Chris Hemsworth To Donate $1 Million For Australian Bushfire Recovery
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Chris Hemsworth To Donate $1 Million For Australian Bushfire Recovery

Chris Hemsworth is the latest celeb to announce a donation for the ongoing wildfire crisis, which has killed many people and animals, and destroyed thousands of homes.

Australian A-lister Chris Hemsworth is the latest celebrity to donate funds for the Australian wildfire crisis. Taking to Instagram, the Thor star announced a donation of $1 million from him and his family. Posting a video on his official Instagram page, he wrote, “Hi everyone. 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. Every penny counts so whatever you can muster up is greatly appreciated. In my bio I’ve added links to support the fire fighters, organisations and charities who are working flat out to provide support and relief during this devastating and challenging time. Beyond appreciative to everyone around the world for their well wishes and donations. It really does make a difference, so dig deep! Love ya.”

Chris Hemsworth’s wife Else Pataky and younger brother Liam also shared the actor’s video on their Instagram accounts. His older brother Luke has shared a link to a GoFundMe campaign, for the bushfire-affected town of Mallacoota, on his Instagram account.

Australian Bushfires

Australian Bushfires

Other celebrities who have recently announced donations of $500,000 each for Australia include Pink, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, and Kylie and Dannii Minogue. Comedian Celeste Barber’s grassroots Facebook fundraiser has managed to raise $41.5 million so far from people around the world. The crisis was also mentioned by several celebrities during the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Russell Crowe, who is currently in Australia with his family, shared an acceptance speech via presenter Jennifer Aniston, which said, "Make no mistake, the tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change-based. We need to act based on science, move our global workforce to renewable energy, and respect our planet for the unique and amazing place it is.”

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