The American singer Pink announced this Saturday a donation of half a million dollars to mitigate the effects of devastating forest fires in Australia.
"I am devastated to see what is happening in Australia right now with the terrible forest fires. I pledge to donate $ 500,000 directly to local fire services They are fighting hard in the front line. My heart is with our friends and family in Oz, "said the singer through a tweet, which has accumulated more than 160,000 likes.
Also, Pink has accompanied his announcement with a series of addresses to which to go to make donations, and among which are the Rural Fire Service of New South Wales, one of the most affected by the fire.
I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. 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 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/kyjDbhoXpp
– P! Nk (@Pink) January 4, 2020
The forest fires that calcined especially the south of that country have left more than twenty dead, thousands of evacuees and endemic species seriously affected, such as kangaroos and koalas.