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Chris Hemsworth, Actual Superhero, Pledges $1 Million To Help Fight Australian Fires

As the Australian fires rage on, more and more celebrities are stepping up to donate generously to the fire fighting efforts. Aussie comedian Celeste Barber raised more than $34 million, Aussie power couple actor and musician Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban donated half a million, and Pink also donated half a million.

 

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Now, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth is also giving to the cause, donating 1 million Australian dollars to help fight the bushfires ravaging his home country.

The Avengers: Endgame actor wrote on Instagram: “Like you, I want to support the fight against the bushfires here in Australia. My family and I are contributing a million dollars. Hopefully you guys can chip in too.”

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He also provided information to help direct people to organizations who need the most assistance: “I’ve added links to support the firefighters, organisations and charities who are working flat out to provide support and relief during this devastating and challenging time.”

 

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Also using the social media platform, Celeste Barber shared how she and her family were helping by donating both time and money.

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Kidman explained how folks can support firefighters and rescue teams.

And Pink shared her well wishes and pledged a donation.

Here are some of the organizations and volunteer services you can donate to in order to help aid in firefighting and recovery efforts: Australia’s Red Cross Disaster relief and recovery fund helps support evacuation centers and recovery programs for affected communities. The RSPCA bushfire appeal is used to protect the pets, livestock, and wildlife affected by bushfires. They help evacuate animals from disaster zones. And The World Wildlife Fund is accepting donations to help support conservation, particularly koala conservation.

Patricia Grisafi

Written by Patricia Grisafi