Last Updated:

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Adam Levine And Others Raise $1.75 Million For Charity

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Adam Levine and other Hollywood celebrities collected over $1.75 M for those who are affected by COVID-19. Read more to know about it.

ben affleck

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were seen at the forefront of an online charity poker tournament called All In For America’s Charity. Along with several Hollywood celebs, they raised over a million for a non-profit organisation that donates food to those who are in need, especially amid the outbreak of COVID-19. Read more to know about their charity tournament:

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and other Hollywood celebrities raise funds 

Reports state that Affleck and Damon led the list of big names who came together for an online Poker tournament with several Hollywood celebrities. They were raising funds for an NGO called Feeding America, that is distributing food to those who are in need amid the COVID-19 outbreak. They raised $1.75 million, that means over 17 lakh rupees, for the cause.

READ | Sushmita Sen Reveals Her Miss India Gown Was Sewn By Tailor In A Garage

Tom Hardy, Adam Sandler, Bryan Cranston were also present in this unique tournament and they roped in $10,000 each for the food bank fundraiser. Other celebrities who joined this virtual game were Sarah Silverman, Cheryl Hines, Adam Levine, and actors like Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Tobey Maguire, Jason Mewes, and Kevin Smith. They also posted this on their social media handles about this event.

READ | Rangoli Chandel's Twitter Gets Suspended: Here Are Some Of Her 'Controversial' Tweets

Ben Affleck took to his Instagram handle and posted about this saying, “Excited to announce that I have joined forces with @FeedingAmerica, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to raise money for folks who need it most. Join me and some familiar faces (including @tombrady, @bryancranston, @adamlevine, @sarahkatesilverman, @_cherylhines, Tobey Maguire, Jon Hamm & Jason Bateman) as we face off in a friendly poker tournament.”

READ | Deepika Padukone's Love For Badminton Evident From This Unseen Photo


A post shared by Ben Affleck (@benaffleck) on

Talking about their collection he said, “We’ve already raised over $1 million, with 100% of proceeds benefiting Feeding America. Right now, their work is more critical than ever before so I hope you’ll be able to join us and watch along live using @Twitch tomorrow from 11 am PT. #FeedingAmerica”

READ | Kim Kardashian Is Busy With Her Law Studies And It Has A Tiger King Twist



Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment.

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water