23 MARCH 2008

Courteney Cox and her husband David Arquette have set themselves a two-week target to raise $1 million for charity. To help in the staggering challenge, the pair have enlisted the support of A-list pals such as Jennifer Aniston, Orlando Bloom and Kate Beckinsale.

The cash will go to those affected by genetic skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa, a condition which often affects children.

"EB is very personal to me so I'm happy to be part of this $1 million challenge," says Dirt star Courteney. "Now is such an important time to put a spotlight on EB and ensure that research can continue at a fast pace."

The pretty brunette has also reached out to other big names, including actors Eva Longoria Parker and James Marsden, who have both pledged their support.

Another famous face helping shine the spotlight on the charity is Jennifer's ex-husband Brad Pitt, who is well known for his generosity when it comes to giving to others.

Recent reports have shown that the 44-year-old actor and his humanitarian partner Angelina Jolie gave more than $8 million to charity in 2006.

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Courteney and David are hoping to reach their £500,000 pound target with help from pals such as Jennifer Aniston. The stars are joining forces to raise money for those who suffer from the incurable skin condition EB Photo: © Getty Images
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Big-hearted couple Brad and Angelina are renowned for their charitable work. In 2006, they reportedly gave more than $8 million to charities Photo: © Getty Images
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