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Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Leonardo DiCaprio and Miley Cyrus are the latest Hollywood star to reach into his pocket to help those in need in Texas.

The actor announced Wednesday that his charitable foundation is donating $1 million to the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund that has just been established to fund short and long term relief and recovery efforts.
‘We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of Leonardo DiCaprio and his foundation,’ said United Way Worldwide President and CEO Brian Gallagher. ‘Responding to Hurricane Harvey requires the best of all of us – and that’s what this gift represents.’

Leonardo DiCaprio and Miley Cyrus are the latest Hollywood star to reach into his pocket to help those in DiCaprio has previously helped with disaster relief, donating to the victims of the Indian Boxing Day tsunami in 2004, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and 2012 Hurricane Sandy.

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