Marc Anthony supports charity for orphans

Updated: Aug 11, 2012, 10:46 AM IST

New York: Singer Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser event in New York for an orphanage.

The 43-year-old hosted the event for Maestro Cares Foundation, which supports a project for underprivileged Latin American children.

Anthony hopes to raise enough money to open a new residence hall and learning facility for more than 200 youngsters living in the orphanage, reports

The event was held at Big Apple`s Latino cultural institution EL Museo del Barrio.

Anthony later showed gratitude towards everyone who turned up at the event. He wrote on Twitter: "Thank you everyone who showed their support at El Museo del Barrio for MaestroCares. You make all the difference."