As the nation marks the one-year anniversary of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, everyone from politicians to reporters is talking about New Orleans. Lots of people say we ought to help the Crescent City, but one celeb is walking the walk and talking the talk. Hilary Duff.
The Duffmeister has worked with USA Harvest — the organization that helps service over 5,400 agencies nationally and has come up with 11.6 billion pounds of food to help those deserving organizations — for more than two years now.
In the past year, Hilary herself has donated more than 2.5 million meals to hurricane victims in the south through the “food-raising,” fundraising organization.
For Hilary, always the anti-diva, lending her name and shining a light on a noble cause is the very least she can do.
“When you are a celebrity, and you have a voice that people pay attention to or a name that people watch and read about, it’s the perfect opportunity to spread the word and get people motivated and to remember to help other people and give back,” she said.