People Magazine reported a story of the generosity of actor Brad Pitt and gave $1,100 to charity.
The actor put the entire contents of his wallet to a fundraiser collecting money for the Southampton General Hospital neonatal unit on Thanksgiving day. Pitt so happens to carry $1,100 in cash and s graciously gave it to the hospital, which cared for his friend, Zachary Gallagher’s son for the first nine weeks of his life. The BBC reported that Pitt had given the funds to a Tricia Wilson-Hughes who was fundraising money for the hospital on the set the upcoming film World War Z starring Pitt. Hughes approached Brad Pitt’s body guard for a donation and was surprised when he returned with the large sum from the actor.
Brad Pitt is not stranger to charitable acts. The actor, alongside fiance Angelina Jolie gave $500,000 to help the city of Joplin, Missouri recovering from a tornado with their foundation. Pitt also founded the Make it Right foundations to build sustainable houses after Hurricane Katrina.