Fundraiser for Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization

…Cinema for Peace, raised $5 million to put toward the efforts of rebuilding, according to a statement, and Penn told CNN at the event that Haiti is at a crucial turning point.

“The work that has been done, while slow and frustrating in many cases, it is a miraculous amount of work that has been done in the last two years,” the actor said. “If we’re able to follow through on that – build the trust between the countries and build the trust between the organizations that are doing productive work as opposed to those that don’t – I think that this could be a dynamic jump forward.”

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