17 Mar '11, 10pm

Thank you!! Hollywood hearts Japan - [TODAYonline]

In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, celebrities and a number of entertainment companies have announced humanitarian aid programmes for the beleaguered country. The support ranges from direct charitable giving and donations of supplies to programs that match company employees' charitable giving. For many of the studios, the March 11 disaster and ensuing nuclear crisis hit close to home. Disney, for example, is a partner in Tokyo Disneyland, which remains shuttered pending safety inspections. And Sony Corp, the parent of Sony Pictures Entertainment, is based in Japan. "Sony Pictures has a strong presence in Japan, as does Sony itself, and we know directly from our colleagues there how serious this crisis is for the country, and how urgent is the need for assistance," says Janice Pober, senior vice-president, global corporate social responsibility at Sony...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Entertainment/EDC110318-000031...

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