Samuel L. Jackson hosts charity golf tournament
London, Sep 23 : Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson hosted a charity golf championship in Switzerland to raise money to build a hospital in Cambodia that will treat people free of charge.
“We are here in Switzerland to raise funds trying to do the best we can to make life easier for other people. I always try to do the best thing,” femalefirst.co.uk quoted Jackson as saying.
“We as citizens of the world have the responsibility to help and support other people in whatever way we can. We have to take care of each other,” he said.
The money that was raised by the golf championship for the Samuel L. Jackson Foundation and the Swiss Red Cross will to go towards a new hospital in Cambodia.
Celebrities taking part in the tournament and supporting the charities included “Harry Potter” actor Rupert Grint, “W” star Ioan Gruffudd and Colin Salmon.
The new hospital is being built in Takeo, one of Cambodia’s poorest provinces, and is supported by the Swiss Red Cross.