5 Hot Celebrity Do-Gooders to Emulate This Season

Kim Conte

brad pitt angelina jolie'Tis the season to give back to those in need -- much like the following five philanthropic celebrities are doing for their favorite charities and causes.

These hot celebs may lead lives that are gorgeous and glamorous, but they still find time to look outside themselves and do good unto others, especially those who are most in need of help and support. And isn't that what the holiday season is all about?

Check out our list of hot celebrity do-gooders and their favorite causes.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie make no secret of the fact that they're entirely dedicated to charitable giving: Brad started the Make It Right foundation to help rebuild New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, while Angelina works as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and supports a variety of charities.

Scarlett Johansson is no stranger to charity work: She's toured India and Sri Lanka as part of Oxfam projects, which fight poverty and injustice; visited Rwanda to raise AIDS awareness; and has spent some time in New Orleans helping those affected by the hurricane.

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Bono has spent years fighting poverty and hunger in Africa -- first with his own organization DATA (debt, AIDS, trade Africa), and later with ONE.


Matt Damon recently teamed up with Feeding America and the Ad Council to raise awareness about fighting hunger.

Who's your favorite celebrity do-gooder?

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