Kevin Bacon To Be Honored For Giving

Kevin Bacon
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Hollywood's awards season is just beginning, and Kevin Bacon has already won.

The Broadcast Film Critics Association says it will honor the 51-year-old actor for his philanthropic work at its Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 15. Bacon will receive the Joel Siegel Award, which recognizes entertainers' charitable works.

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Bacon is being honored for his Web site, which invites visitors to contribute to their favorite causes. Since its launch three years ago, the site has attracted nearly $3 million in donations.