Shane Dawson SPEAKS OUT About Australia FIRES & Ask Fans To Donate
"Australia needs our help and our attention. ❤️ 🙏🏻 Trying to find as many legitimate donation links as I can. Here are some places to donate and help." Shane tweets.
3 January 2020 by Fonticha Tran
Shane Dawson - Photo via https://www.shanedawsonmerch.com/
On January 3, Shane Dawson tweeted out about the recent fires in Australia, along with a news article that listed "legitimate donation links" that fans could click on for secure donations.
Check out Shane's tweet below:
I "Australia needs our help and our attention. ❤️ 🙏🏻 Trying to find as many legitimate donation links as I can. Here are some places to donate and help. #AustraliaFires https://theurbanlist.com/sydney/a-list/bushfires-nsw-donate"
Along with the tweet, Shane also shared a screenshot of a map of Australia that highlighted the affected areas.
Note: The map is now outdated. An up-to-date map can be found here.
The link Shane included is to an article titled, "This Summer Has Been Catastrophic For Bushfires In NSW, Here’s How You Can Help".
The article lists 20 different links to various charities and organizations that fans can donate to which will "help out those affected by the NSW bushfires, including [...] native animals, pets and livestock".
So, how did fans react?
Altogether, fans are praising Shane for using his voice to help fire aid in Australia, with many Australian fans expressing their deepest gratitude.
Check out these comments below:
I "@shanedawson Thankyou so SO much for bringing this issue up. You are the first person out of Australia acknowledge this. It’s really crazy over here and it’s been going since September. [...]"
I "As an Australian with family who have been evacuated I cannot thank you enough @shanedawson. Unfortunately today is set to be the worst day, we have filled our cars and packed our important documents and my family is waiting to hear if we need to leave or not. It’s truly horrific."
I "Thank you for posting this 👏 we need help down here. It’s getting crazier and I didn’t think that was possible. I know I’m not the only one crying every day about it 😓."
Fonticha Tran is a news writer at Exclusive Hollywood and is also responsible for researching and writing news articles. She also keeps track of the celebrities’ on our watchlist while monitoring their social media for any new updates.
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