Jennifer Aniston (left) and Courteney Cox Arquette
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03/21/2008 at 08:00 AM EDT
stars Courteney Cox Arquette
and Jennifer Aniston
have joined forces for a good cause.
Also on board: Aniston's ex, Brad Pitt
All are serving on the honorary advisory board of Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, not to mention Cox's husband David Arquette and fellow couple Gwen Stefani
and Gavin Rossdale – and Orlando Bloom
, Kate Beckinsale
, Rashida Jones, James Marsden and Eva Longoria Parker
Epidermolysis Bullosa is a rare and debilitating genetic skin condition that primarily affects children. Cox and Arquette are helping spearhead the awareness- and money-raising effort on behalf of research – with a goal of $1 million in two weeks, the Associated Press reports.
"EB is very personal to me so I'm happy to be a part of this $1 million challenge," Cox said in a statement. "Now is such an important time to put the spotlight on EB and ensure that research can continue at a fast pace."
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