Philanthropy

Christian Aid

  

Damian Lewis is an ambassador for the (non-denominational) Christian Aid organization, a UK and Ireland based charity that funds projects in some of the world’s poorest countries. In 2005 Damian traveled with Christian Aid to Bolivia, the poorest country in South America, to investigate the forced privatization of essential services, including the water supply.

A documentary of his trip can be viewed on YouTube here. You can also download various other clips in support of Christian Aid activities from the Multimedia section below.

Click here for information about making a donation to Christian Aid.

Downloads: Wake Up to Trade Justice l Bolivia for Sale l Daily Politics Interview l BBC TV News Interview l BBC Radio Five Live Interview l “The Beat Goes On” campaign video 

 

The Prince’s Trust

Damian is an ambassador for the youth charity The Prince’s Trust. The Prince’s Trust gives practical and financial support to young people who need it the most: 14- to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are unemployed, or have been in trouble with the law. The Prince’s Trust run programmes that aid and train young people in developing life and
workplace skills that will better allow them to pursue work, education or training.

Click here for information on the various ways you can donate to The Prince’s Trust.

YouTube Videos:
Berkeley Square Ball (2005)
Princes Trust “Celebrate Success” Awards Ceremony (2008)

 

Sohana Research Fund

Damian Lewis is a proud patron of Sohana Research Fund. Sohana Collins is a young teenager who was born with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB or EB), which means she lacks the protein that holds her skin together. Children with EB have extremely fragile skin that they are sometimes called “butterfly children.” For more information follow them on Twitter and Facebook or donate here.

YouTube Videos:
Message From Damian (2014)
EB Tongue Twister Challenge (2014)