children serves, and those in their community areas. Save the Children has been working in West Virginia for years and with the help of funds raised from this T-shirt campaign, is committed to continuing to make an impact for kids in this critical time.Children and families in West Virginia have lost homes, vehicles, and in many areas, children’s education has been disrupted, as the floods have damaged resources and closed schools. In response to the deadly storms, Garner was inspired to help her home state and those whose lives have been turned upside down. “No matter where you’re from, you can stand West Virginia strong with me,” said Garner. “West Virginia’s children are near and dear to my heart. Let’s join forces to support these children and families and show compassion and love in this time of need. Together, we can make a difference.”Created to raise funds and awareness for Save the Children’s recovery efforts in West Virginia, shirts will be on sale at for $25 beginning today through July 26. The T-shirt aptly features mountains, as West Virginia’s official state nickname is “The Mountain State.”Jennifer Garner, Save the Children and Omaze invite supporters and influencers to get involved, take a photo in the shirt and spread the campaign on social media using #WVStrong.last_img read more

Susan Sarandon Ben Stiller to replace Paul Haggis at Artists for Peace

first_imgSusan Sarandon and Ben Stiller will replace award-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis as Artists for Peace and Justice’s new board co-chairs, the organization announced Wednesday.“The work of Artists for Peace and Justice, so essential to the present and futures of thousands of children in Haiti, has been a part of our lives for years,” Sarandon and Stiller said in the statement.“As supporters of APJ’s mission to foster economic growth and empower local communities, we are honoured to be joint co-chair’s of the board of directors for APJ to help steward the mission of the organization into the future.” Login/Register With: LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Haggis, a native of London, Ont., founded the Haiti-focused Artists for Peace and Justice but has recently faced sexual misconduct allegations.The organization said it accepted Haggis’s resignation last week. Twitterlast_img read more