Twenty eight people and more. On sunday jeff bezos announced that amazon will donate 690 000 1 million australian in assistance to wildfire recovery after australia s devastating bushfires.
Leading the charge is australian billionaire andrew twiggy forrest who last week announced a 70 million bushfire recovery package.
How much money has been donated to the amazon fire. Published mon jan 13 20207 56 am est updated tue jan 14 20202 58 am est. How can you tell how much money you have raised for your charity with amazon smile. More than 100 million has been raised through the combined efforts of charities local fundraising pages huge corporations and a growing group of hollywood a listers with many donating at least 500 000.
8 causes accepting donations to help end the amazon rainforest fire. Additional criticism has recently been heaped on bezos charitable ways particularly after amazon committed just 690 000 to relief efforts for the australian wildfires last year. Also the money all goes to the amazon smile foundation and then they pay out quarterly to the charities.
Along with donating money there s other ways you can help. I hope there isn t a minimum i donate to a very small charity i m sure most of what is donated is pocket change. The amazon rainforest has been burning at a record rate for several days with thousands of new fires recently started.
Celebrities like vanessa hudgens leonardo dicaprio and lana condor have donated money to relief efforts. The charity confirmed its bushfire appeal has raised 12 5 million of which 2 4 million has been distributed nationally with a further 250 000 to go out in the next few days. If you want to do your bit to donate to amazon rainforest.
Visit insider s homepage for more stories. Vinnies claimed it was still assessing how to best put the remaining 10 million to good use. Jeff bezos says amazon is donating 690 000 to australian bush fire efforts.
Original poster 3. How to help amazon rainforest fire as 10 000 fires break out this week alone the amazon rainforest has been hit by record numbers of fires this year as blazes continue to rage across. More than 74 000 fires have been reported an 84 percent increase over the number at the same time last year.
The forest has been hit with a record number of fires this year.