Ben Affleck was honored at the Starkey Hearing Foundation awards gala. The actor-director was honored at the annual star-studded charity gala for his longtime humanitarian work with Eastern Congo Initiative.

Affleck founded ECI, an advocacy organization focused on investing in and working with the people of eastern Congo. One of the group’s many projects has been partnering with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to bring life-changing hearing aids to people in the war-torn area.

Source: Ben Affleck Honored for Charity Work, Talks ‘Awe-Inspiring’ Experience in Congo