Leonardo Dicaprio Donates $1 million To Hurricane Harvey Relief


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Oscar winning Hollywood icon, Leornado Dicaprio has donated a hefty sum of $1 million to Houstonians impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

The star best known for Titanic, was the inaugural donor to United Way Harvey Recovery Fund which is in partnership with United Way Worldwide.

“We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of Leonardo DiCaprio and his foundation,” United Way Worldwide President and CEO Brian Gallagher said in a statement. “Responding to Hurricane Harvey requires the best of all of us–and that’s what this gift represents.”

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

Other celebrities are also stepping up to the plate to help Houstonians. E! reports

Earlier this week, Sandra Bullock flexed her star power and pledged $1 million to help victims. Kim Kardashian and her family donated $500,000 to the American Red Cross.

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