Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Helped California Wildfire Relief By Donating $500K
During her live interview in one of the most recent episodes of Ellen, Kim Kardashian announced that along with her husband Kanye West, they would donate $500K toward California Wildfire Relief efforts. The couple felt that they were lucky enough and be able to hire their own private firefighters to protect their home from the most current and devastating wildfire in California.
Now, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian wanted to give back to their community especially to the people who were caught by the untoward incident because they couldn’t afford to hire their private firefighters to save their homes. The viewers of the Ellen show were amazed and pleased because of Kim and Kanye’s generosity and kindness. It is said that the money will not come from their own pockets, but Kanye’s partnership to Adidas and Yeezy brand instead.
Here is Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s breakdown of donations:
- $200,000 will go to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund.
- $200,000 will go to the California Fire Foundation.
- $100,000 will go to Michael Williams, a firefighter who wasn’t able to protect his own home because he was helping many of his neighbors during the wildfire incident.
Both the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief and California Fire Foundation were established to give temporary relief as well as long-term recovery support to the victims of the massive and destructive California wildfire. While, the California Fire Foundation provides financial aid as well as emotional assistance to the firefighters and also to the families of firefighters who lost their lives while trying to protect the community from the fire.
Michael Williams is a firefighter whose house was also destroyed by the wildfire. He wasn’t able to save his home because he continued to serve and fulfill his duties by helping other people in the neighborhood. The $100K fund is to help him, and his wife rebuild their home which they lost during the California wildfire.
These donations from the celebrity couple – Kanye West and Kim Kardashian can surely help many people in the community and be put into very good use.
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