Sienna wins International Activist award

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Sienna Miller last night (8 November) received the Global Activist Award at International Medical Corps' 2011 Annual Awards Celebration, a humanitarian relief organisation of which Miller is a spokesperson and Global Ambassador.

Within this long-time role, the actress has tirelessly supported the International Medical Corps' mission,visiting field programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti and most recently, Ethiopia to raise awareness of the ongoing famine. thereby bringing the charity's humanitarian efforts to a worldwide audience.

"This is an organization that is very close to my heart," said Miller. "After seeing International Medical Corps' courageous work up-close I was determined to become more involved. These people work in the toughest conditions imaginable, saving lives every single day, and bringing self-reliance and hope to the world's most vulnerable people. I am honored to be their ambassador."

As part of her efforts to raise money and awarenes, Miller is running an eBay auction - up until the 17th of November - which features numerous personal items including gowns worn by the actress to industry events as well as everyday fashion forward clothing and accessories. There are no minimum bids meaning everyone has the chance to own a piece of Miller's closet, with all proceeds going to International Medical Corps health care relief efforts around-the-world. Items include jackets, dresses, jeans, skirts, pants, shorts, tops, boots, handbags, heels and hats.

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