Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock donate $1 million each to Harvey relief efforts

Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock donate $1 million each to Harvey relief efforts

Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock donate $1 million each to Harvey relief efforts

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has topped them all, donating a massive $US1 million to the relief effort.

He continued, "United Way's Harvey Recovery Fund will provide the much-needed help for the communities along the Gulf Coast where lives have been changed forever".

Leonardo DiCaprio donated $1 million via his charitable foundation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, and the organization he chose couldn't be more appreciative. Singer Rita Ora got involved as she was pictured on Wednesday at a donation centre in Dallas, Texas, helping to box up items for victims left homeless by the storm.

The newly-established United Way Harvey Recovery Fund said it was "incredibly grateful" to receive its first donation from the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. The Kardashian-Jenner sisters and momKris Jennerteamed up to donate a combined $500,000.

Lemonade pop icon Beyoncé said she was working with her charity to assist the storm and flood victims in her hometown of Houston.

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"I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so courageous and determined to do so much to help", said the former Destiny's Child singer, from Houston. "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". Music stars have been doing their bit to help as well, with many arranging concerts to raise funds to go towards relief efforts.

Actor Kevin Hart, $50,000 to the American Red Cross plus additional pledges to other relief groups.

The Walt Disney Company has donated $US1million to Red Cross, and Facebook said it would match donations made on its platform up to $US1 million.

Hurricane Harvey struck Texas at peak intensity on August 25, and it has caused at least 31 deaths and huge economic losses which are estimated to range from $10 billion to $160 billion.

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