.Como, Province of Como, Italy
George Clooney . (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • George Clooney has pledged to help raise £50 million for Lake Como
  • Lake Como is a small Italian village that was left flooded this week
  • Clooney and his family were among the thousands caught up in the floods

Over 60 people were rescued towns surrounding Lake Como were flooded following 72 hours of torrential downpour. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Devastating floods and mudslides hit northern Italy on Tuesday
  • Among those caught up in the floods were Hollywood actor George Clooney, his wife Amal and their children
  • They were vacationing at their holiday home in Lake Como

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
George Clooney will partner with Don Cheadle and Eva Longoria to spearhead the program. (Photo Credit: AFP/File)

  • The program will initially be available next fall for 14 to 16-year-olds at a downtown high school
  • Clooney plans to expand the program to other ages and pilot locations
  • The Los Angeles Unified School District teaches some 650,000 students