Gwyneth Donates $75,000 to Charity


Apr. 21 2008, Published 12:57 p.m. ET

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Oscar Winner Gwyneth Paltrow has donated $75,000 of her own money to the Food Bank for New York City, it was announced on Monday.

The actress,35, was an honoree at a star-studded benefit for the organization held April 19 , and reportedly dug deep into her own pockets to match the sum raised at the bash.

The Shakespeare in Love star, who has two children, Apple, 3, and Moses, 2, with Coldplay's Chris Martin, told guests, "I've been thinking about all the crap my children have and how much food we throw away. We have to do better."

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The Food Bank distributes free food to over 1.5 million hungry people in NYC every year.


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