Ben Affleck Honored for Congo Work at the 2012 Do Something Awards

Posted Sunday August 19, 2012 10:11 PM GMT

Tapped to hand out the grand prize at show's end, Ben Affleck immersed himself in the 2012 Do Something Awards festivities in Santa Monica, California on Sunday night (August 19).

The "Argo" actor suited up for the Barker Hangar held event which helps young people carry out charitable causes of interest while grabbing a prime seat alongside fellow attendee Joel McHale.

Along with being chosen to dote the grand prize unto the big winner, Affleck also happened to take home a trophy after being selected as the Do Something Facebook honoree for his work on The Eastern Congo Initiative.

As for the ceremony, "New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel is tending to hosting duties with co-stars Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris with the show set to air on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 9/8c on VH1.

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