George Clooney To Be Honored At Emmy Awards
Posted on Wed Jul 21, 2010 07:47 AM PDT

clooney200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - George Clooney will be receiving a special award at this year's Emmys in recognition of his humanitarian efforts.

Clooney, 49, is being honored with the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award for his "Hope for Haiti" TV special.

The program, in which he received an Emmy nomination, helped to raise funding for victims of Hurricane Katrina and those affected by genocide in Darfur.

The Emmy Awards will take place on August 29th.