hawthorne TNT jada pinkett smith vanessa lengies 'HawthoRNe' takes fundraising to Facebook for the American Red CrossHawthoRNe,” TNT’s medical drama about nurses starring Jada Pinkett Smith, is aiming to improve lives beyond the TV screen.

In the first ever partnership between Facebook Causes and a TV show, “HawthoRNe” is raising an amazing amount of money for the American Red Cross. Already, the show has reached its matching grant of $10,000.

“When any disaster strikes,” Vanessa Lengies, who plays Kelly on the show, tells Zap2it. “You know the Red Cross is going to be there. It’s such a consistent, reliable source of help for people everywhere. That we could be a part of raising money for a good cause – I feel really lucky to be a part of that.”

]]>Facebook Causes page. For every person that joins, the show donates $1.00 to the American Red Cross. You can also make monetary donations that go directly to the organization, so that it can continue its work in disaster-stricken areas. “For the people who can’t donate money, they just have to show their support and money gets donated,” says Lengies. “And those numbers will add up.” Follow Zap2it and TheRealJethro on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo credit: TNT