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Leonardo DiCaprio Together with Other Celebrities Joined Harvey Relief Efforts

Leonardo DiCaprio Together with Other Celebrities Joined Harvey Relief Efforts

DiCaprio's foundation is now urging others to "step up and support" the relief efforts.

Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest Hollywood star to donate money to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

United Way Worldwide said Wednesday that the national fund will distribute 100 per cent of donations to recovery efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

"We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of Leonardo DiCaprio and his foundation", CEO Brian Gallagher said. She joined J. J. Watt in creating a fundraising campaign to support the recovery of the Harvey victims.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart issued a challenge to some of his fellow celebrities to donate relief money, posting a video to hIs Instagram Sunday night.

Furthermore, female celebrity and socialite #Kim Kardashian West tweeted on Tuesday that she and her family will also pledge donations to the Red Cross for the rehabilitation efforts. Starting in the morning with ABC local affiliates and Good Morning America, and throughout the day on ABC, Freeform, Radio Disney and across all DATG social platforms, there will be a call-to-action to donate to the American Red Cross, with those dollars going to benefit those most impacted.

Electronic music duo The Chainsmokers, $30,000 to the American Red Cross.

Singer Demi Lovato, $50,000 to the Houston Food Bank. The organization has a network of 1,800 community offshoots around the world, 23 of which are located in the path of Hurricane Harvey.

Houston rapper Bun B and music manager Scooter Braun are organizing a benefit concert to support those affected by Harvey, tentatively scheduled to air on U.S. TV networks on September 12.

Lemonade pop icon Beyoncé said she was working with her charity to assist the storm and flood victims in her hometown of Houston.

DiCaprio also donated to disaster relief funds in the past. The organization said it expects this work to continue for years.


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