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HFPA donates $ 100,000 for Haiti Quake relief

MUMBAI: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the organiser of the Golden Globes Award, has decided to donate $100,000 to Wyclef Jean‘s ‘Yele Haiti‘ relief fund for the victims of the quake that occurred in Haiti on 12 January.


TheHFPA however said that there were no plans to alter Sunday night‘s awards ceremony because of the disaster.


Said president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Phil Berk, "canceling the Golden Globes is not going to help anyone in Haiti. Instead, an announcement would be made on NBC telecast that the HFPA was making a donation for the quake-affected Haitian people."


He hoped that its example "will cause others to do the same."

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