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Brad Pitt offering up VIP access to charity gala in exchange for small donation

Brad Pitt is giving fans the chance to join him at his second annual Make It Right gala in New Orleans, Louisiana next month (May14) by making a $10 donation to his housing charity.

The Hollywood star has teamed up with popular discount website Groupon.com to help boost donations to the Make It Right cause, which has been providing environmentally-friendly homes to those affected by Hurricane Katrina since 2007.

Pitt will host a benefit in New Orleans on 17 May (14), with Bruno Mars and Kings of Leon serving as headliners, and he is offering up a prize package for one lucky winner and a guest to attend the gala as VIPs and receive a meet and greet with the actor himself. Their travel and accommodation needs will also be taken care of.

Groupon bosses have also agreed to hand over a $100,000 check to the Make It Right foundation.

Pitt isn't the first superstar to come up with such a prize - his pal George Clooney raised $1.2 million for his satellite project in Sudan in January (14) after inviting fans to purchase $10 raffle tickets to win a date with the Hollywood hunk.

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