Kanye West Donates to California Wildfires Relief Fund
The California Wildfires are getting out of control leaving a lot many celebrities with no other option but to evacuate. But even with the raging fires, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s house stands safe. Apparently, the couple hired private firefighters to blow away the fire before it wrecks their mansion. Although they were forced to evacuate considering the intense smell of smoke, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are grateful to the California Wildfires rescue team that was able to save their home. To express their gratitude and to assist in further operations, West is donating to Wildfires Relief Fund. And keeping in view his total charity in various forms, the amount given sums up to $500,000.
Kim and Kanye Grateful To California Wildfires Rescue Team
While appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Wednesday, Kim Kardashian revealed that their home is still standing safe amidst the California Wildfires because they hired private fire fighters. As soon as it reached the gates, the private team helped them put the fire out. But the Kardashian-West family still had to evacuate as the smell of smoke was too intense. They do have machines trying to blow that out, but still the living condition was not great. However, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian feel that they are blessed enough that the fire did not wreck their home.
This private fire fighting company was a suggestion to the couple by their friends who lost their home in Santa Barbara. And Kim Kardashian claimed that they were so glad that they took this suggestion because it saved their house and neighborhood. But Kim told the fighters to not just take of her house, but in fact everything. And that included her neighborhood.
Now that it’s all good, Kim announced some donations for California Wildfires operations. Apparently, Kanye West, Yeezy and Adidas are donating $200,000 to the California Fire Foundation. Apart from that, they are giving $200,000 to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund.
Later in the episode Ellen also invited firefighter Mike Williams and his wife on the show to join her and Kim. Unfortunately, Williams’ home was burnt down in the California Wildfires as he helped save other people’s properties. But Kim Kardashian and Kanye West offered them some aid to help them pick up the pieces. Kim announced that,
To know that you’ve lost your home, Kanye, Yeezy and Adidas wanted to donate to you guys $100,000.
All combined, Kanye West and Kim donated $500,000 to the relief funds and rescue teams for these California Wildfires.