I will find out re Brad Pitt. As we speak my daughter is heading back to Gulfport, MS where the hospital just re-opened it's OB ward on the base - many buildings were destroyed during Katrina and even on the base they are still re building.
Ryan Well - http://www.ryanswell.ca/
When Ryan was in grade one he learned from his teacher, Mrs Prest, that people were dying because they didn't have clean water to drink. He decided that raising money for wells for people who didn't have clean water would be a good thing. He worked for four months in order to earn his first $70.
It grew from the $70 collected by doing simple household chores, to the support of non-profit organizations such as WaterCan, CPAR, CIDA and Free the Children. It grew to over $1,000,000 in support of people in Africa who need clean water.
"I'm just your regular, average kid," Ryan says when anyone asks about his achievements. Although many people would disagree with this statement, it is very true. ...