Brad Pitt Spent $16M To Aid Hurricane Katrina Victims.
Just How Charitable Is Brad Pitt?
He Spent $16M To Rebuild Storm Struck New Orleans In 2010
Ellen DeGeneres‘ cameras captured Brad Pitt rebuilding homes in devastated New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Now, in a Celebuzz exclusive, we can reveal just how charitable the Moneyball superstar has been.
Despite Pitt, 48, telling Ellen that he’s getting “far too much credit” for the work of his ‘Make It Right’ foundation, newly-released federal tax filings detail how the actor’s group spent more than $16 million in 2010 alone, to help the area hardest-hit by the worst natural disaster in American history.
Specifically, the nonprofit spent $16,374,885 to achieve its lofty aim: build green and sustainable houses in the Lower 9th Ward, where the most damage occurred from Katrina.
During the two most recent reporting periods (2009 and 2011), ‘Make It Right’ [ Brad, Angelina, Ellen, Mike Holmes ] spent $29,061,857 on the residents effected by the killer storm. At the same time, the group’s revenue dropped off; it raised a little over $7 million through donations and fundraising during 2010, down from $10,676,908 in 2009.
I have found a new respect for Brad Pitt. I was always a Brangelina fan but I was always 80% Angelina,but now it's leveling up. I also appreciate how he aimed for green houses. It shows me his 'soft' side. Great job Pitt!
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I was in New Orleans 2 weeks ago and visited the Lower 9th Ward, so I got to see the Brad Pitt houses. Brad Pitt and Ellen actually visited the day after I left. It's so sad that he actually seems to be doing/caring more than the government ever did. The Lower 9th Ward is still a mess. Though the houses he's building do look awkwardly placed in the area because you basically see a newly constructed, fancy looking house next to an empty lot and an abandoned house. I feel like there should be a greater emphasis on cleaning up empty lots and renovating damaged/abandoned homes. Still, what he's doing is so commendable.
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what a generous man he is,surely being with angie made him a better man
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