Actors team for ‘Feed the Need’

Jamie Foxx, Corbin Bleu announce food drive

Thesps Jamie Foxx and Corbin Bleu have teamed up for “Feed The Need,” a youth-led food drive inspired by the upcoming pic “The Soloist.”

Participant Media joined DoSomething.org for the effort to collect 1 million pounds of food for America’s hungry by Dec. 15.

PSAs made by “The Soloist” star Foxx and “High School Musical 3” Bleu are running online and in schools . Borrowing from the film’s message on the power of music, youth who sign up for the drive on DoSomething.org become eligible to win one of five $1,000 grants for an arts or music program.

The grand prize winner will win a free screening of “The Soloist” for an organization of their choice.

“The Soloist” bows April 24.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading