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Pink donates $500,000 to Australian bushfire services as international stars pledge support

Pink donates $500,000 to Australian bushfire services as international stars pledge support


International stars have shown their support for Australian bushfire victims.

Selena Gomez and Kim Kardashian are just two of many to share social media posts, encouraging their fans to donate. 

Pink, real name Alecia Beth Moore, said she is ‘totally devastated’ and is pledging a donation of $50,000. 

The national bushfire death toll reached 23 on Saturday, and more than 1,500 homes have been destroyed in bushfires this season across New South Wales and Victoria.

'Absolutely devastated': International stars including Selena Gomez (pictured) have shown their support for Australian bushfire victims, and encouraged their fans to donate

‘Absolutely devastated’: International stars including Selena Gomez (pictured) have shown their support for Australian bushfire victims, and encouraged their fans to donate 

Selena shared a link to an article on Instagram, urging her 164 million followers to donate. 

‘Absolutely devastated by the fires in Australia,’ the 27-year-old pop star wrote. 

‘Praying for everyone affected and all of the first responders. I’m making a donation and would love if you would consider doing the same if you can.’

To her 164 million fans: Pop star Selena, 27, said she is 'absolutely devastated' by the fires in an Instagram Story, and pledged a donation

To her 164 million fans: Pop star Selena, 27, said she is ‘absolutely devastated’ by the fires in an Instagram Story, and pledged a donation 

Online: Kim Kardashian took to Instagram Stories to inform fans of the devastation in Australia

Devastating: 'Over half a billion animals have been killed in Australia,' Kim penned in an Instagram Story

Wildlife: Kim Kardashian alerted her fans on Instagram Stories to the fact that ‘over half a billion animals have been killed in Australia’ 

Political figures: The 39-year-old also re-tweeted a post by American politician Bernie Sanders which suggested the raging bushfires are connected to climate change

Political figures: The 39-year-old also re-tweeted a post by American politician Bernie Sanders which suggested the raging bushfires are connected to climate change 

Kim Kardashian alerted her fans on Instagram Stories to the fact that ‘over half a billion animals have been killed in Australia’.

The 39-year-old also re-tweeted a post by American politician Bernie Sanders which suggested the raging bushfires are connected to climate change.

‘Climate change is real,’ Kim tweeted just moments after, alongside emojis of a broken heart and world globe. 

Alerting her followers: Kourtney Kardashian also drew attention to the bushfires on her Instagram Story

Heartfelt: The 40-year-old was distraught by the deaths of animals as a result of the fires

Instagram Story post: Kim’s sister Kourtney Kardashian also alerted fans on her Instagram Story to wildlife killed 

Distraught: Kourtney, 40, also shared a link on Twitter to an article detailing the effects the fires have had on wildlife

Distraught: Kourtney, 40, also shared a link on Twitter to an article detailing the effects the fires have had on wildlife

Emotional: Kendall Jenner, 24, shared a Twitter post by American politician Bernie Sanders

Emotional: Kendall Jenner, 24, shared a Twitter post by American politician Bernie Sanders 

Impacted: Khloé Kardashian was devastated to hear of the raging bushfires

Powerful image: The reality TV star captioned a powerful image 'heartbreaking'

‘Heartbreaking’: Khloé Kardashian, 35, was devastated to hear of the bushfire crisis 

Pink, real name Alecia Beth Moore, shared links to local state fire services in Australia where her Twitter followers can donate.

The 40-year-old singer-songwriter said she is ‘totally devastated’ and is pledging a donation of $50,000.

‘I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires,’ she wrote.

To his followers: Ryan Reynolds shared a powerful image on his Instagram Story

Services: The Deadpool actor tagged the Australian Red Cross and New South Wales' Rural Fire Service

Special mention: Ryan Reynolds, 43, made special mention of the Australian Red Cross and New South Wales’ Rural Fire Service on his Instagram Story 

Helping where she can: Pink, real name Alecia Beth Moore, shared links to local state fire services in Australia where her Twitter followers can donate

Helping where she can: Pink, real name Alecia Beth Moore, shared links to local state fire services in Australia where her Twitter followers can donate

Generous: The 40-year-old singer-songwriter said she is 'totally devastated' and is pledging a donation of $50,000

Generous: The 40-year-old singer-songwriter said she is ‘totally devastated’ and is pledging a donation of $50,000 

'This s**t matters': American singer SZA, real name Solána Imani Rowe, 29, gathered links for where her fans can donate

‘This s**t matters’: American singer SZA, real name Solána Imani Rowe, 29, gathered links for where her fans can donate

‘I am pledging a donation of $500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz.’ 

Kelly Rowland, who is a judge on the Australian version of The Voice, shared a video to Instagram where she and her son Titan, five, sent their well-wishes. 

The 38-year-old Destiny’s Child star wrote in the post’s caption: ‘As the world welcomes a new year, let us keep all those affected by the horrific fires in Australia in our hearts.

Sweet video: Kelly Rowland, who is a judge on the Australian version of The Voice, shared a video to Instagram where she and her son Titan, five, sent their well-wishes

Sweet video: Kelly Rowland, who is a judge on the Australian version of The Voice, shared a video to Instagram where she and her son Titan, five, sent their well-wishes 

In her heart: The 38-year-old singer wrote in the post's caption: 'As the world welcomes a new year, let us keep all those affected by the horrific fires in Australia in our hearts'

In her heart: The 38-year-old singer wrote in the post’s caption: ‘As the world welcomes a new year, let us keep all those affected by the horrific fires in Australia in our hearts’ 

‘While the devastation to OUR environment, the wildlife and of course the human toll grows, let’s hold each other up with love and prayer.’   

Chris Brown took to Instagram to post a heartbreaking message sent by a fan, begging him to help spread awareness.

‘Australia is burning please help us. We really need any kind of help [or] donations or awareness spread,’ the letter read, which the 30-year-old singer shared online.   

Raising awareness: Chris Brown took to Instagram to post a heartbreaking message sent by a fan, begging him to help spread awareness

Raising awareness: Chris Brown took to Instagram to post a heartbreaking message sent by a fan, begging him to help spread awareness 

Help needed: 'Australia is burning please help us. We really need any kind of help [or] donations or awareness spread,' the letter read, which the 30-year-old singer shared online

Help needed: ‘Australia is burning please help us. We really need any kind of help [or] donations or awareness spread,’ the letter read, which the 30-year-old singer shared online 

Impassioned: Better Midler told Prime Minister Scott Morrison to start 'leading' the country and start the conversation regarding climate change, in an impassioned tweet

Impassioned: Better Midler told Prime Minister Scott Morrison to start ‘leading’ the country and start the conversation regarding climate change, in an impassioned tweet 

Leadership: 'What an idiot. What good is an economy in an uninhabitable country? Lead, you f***wit!!' the 74-year-old singer and actress wrote

Leadership: ‘What an idiot. What good is an economy in an uninhabitable country? Lead, you f***wit!!’ the 74-year-old singer and actress wrote 

‘When California was on fire in 2018, our firefighters were right there helping put the blazes out [but] this is 1000x worse then any fire in history,’ they continued. 

‘California burnt 800,000 hectares in 2018. Australia has already burnt four MILLION hectares.’

‘Canberra Australia has the worst air pollution in the WHOLE WORLD right now,’ they added. 

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Wishes: 'My heart goes out to Australia. You are as beautiful, as you are kind,' he wrote in the post's caption

Wishes: ‘My heart goes out to Australia. You are as beautiful, as you are kind,’ he wrote in the post’s caption 

State of emergency: An 'unprecedented' state of disaster was declared in Victoria, while New South Wales also announced a week-long state of emergency. Pictured: Scenes near the town of Sussex Inlet, NSW, on December 31

State of emergency: An ‘unprecedented’ state of disaster was declared in Victoria, while New South Wales also announced a week-long state of emergency. Pictured: Scenes near the town of Sussex Inlet, NSW, on December 31

The fan then asked Chris to donate or spread the message as victims have lost their homes and ‘being kept on beaches’. 

Better Midler told Prime Minister Scott Morrison to start ‘leading’ the country and start the conversation regarding climate change, in an impassioned tweet.

‘Pity the poor #Australians, their country ablaze, and their rotten @ScottMorrisonMP saying, “This is not the time to talk about climate change. We have to grow our economy”. 

‘What an idiot. What good is an economy in an uninhabitable country? Lead, you f***wit!!’ the 74-year-old singer and actress wrote.   

Pictured: Wildfires rage under plumes of smoke in Bairnsdale, Victoria, on December 30

Pictured: Wildfires rage under plumes of smoke in Bairnsdale, Victoria, on December 30

Pictured: A bushfire in the town of Moruya, south of Batemans Bay in New South Wales, on January 4

Pictured: A bushfire in the town of Moruya, south of Batemans Bay in New South Wales, on January 4

An ‘unprecedented’ state of disaster was declared in Victoria giving the government special powers – used for the first time ever – to impose forced evacuations and give emergency services the right to take over properties.

Neighbouring New South Wales also announced a week-long state of emergency.

Saturday has already proved as devastating as experts predicted, with the national bushfire death toll reaching 23 after two people were killed in a blaze on Kangaroo Island, while 21 people are still missing in East Gippsland. 

Pictured: The sky turns red from the fires on January 4 in Bruthen, Victoria

Pictured: The sky turns red from the fires on January 4 in Bruthen, Victoria 

More than 1,500 homes have been destroyed – 1,365 in NSW alone – with 311 fires still ravaging the parched land.   

The conditions prompted Prime Minister Scott Morrison to send in 3,000 Australian Defence Force reserves to help in the bushfire recovery. 

If you’d like to donate to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief, click here

To donate to the St Vincent de Paul Society appeal for bushfire victims, click here

For donations to Victoria’s Country Fire Authority click here and here for the NSW Rural Fire Service.   

To donate to Foodbank click here and here for the World Wildlife Fund.  

Measures: The conditions prompted Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) to send in 3,000 Australian Defence Force reserves to help in the bushfire recovery. Pictured at a press conference on January 4

Measures: The conditions prompted Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) to send in 3,000 Australian Defence Force reserves to help in the bushfire recovery. Pictured at a press conference on January 4



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