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Matt Damon & One Campaign are establishing a well know philanthropy partnership

Matt Damon and One Campaign are raising public awareness about the global issues of hunger, poverty, and disease. Damon appears in the group’s latest video, speaking to the camera, while his voice is replaced by high-powered political figures from both the Republican and the Democrat parties. Both first-lady contenders Michelle Obama and Cindy McCain

speak lines in the advertisement for the non-partisan organization, as does New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Matt Damon and One Campaign are raising public awareness about the global issues of hunger, poverty, and disease. Damon appears in the group’s latest video, speaking to the camera, while his voice is replaced by high-powered

political figures from both the Republican and the Democrat parties. Both first-lady contenders Michelle Obama and Cindy McCain speak lines in the advertisement for the non-partisan organization, as does New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Talking to local leader in a small village.

Damon supports the ONE Campaign, which is aimed at fighting AIDS and poverty in Third World countries. He has appeared in their print and television advertising. Damon is also an ambassador for OneXOne, a non-profit foundation committed to supporting, preserving and improving the lives of children at home in Canada, the United States, and around the world. Damon is also a spokesperson for Feeding America, the largest USAfocused hunger-relief organization, and a member of their Entertainment Council, participating in their Ad Council PSAs. Damon is a board member of Tonic Mailstopper (formerly GreenDimes), a company that attempts to halt junk mail delivered to American homes each day. Appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show on April 20, 2007, Damon promoted the organization’s efforts to prevent the trees used for junk mail letters and envelopes from being chopped

down. ONE is an organization which attempts to mobilize supporters around its issues and organize them into a lobbying force, with the goal of encouraging national leaders to fund more international development and relief programs. As a campaign to fight extreme poverty and global diseases, it supports the Millennium Development Goals. Although its central talking points center on ending extreme poverty and fighting the AIDS pandemic, ONE supports a broad variety of international development and relief issues, including debt relief, clean water, increasing the quantity and efficiency of aid, lessening corruption in the governments of the aidrecipient countries, providing basic education for all, making trade more fair, reforming the farm bill to make it more fair for farmers in developing countries, slowing deadly diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, and increasing the international affairs budget.

It’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.

ONE holds the position that increasing foreign development assistance will create a more secure world, believing that global poverty and the ideological extremism that fuels terrorism are linked.As a student at Harvard University, he continued to pursue acting and performed small roles in projects such as the TNT original film Rising Son and the ensemble prep-school drama School Ties. In 1992, he landed a big part in Geronimo: An American Legend with Gene Hackman and Jason Patric. Four years later, he auditioned for a small role in Cutthroat Island, but was turned away. Damon next appeared as an opiate-addicted soldier in 1996’s Courage Under Fire. He was required to lose 40 pounds (18 kg) in 100 days (for only two days of filming). After following a self-prescribed diet and fitness regimen to lose the weight, i was told after filming that he was fortunate his heart did not shrink. He took medication for several years afterwards to correct the stress inflicted on his adrenal gland.

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Reasons You Should Join The Cause

Courage Under Fire gained him some critical notice, as The Washington Post labeled his performance “impressive;”Damon has stated that it was worthwhile to risk his health in order to properly portray his character and show the industry how committed he was to his work as an actor. Camon has become known for choosing a wide variety of film roles, from his portrayal of Patricia Highsmith’s anti-hero Tom Ripley in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to a fallen angel who discusses pop culture as intellectual subject matter with Affleck in Dogma (1999); from a conjoined twin in Stuck on You (2003), which got a mixed critical reception, to the low budget experimental film Gerry (2002), which he co-wrote with Casey Affleck and Gus Van Sant.

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