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Charity Beat: Will Ferrell, Natalie Portman Sign Kites For Afghans

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afghan.jpgCelebrities such as Will Ferrell, Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Madonna, and Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal have given their signatures to 25 authentic Afghan kites that will go up for auction. The money raised will benefit the the Afghanistan Relief Organization; which directly supports the training of teachers and the building of libraries and education facilities in the newly developing country. [via DVDfeed]

Chef Jaime Oliver raised more than $456,000 at a dinner last night for his Fifteen Foundation. The organization helps train unemployed young people to become chefs and work in the restaurant business. Oliver will use the money to build a training kitchen above Fifteen to help the local community, and increase the number of apprentices each year to 45. [via Bloomberg]

U2 frontman Bono is joining artist Damien Hirst in organizing a charity art auction at Sotheby’s for Valentine’s Day ’08. Expected to go under the hammer are pieces by Jeff Koons, Jasper Johns, Matthew Barney, Georg Baselitz, Cecily Brown and Douglas Gordon. All of the art presented will revolve around the RED theme and benefit HIV/AIDS relief programs in Africa. Sotheby’s expects the auction to raise more than $40 million dollars. [via International Herald Tribune]

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