Sandra Bullock Donates Total Of $500,000 To California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Sandra Bullock has donated a whopping $500,000 in total toward relief efforts in the face of devastating wildfires across Northern and Southern California.

According to People, the American Red Cross announced that they had received a donation of $400,000 from the actress.

“The untold destruction from these fires is heartbreaking, especially following the tragedy at Borderline in Thousand Oaks,” Bullock said in a statement, referencing the recent shooting that claimed 12 lives. “I’m glad to be able to help. We’re all family in this, whether it be human, furry or feathered.”

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Earlier this week, Bullock also donated $100,000 to the Humane Society of Ventura County shelter to help them care for animals caught up in the California wildfires.

The organization took to Facebook Sunday to make the announcement, thanking the actress for her constant support: “The Humane Society of Ventura County was deeply humbled today by a $100,000 donation from Sandra Bullock and family. Our efforts for rescuing and caring for evacuated animals from the Hill and Woolsey fires had caught her attention and her team reached out to the shelter to show their support.”

“Sandra Bullock and her family have reached out to other nonprofit organizations both during this incident and in the past. However, this time she wanted to contribute to those on the frontline rescuing animals in peril and hope others will choose to do the same.”

The charity continued, “This donation will help the HSVC provide 24/7 care for the scores of horses, bulls, donkeys, pigs, chickens, ducks, dogs, cats and other pets evacuated from the fires.”

“The HSVC pledges to care for these animals for as long as is needed or until their owners feel comfortable in safely reuniting their families. From all of us on staff at the HSVC, our dedicated volunteers, and the animals in our care, we thank you for your kind consideration.”

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Bullock’s donation comes as thousands of firefighters continue to battle massive blazes in the state. There have been at least 29 fatalities so far, with hundreds of people still missing.

The likes of Miley Cyrus, the Kardashians and Gerard Butler are among those with homes affected by the fires, with Cyrus recently taking to Twitter to say she was “completely devastated” but grateful that her loved ones managed to get out of her now-ruined property.

See more on the horrific wildfires in the clip below:

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