Published: Sat, September 02, 2017
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

DiCaprio foundation donates United States dollars 1 mn for Hurricane Harvey victims

DiCaprio foundation donates United States dollars 1 mn for Hurricane Harvey victims

THE Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has pledged $1 million to Hurricane Harvey victims as the inaugural donation to the new United Way Harvey Recovery Fund.

On Tuesday, Sandra Bullock gave a million dollars to the American Red Cross.

Houston-born and raised singer Solange Knowles, the younger sister of Beyoncé, has announced she will be performing a benefit show in Boston on September 28, with all proceeds earmarked for Harvey relief.

Speaking about donating to the Red Cross, Sandra simply said, "We all have to do our part". The Kardashian-Jenner sisters and momKris Jennerteamed up to donate a combined $500,000. "There are human beings in eight feet of water", she said.

She recently told the Houston Chronicle that she will remain in constant prayer for the victims and for the rescuers who have been determined to work together to rebuild their lives. We support efforts to build climate resilient communities and protect vulnerable wildlife and ecosystems across the planet, and have supported disaster relief and victim funds in the past. "So I'm really happy to help any way that I can and I hope people understand, [that] they can put themselves in those people's shoes and just know what it feels like to have everything taken away from you".

'At this point this is a serious matter. I'm going to lead the charge and step up this way, ' he added.

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the second-highest paid actor in the last financial year, matched Hart's donation and encouraged his Instagram followers to "donate a buck or two to our Houston families in need".

Rapper Nicki Minaj, $25,000 to the American Red Cross.

"I encourage everyone to do what they can to assist the people of Texas knowing whatever effort you can make to help will go a long way".

"Our hearts go out to everyone in the devastating path of this historic storm", said Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company.

The most recent death-toll for Harvey was 31, the number set to soar as water levels across the Huston area recede.

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