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Brad Pitt Greenlights "Make It Right" Project

Brad Pitt Greenlights

Actor-activist Brad Pitt announced more details of his affordable housing “Make it Right” project for the Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans on Monday’s Today show. The first of at least 150 environmentally friendly homes will be ready by next summer.

On putting his money where his mouth is after pledging $5 million toward the reconstruction: “This area where we’re standing right now, they lost over 5,000 [homes]. I’m hoping we can expand over to the rest of New Orleans. There’s no reason why we need to stop here. It’s just going to be if we can get the financial support to make up the difference people need to return to their homes.”

On asking for money to make it happen: “This is an adopt-a-house campaign. I’m asking for foundations, for high net-worth individuals, for church groups, for corporations to come in to adopt a home. Basically, $150,000 will get a family back in their home.”

Watch the video of Brad‘s interview with Today‘s Ann Curry here. To learn more about the “Make It Right” project, click here.

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  • stillthereforme

    I love him!

  • Cat

    yummy. ~

  • !

    First,good looking guy

  • tabitha

    I went ahead an decided to donate to this worthy cause.

  • coco

    Will support Brangelina’s project.

    They are great.

  • wowwwwwwwwwww

    Yummy brad.

  • http://justjared I got the lips, I GOT THE TITS, I GOT THE BUTT AND I DIDN’T PAY FOR IT.tHE ONLY THING I NEED NOW IS THE HOTT BODY TO GO WITH ALL THIS!!

    Way to go Bradley. Good job!

  • janet

    Way to go MR.Bradly.will support you all the way

  • Sebastian

    It’s amazing what Brad is doing!! Angelina must be so proud of her man!!

  • [~Famous~] – The God.

    damn, its hard to insult someone doing so many good things, but, umm.. can i get’a muthafcuk’n house.

  • Sebastian

    WOW!! I cannot believe that i’m on the first page!! hehe!!

  • Gerry’s girl

    Its fantastic what he is doing with his project, i really do hope that more people realize that you dont need to be rich to help him out on this and to help out the people in NOLA. If you go to his site for MakeItRight you will see that each one of us can make a difference. I’m getting involved because its sickening to know that in our country, in one of the best cities we had in our country nobody is helping these people. SO check out the site and pledge ur support, all it takes is a little time and effort.

    Brad you are a fantastic human being for highlighting this issue and for not letting these people be forgotten.

    God bless you and your family for all of the wonderfull good deeds that you do.

    Truly inspirational!

  • fresh

    Damn i love this couple. They are always do gooding—it makes me feel bad about myself. haha

  • fresh

    Damn i love this couple. They are always do gooding—it makes me feel bad about myself. haha

  • sasha

    THERE IS OUR MAIN MAN BRAD DOING WHAT BRAD DOES BEST CARING FOR THE ONES IN NEED.
    THANK YOU FOR CONTINUING TO HIGHLIGHT NEW ORLEANS NEEDS.
    WE APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU AND ANGIE ARE DOING.

    THANKS AGAIN
    MUCH LOVE AND RESPECT TO THE ENTIRE JOLIE/PITT FAMILIES.
    HAPPY HOLIDAYS…..BAMBS FANS ALL OVER THE WORLD.

  • Sebastian

    Oh great my posts are above and below that of inFamous poster!! that SUCKS!!

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    I love you Brad! Thank you for all you’re doing.

  • African Girl

    God Bless the Jolie-Pitts and everyone who goes out of their way to help their fellow man (and yes that’s a prayer…on a celebrity blog. *Gasps* someone call the exorcist)

    Thanks Jared.

  • Sebastian

    Have to go; so have a wonderful day and DON’T forget to watch “Access Hollywood” and “ET” today; because Brad is going to be in this shows!!

  • Pokeman

    They are the best.

    If any haters come on later to bitch about these two, please ignore them. They don’t deserve our time.

  • Zanessa 4ever

    I like this couple,they are inspiring for other people.

  • Sebastian

    BYE!!!!!

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Thanks Jared for the new thread. :)

  • Shar

    i just wanted to be on the first page, way to go Brad!!!

  • coco

    WANT TO TELL B&A FANS that I have donated. Please join in this great spirit!

  • Lady G

    Great job Rad. Keep on doing good work and ignore all those that whines and moan afterall, what are they doing to make things betters?

    Thanks Jared for the new thread.

  • anustin

    aha a new one!thnaks jred.

  • Mediterranean

    Bir kadin erkegini vezir de yaparmis, rezil de.

    Ama gel bunu simdi Ingilizce anlatmaya calis, tutturabilirsen ayni uyumu!

    Brad oldu sana vezir simdi!!!

  • Ameena

    Thanks Jared for this thread, Angie must be so proud of her man. How can anyone criticize them when they are doing such good for mankind.

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Ann Curry didn’t fawn too much over him this time, which was good. She stayed on the topic of everything Brad wanted to do, and he talked about everything. Or is it Diane Sawyer who fawns? I like that he reinforced his “family first” motto though. :)

  • wowwwwwwwwwww

    I`m at work,Can someone please give a little recap of Brad`s press conference.thanks in advance.

  • sofia

    Excellent work, Brad! Love the idea of adopting a house, or a bathroom, or bedroom. Now, get some sleep! You look like you could use some after all your hard work.

  • the real tita

    They got Brad again at CNN in a few minutes. They are showing him as he walks around and does things (don’t know what he’s doing but he was handing a bike to somebody). Guess they are devoting plenty of coverage on this project.

    Everybody, turn on your TV cause he will be on again after the commercials.

  • vickifromtexas

    i really admire this man. he and angelina are making a difference in this world. God bless them.

  • anustin

    thank you papa pitt.emotion,huhuhhuhhu snif,snif.

  • http://justjared Bijoux

    I get Brad and Angie. They are inspirational. I will donate to this special cause. It’s unbelievable that these people have been forgotten. Peace

  • anustin

    ate tita oy,natalisud po ako sa bilis kung tumakbo para kunin ang remote!!!thank you po’..for wednsday pala yon.and yes,andoon si tandang larry!!!heheehe

  • the real tita

    Never mind. It’s LK being interviewed about his upcoming interview with Brad but they sure do a lot of advertising about it so it’s still all good.

    He’s saying it will air on Wednesday. I thought it was today?

  • sara

    Brad you are an inspiring person just like your woman.I will donate to this project although I can`t put many money but little help is better than none.

    God bless Jolie-Pitts.hey fans have a good week.Got to go to work.Be back later.

  • Goya

    FABULOUS!! Great work Brad. Bless the Jolie-Pitts.

  • Lady G

    :oops: Oh man me and typos….

    That should read Brad…….

  • Ameena

    the real tita @ 12/03/2007 at 1:19 pm
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    The interview is on Wednesday but you can e mail your questions today.

  • sara

    before leaving,I couldn`t watch Brad`s press conference,Can someone put its recap here for those who couldn`t watch it.Thanks in Advance.

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Brad and Angie are so lucky to have each other, they support each other in everything. He said it himself, his love for his family makes him want to help. He puts himself in other people’s shoes and helps for the simple reason that it could be him and his family in a terrible situation. He understands how it would feel and acts on it. Brad and Angelina have shown that not all celebrities and rich people turn their nose up at the less fortunate. They both are as selfless as can be. Thank you Brad for all your help in New Orleans, thank you Angie for loving him and supporting him. Thank you Angie for everything you do for the U.N, thank you Brad for loving her and supporting her. Thank you both for everything you do around the world. Your children are the luckiest for having you as parents, and they will learn from the best. Just THANK YOU.

  • guli

    Thanks Jared!!!

    Hello BAMPZS Fans!

    I am so proud to be a fan of both Angie and Brad. They bring the best out in each other. Way to go Bradley!

    Medi— you had me cracking up. ROTFLMAO! I don’t know how to transilate that in to English but that saying is so true. Good one Medi. How are you?

  • http://justjared.com (LOVE- J )

    Brad Pitt building green homes in New Orleans
    http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Movies/12/03/people.brad.pitt.ap/

  • http://OldHag debjosy

    I am reading all the comments and I have tears in my eyes for all the caring Jolie-Pitt fans who support them. God bless all.

  • the real tita

    If anybody really wants to help, a cash donation of 5 or 10 bucks is okay. On that list is a line for cash donations. If a lot of people gave 10 bucks, it will add up and still make a big difference from 0 dollars. Every little bit helps when you are in need.

    When I was in school, us kids used to give our soda pop money when the alms box comes around. It helped a lot of hungry people we were told and it was only a day that we didn’t get to drink soda during recess. Now it’s you can do away without Starbucks for a day so it’s okay.

  • THINK POSITIVE!

    I just came back from my trip to this wonderful sight. Thank you so much Jared for the updates about the family and MIR project.

    Congratulations to Brad for bringing this project up and making the rebuilding of N.O a possibility and to his absolute dedication to this.

    Congratulations to Angie for supporting her man and for giving her knowledge and hand to help.

    And a big thank you to everyone who is working along with them.

    They are an extraordinary couple. More power to them!!!! This is the main reason why we admire them so much. This is why we are fans first and foremost!!

    It’s so good that it gets so much coverage. I can’t wait for Brad’s interview on LK!!

  • anustin

    wave to my kababayans……hi to all the jps fans.snow storm in montreal today and tomorrow,no work!