Sandra Bullock donates $1M to Harvey relief efforts; Joins Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson and more
The Oscar-winning "The Blind Side" star Sandra Bullock joined a host of Hollywood stars, including, Dwayne Johnson, Jennifer Lopez, Kevin Hart, DJ Khaled, The Kardashians and Beyonce to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Joining the effort she donated $1 million to charities in Texas to help with relief efforts. Bullock, 53, added $1 million(£774,000) to the American Red Cross' relief fund for its effort in devastated regions of Texas.
The recent storm that devastated Houston, Texas has left 30,000 people homeless, killing 14.
Hurricane Flooding Harvey destroys Texas
This isn't Bullock's first-time donation as she makes many donations when there's a major disaster in the US.
Every time there's a major disaster in US, Sandra Bullock gives $1 million. 9/11, Katrina, etc and now she's given $1 mil to Harvey relief— Yashar Ali ?? (@yashar) August 30, 2017
Sandra Bullock helps Harvey victims with $1M
Source: US Magazine
In reply Bullock said, I'm just grateful I can do it. We all have to do our part."
“There are no politics in eight feet of water....I'm just grateful I can do it."— Yashar Ali ?? (@yashar) August 30, 2017
- Sandra Bullock https://t.co/d78EwN7AAD
The American Red Cross acknowledges it's importance and called it an "incredible gift".
Bullock, who owns a home in Austin wants to look above the heated political discourse around the destructive storm and has asked the fellow Americans to help.
"There are no politics in eight feet of water, There are human beings in eight feet of water,"
Many other generous donations were made by the celebrities. Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson have led a star-stuffed challenge to give to the Red Cross and the donations are increasing in number.
I should have everything within the hour and I will also be donating 50k instead of the 25k...I know alot of my friends will follow.— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) August 28, 2017
Stay strong Houston and hold onto faith. Me and my family know what you're going thru. We… https://t.co/PVD5j19gZ3— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 29, 2017
Your amazing man!!!!! https://t.co/VraL218GJJ— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) August 29, 2017
Harvey has claimed at least 14 lives and the number is expected to rise.