Actor-comedian Adam Sandler is the latest celeb to engage in some philanthropy work.

The 47-year-old recently contacted 8-year-old Grady Kinnearl, ho faces a battle with Leukemia .

The call came after a family friend expressed Grady’s admiration of Sandler on a blog.

Following the experience, an update was issued on the blog, along with a picture of Grady smiling:

"Adam Sandler's people reached out to me earlier today and we were able to get them hooked up with Jeff and his wife Carry. Adam was fantastic and called Grady directly this evening, the two of them hit it off and had a great conversation! Here is a pic of Grady on the phone with his hero! Thank you all for your help in getting this out there. You are all awesome!”