According to E! News the “Miss Congeniality” star has pledged $1 million for the victims of the tropical storm. Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston. Bullock’s generous donation will help American Red Cross in its ongoing effort to reach out and assist those who have been affected by the flood.
“I’m just grateful I can do it,” Bullock said in a statement. “We have to take care of one another.”
According to the publication, Bullock is not the only celebrity to share her wealth. Kim Kardashian and her family also donated $500,000 to the Red Cross. Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, Nicki Minaj, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Chris Brown and T.I. also donated.
Meanwhile, Kevin Hart launched his own Hurricane Harvey Relief Challenge and encouraged his fellow celebrities to do the same. “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter also encouraged her fans to give for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. “Please donate and keep Texas in your thoughts and prayers,” she wrote on Instagram.
Meanwhile, Beyoncé is working with her local pastor to extend help. “My heart goes out to my hometown, Houston, and I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help,” the “Lemonade” singer said in a statement. “I am working closely with my team at BeyGOOD as well as my pastor (Rudy Rasmus at St. John’s in downtown Houston) to implement a plan to help as many as we can.”