Ben Schwartz is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. You may recognize him as BB-8 in Star Wars or Jean-Ralphio Saperstein Parks and Recreation. Some even know him from the various recurring roles in the CollegeHumor web series Jake and Amir. Thomas Steven Middleditch is a Canadian actor, comedian, and screenwriter, known for his role as Richard Hendricks in the HBO series Silicon Valley. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The two usually perform a comedy show together known as Middleditch and Schwartz.
Amazon Rainforest Burns as The World Ignores
In the rapid world where industries are too ignorant to identify climate change as an issue; celebrities like Ben Schwartz and Thomas Middleditch are taking a stand to help the world. The world is left with only a few years to solve the issue according to leading scientists. After these years, the effects of climate change will be inevitable and we as humans will seize to exist. The Amazon forest plays an integral part in the maintenance of the climate. It accounts for 20% of the world’s oxygen. Hence, it is heartbreaking news is that the Amazon is on fire.
Middleditch and Schwartz Do Their Part
Their shows are usually for entertainment purposes. But in their recent one, they raised funds to save the Amazon rain forest.
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This weekend Thomas and I did 2 Middleditch and Schwartz shows for charity and were able to raise $13,500 for @rainforestalliance & @rainforestactionnetwork to help the rainforests in the Amazon. Thank you to everyone who came! And to @largolosangeles for helping put it together and for donating to the cause as well!
The good news is that they ended up collecting about $13,500 for the Amazon forest relief. This was after Ben Schwartz tweeted to reveal the purpose of the shows and invited people. The fans responded quickly and aided in the great cause. Most of the shows are already booked.
The fans also commented on the tweet, where they appreciated the aim. Raising awareness and bringing a change within the people is the only way to solve the issue. Support the earth! It’s great we have celebrities like Ben Schwartz and Thomas Middleditch to realize the seriousness of the issue.