Thesp honored for his humanitarian achievements

The Hollywood Film Festival will honor actor Sean Penn for his humanitarian achievements during the fest’s awards gala.

Org cited Penn’s efforts to help to rebuild New Orleans after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

He continued his humanitarian efforts by co-founding the J/P Haitian Relief Organization less than a week after the 2010 earthquake destroyed parts of Haiti.

The mission of the organization is to provide relief quickly and save lives by providing medical assistance and aiding in relocation.

The awards ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Oct. 25.

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