Leonardo DiCaprio donates $1m to Haiti Relief Fund

Friday, 22 January 2010 - 6:42pm IST | Place: Washington, DC | Agency: ANI
Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 1 million dollars to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund to help with the earthquake relief.

Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 1 million dollars to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund to help with the earthquake relief.

The Leonardo DiCaprio Fund will disburse the money to support near-term assistance and long-term recovery efforts after the devastating earthquake.

"I salute Leonardo DiCaprio for his extraordinary generosity," People magazine quoted former president George W. Bush as saying in a statement.

"This donation sends a clear message to the people of Haiti that America's commitment to helping rebuild their country is strong.

"I thank Leo for setting a wonderful example for all Americans of helping a neighbour in need," he added.




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