Hollywood Actor Keanu Reeves Has Secretly Been Financing Children’s Hospitals
When it comes to movie stars in Hollywood, Keanu Reeves is known as one of the most humble and kindest stars. For those who do not know, Keanu Reeves is a 53-year-old actor.
He is best known for his roles in many blockbuster movies such as John Wick, The Matrix and Speed.
Well, there is one more thing, it turns out that this famous actor has secretly been financing many children’s hospitals, which makes him even more exceptional.
This is one big reason to love this actor even more because he proved that he is also a great man. It turns out that he has been running a private charity foundation for a decade which funds cancer research and children’s hospitals.
The Private Charity Foundation of Keanu Reeve
Kim, the youngest sister of Keanu Reeve in the 1990s, was diagnosed with leukemia. She battled this for 10 years before it went into remission. D
uring her batter, Keanu Reeve established his foundation in her honor and gave donations to a few cancer charities. And he did all that while being certain that his name won’t be mentioned.
Keanu Reeve’s foundation sought funding for cancer research while at the same time supporting both kids’ hospitals and children’s wards.
In the year 2009, he told the Ladies’ Home Journal that he has a private foundation which has been running for 5 to 6 years. He also talked that it helps cancer research and children’s hospitals.
That Keanu Reeve does not want to attach his name to it, that all he wants is to let the foundation do what it does.
However, this isn’t the first of his charitable works. He has supported countless foundations and charities such as SickKids Foundation, Kids and PETA.
In the year 2008, Keanu Reeve volunteered to work the phones at a telethon Stand Up to Cancer.
Also, he offered to be the goalkeeper for an ice hockey match which was meant to support Spinal Cord Opportunities for Rehabilitation Endowment, i.e. SCORE which was founded in order to help players who had spinal injuries.
Those people who have had the opportunity to work alongside or for him praise his honest kindness and generosity.
One Reddit user, known as bo2dd2, has worked with Keanu Reeve on the set of Chain Reaction and he had the most beautiful things to say about him.
This user said that for the last couple of weeks of filming, Keanu Reeve treated the grunt and stagehands workers by taking them out for free lunch and breakfast.
That he was a good person to work with, and that he never met an actor as good and friendly as him.
He also said that Keanu Reeve heard how one person working on the set has been having some family troubles and he donated around $20,000 to the family of this man. Isn’t he the best?
And for Christmas on the set of Matrix Reloaded he gifted every single member who has been a part of handling special effect a Harley Davidson motorbike.
Moreover, he donated millions of his earnings from The Matrix to those people who worked within the trilogy.
Keanu Reeve’s generous and continuous give back to communities makes his worthy of being praised as an undercover silent hero. You see, not all heroes wear capes.
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