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Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson Raise 330,000 Dollars From Gown Auction

May 21, 2010 (8:05 am) GMT
The money raised from the auction of the stars' dresses held at a Cannes Film Festival gala will be donated to Haiti.

Gowns donated by , , and helped to raise more than $330,000 (206,250 poundsterling) for the Haiti relief effort at a Cannes Film Festival gala in France on Wednesday, May 19.

Cruz and her boyfriend attended the Chopard-sponsored auction on behalf of pal , whose charity benefited from the cash. The actress initiated the auction of haute couture dresses worn by different stars to prestigious events like the Oscars and the Cannes Film Festival.

Penn was unable to attend the gala as he was fundraising for Haiti in Washington, D.C.

Penelope Cruz has been in Cannes to support Javier Bardem who has been promoting his new film "" at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.

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