Bridget Moynahan Fights Poverty

The "Small Time" star and Global Poverty Project’s Hugh Evans discuss the "Below the Line Challenge."
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This is something something so. You know important and such -- -- that we must be a part of over a billion people throughout the world we now living in extreme poverty which is the World Bank stating that someone living on less than one dollar and fifty cents. For everything and that includes food water transportation and healthcare to the global poverty project is now issuing its challenge to live below the line. Eat for less than a dollar fifty each day. For five days it seems pretty and out of this world and I know that we had Mario Vitale on last week doing this with a meal but I think of doing that wants is one thing let's do it every single day. We wanted to talk about it and -- ambassadors forest so where are we gonna go to such a square out there they act and OK so you probably know Bridget. From acting and actors so of course but she's now a part of an activist for the S -- went hand and I Hugh Evans Leyland also -- CEO in global -- for global poverty projects. -- what drew you to this what what do you into the living below the line while I'm -- the skies on the social. Innovative some of it and -- been working with them on a few of their projects so when -- retarded about living below the line it just seemed like. It's such a unique way to raise awareness -- asking people not just to give money but to actually. Somewhat second the -- of the people there raising money for a section to end. Live on a dollar fifty day just for food and drink and obviously we're not asking everyone to give up everything else but. It it -- teens start paying attention to what people are having to choose. Because. If you have a dollar fifty did it live on everything and then your child gets sick that you kind of making decisions. How are you gonna feed your family and how are you gonna get medication takes your child to a doctor it's it's real life serious questions that -- Having to deal with and what's the toughest part about living on the dollar -- well. -- me I like to snack -- -- Eagles yeah and any other parent what -- -- eating are not eating but making. Healthy choices I think it's really difficult. It's so nobody's heard anything else in America that we actually got Sam -- -- It's just shopping paying attention to. How much you're spending what things cost. And -- Just you just become more aware. The choices that you have to make I would even know how to get started because 150 if you eliminate all the other categories of your life just -- -- -- I'm just trying to -- not even transportation anything else to 115 is nothing. Yet you can't buy coffee in New York -- 150 now. -- without all of that like everything right not going without coffee isn't a sacrifice that means starting your day he'd -- -- -- right away. We're going to yes if you that you can go for a cup of coffee New York it's -- for something yes. So yeah -- you definitely have to make them. Different choices and. Chances and that's really the challenge that we in his face by one point two billion people on this planet and senator. What we really -- -- do is challenge people -- across America to step up to this challenge and join with us -- -- not gonna do this challenge together from April 28 through to may second. Would love you -- to join us GICs that you -- -- guy to -- this -- I don't -- and -- -- it didn't convert. -- approaching cars don't. If it's very pleasant don't want anybody. Yeah. Better -- I got it and -- we get involved what's the best -- for people didn't know the best way to do it is you go to the website live below the line dot com. And Nissan B -- your and you support file. And then you get you friends and family response seize every single day the -- living below the poverty line so obviously -- never again and what's really like to one point two billion people but this is the small taste of empathy. And challenging people -- around what we want to build a huge movement Madison and Bridget has been you know the most amazing ambassador she's being. Tweeting and FaceBook did you -- so much money your radio the last days and -- just being just been incredible -- the challenge before -- across America to get involved. After the -- you can raise money for the cause while you're living living yeah everything -- -- -- -- how wonderful. And -- -- supplement the eyewitness changing gears and another movie. Yeah I have a movie coming out help small time it's with Chris Maloney his you know everybody here in New York so it's coming out I think April -- I could be wrong about that. But it's a small independent films come by a director first time director. So it's exciting it's really -- So you can check them out yes and then that's the fourth season of blue bloods but going into our fifth -- -- I don't like two weeks left so heavily back and forth going got it going into that. That's exciting I now have five seasons of -- -- -- because I've ever been on -- show that I left for that long and we've got a great capsule we're all excited. Me thank you thank -- thank you and I think you're hanging up the -- live below the line yes Condit bloodline dot com the place to go all right we're going to be I wanna do it let's different yet. I -- -- right so yeah.

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