Aniston donates $500k to Haiti appeal

Jennifer Aniston has donated $500,000 (€355,000) to the Haiti relief appeal.

The ‘Marley and Me’ star gave the generous amount to charities Doctors Without Borders, Partners in Health and Americares to help aid victims of devastating earthquake which hit the Caribbean nation just over a fortnight ago.

Jennifer also took part in Friday night’s 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon, which has so far raised $58m (€41m) for the Caribbean nation, where at least 150,000 people have died.

Jennifer, 40, is the latest in along line of celebrities to donate money to the cause.

Leonardo DiCaprio gave $1m (€700,000) through the Leonardo DiCaprio Fund, which will help with immediate relief efforts as well as with longer-term redevelopment and infrastructure projects, including a focus towards sustainable development.

George Clooney – who helped organised the telethon - also donated $1m to the relief effort.

Other stars to have given help to the disaster-stricken state include Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Wyclef Jean and John Travolta.

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