Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million for Haiti Relief

Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $1 Million for Haiti Relief
Leonardo DiCaprio
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updated 01/21/2010 at 08:00 PM EST

originally published 01/21/2010 08:00PM

Leonardo DiCaprio has become the latest Hollywood figure to help with the Haiti earthquake relief, donating $1 million to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.

The money will be disbursed through the Leonardo DiCaprio Fund to support near-term assistance and long-term recovery efforts after the devastating earthquake.

"I salute Leonardo DiCaprio for his extraordinary generosity," said former President George W. Bush in a statement. "This donation sends a clear message to the people of Haiti that America's commitment to helping rebuild their country is strong. I thank Leo for setting a wonderful example for all Americans of helping a neighbor in need."

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