Sean Penn`s charity receives cash boost from Bill Clinton

Updated: Oct 09, 2010, 16:05 PM IST

London: Sean Penn`s charity efforts in Haiti have got a major boost with former US President Bill Clinton donating 334,000 pounds to the actor`s cause.

`The Milk` star founded the J/P HRO Haitian Relief Organization in the wake of the January (10) earthquake and has spent months helping to rebuild the Caribbean nation.

The Clinton Foundation`s donation will go towards a camp in Petionville, which is run by the Oscar winner`s group.

"The support of President Clinton and the Clinton Foundation is an extraordinary boost in our organisation``s ability to continue its work in Haiti," the Daily Express quoted Penn as telling a website.

"From the beginning the Clinton Foundation staff and leadership have generously shared expertise and essential logistical support," he added.

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