Thursday 24 April 2014
News updated at 10:10 PM IST
Weather
Max: 34.6°C
Min : 22.8°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

Lady Gaga gives USD 1 million to help Sandy relief effort

Los Angeles, Nov 8, 2012, (PTI) :

Pop star Lady Gaga has donated USD 1 million to the American Red Cross for the relief efforts to help victims of superstorm Sandy.

The 26-year-old singer's birthplace is New York City and she has a soft spot for the devastated area, reported Ace Showbiz.

"Today I pledge 1 million dollars to New York and The American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief.


If it wasn't for NYC: the Lower Eastside, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn, I would not be the woman or artist that I am today," Gaga wrote on littlemonsters.com.

"New York is relentless ambition, a drive to succeed, a place where there is a natural pursuit of diversity through compassion.

Thank you for helping me build my spirit. I will now help you rebuild yours. Sincerely, Lady Gaga and The Germanottas."

Other celebrities also pitched in their donations for the hurricane victims.

Actors Ben Stiller, Alec Baldwin, Russell Crowe, and music mentor Simon Cowell, gave their donations to help various relief efforts in New York and the outpouring of support shows no sign of slowing down.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A fan offers sweet to a poster of Sachin Tendulkar on his 41st birthday, in Bikaner on Thursday...

A fan offers sweet to a poster of Sachin Tendulkar on his 41st birthday, in Bikaner on Thursday...

A physically challenged boy shows his voter identity card after casting vote for the Lok Sabha...

A physically challenged boy shows his voter identity card after casting vote for the Lok Sabha...

Elderly women outside a polling booth before casting their votes in Malda, West Bengal on ...

Elderly women outside a polling booth before casting their votes in Malda, West Bengal on ...

Voters show their identity cards as they wait to cast votes for Lok Sabha elections at a village...

Voters show their identity cards as they wait to cast votes for Lok Sabha elections at a village...

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan displays the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his ...

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan displays the indelible ink mark on his finger after casting his ...

Catholic nuns show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Lok Sabha polls in ...

Catholic nuns show their inked finger after casting their vote for the Lok Sabha polls in ...

Malayalam film actor Mammootty presents a memento to prominent Malayalam writer and Janapith ...

Malayalam film actor Mammootty presents a memento to prominent Malayalam writer and Janapith ...

Women voters show their voter identity cards as they wait in queues to cast votes for Lok Sabha ...

Women voters show their voter identity cards as they wait in queues to cast votes for Lok Sabha ...

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan,  son Abhishek Bachchan, and daughter...

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, and daughter...

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita Ambani and sons showing ink marked fingers after ...

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani with wife Nita Ambani and sons showing ink marked fingers after ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523