Press Esc to close
Tuesday 26 May 2015
News updated at 1:00 PM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 22.3°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

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
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (R) talks with 91-year-old World War Two veteran Russel

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (R) talks with 91-year-old World War Two veteran Russel

Nepalese people walk across the damaged temple area one month after the deadly 7.8 magnitude ...

Nepalese people walk across the damaged temple area one month after the deadly 7.8 magnitude ...

Police charge Congress activists who were staging a protest at the residence of Madhya Pradesh ...

Police charge Congress activists who were staging a protest at the residence of Madhya Pradesh ...

AISA activists holding a protest against HRD Minister Smriti Irani on concerns over the choice ...

AISA activists holding a protest against HRD Minister Smriti Irani on concerns over the choice ...

Pramodadevi Wadiyar and Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a press conference in the ...

Pramodadevi Wadiyar and Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a press conference in the ...

Indians watch a chopper carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi leave after addressing a rally at ...

Indians watch a chopper carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi leave after addressing a rally at ...

Gujjar community people sleep on train track as they agitating to demand reservation in ...

Gujjar community people sleep on train track as they agitating to demand reservation in ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets to crowd as actress and BJP MP Hema Malini and other leaders ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets to crowd as actress and BJP MP Hema Malini and other leaders ...

Mumbai India and CSK Cricketers with IPL Trophy during photo session ahead of their IPL 2015...

Mumbai India and CSK Cricketers with IPL Trophy during photo session ahead of their IPL 2015...

Organically grown fruits and vegetables at ‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ at Pilikula in Mangaluru...

Organically grown fruits and vegetables at ‘Pilikula Vasanthothsava’ at Pilikula in Mangaluru...

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