Sandra Bullock Gives $1 Million To Doctors Without Borders for Haiti Relief

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Award-winning actress and producer Sandra Bullock said Friday she donated $1 million toward Haitian earthquake relief.

Bullock’s contribution went to Doctors Without Borders’ emergency operations in Port-Au-Prince, where three of the organization’s existing facilities were damaged by the magnitude 7.0 quake.

I wanted to ensure that my donation would be used immediately to meet the needs of the Haitian people affected by this catastrophic event,” said Bullock in a statement.

I urge all of my friends and fans around the world to join me collectively to match my contribution or give in any way you can,” she said. “We must act now.”

Earlier Friday, Not On Our Watch, an advocacy and grantmaking group founded by George Clooney, Brad Pitt and others, donated $1 million to Partners in Health. Madonna also announced she gave $250,000 toward the effort as celebrity aid continued to pour into the devastated country.

The international Red Cross estimates 45,000 to 50,000 people were killed in the earthquake, which devastated the Caribbean nation on Tuesday.


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2 responses to “Sandra Bullock Gives $1 Million To Doctors Without Borders for Haiti Relief

  1. Doctors Without Borders is a fantastic charity that my family donates to on a yearly basis, no matter what our economic situation is. Good for Sandra – she’s someone w/the star power who can get the word out about the amazing work this charity does.

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