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Britney Spears' Charity Event Raises $200,000

May 14, 2011 (2:34 pm) GMT
Britney Spears has thanked her celebrity pals for helping her raise over $200,000 (GBP125,000) for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts at her California charity event on Wednesday, May 11.

The "Toxic" hitmaker, hosted An Evening of Southern Style at a private residence in Beverly Hills to benefit the St. Bernard Project, an organization which helps those made homeless by the devastating storm which ripped through her home state of Louisiana in 2005.

During the evening, Britney Spears served her own "homemade sweet tea", while her father Jamie catered a traditional southern menu for celebrity guests including , , , and .

The pop superstar has now thanked the stars for showing their support and revealed the evening was a big success.

In a post on Twitter, she writes, "Thank you everyone who came out to support my charity event last night with St Bernard Project. With your help we raised over 200k! - Britney."

Spears then named and thanked her celebrity guests for their attendance.

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