Saturday night, Hollywood once again came together to support Sean Penn and his J/P Haitian Relief Organization at the 4th Annual Help Haiti Home Gala at the Montage in LA. Approximately $6 million was raised. Sean Penn remains committed to Haiti – and Hollywood and its A-list moguls and stars are standing with him to shine a light and raise much needed funds. Those in attendance included President Bill Clinton, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Salma Hayek, Ben Stiller, Chris Martin, Rachel Zoe and many more.
Penn introduced President Bill Clinton, who was honored with J/P HRO’s Louverture Medal of Commitment, saying: “[Clinton] sat on a log in the center of a community of 60,000 displaced Haitians for hours, asking questions…What did they need? How could he help?… He focused on, and learned about those in need. And he showed them respect, and acknowledged their dignity… As UN Special Envoy to Haiti, he shepherded more than six billion dollars in disbursements and debt-forgiveness following the earthquake. Haiti and J/P HRO are grateful for his commitment.”