Oprah Winfrey donating $2 million to Puerto Rico disaster relief

Oprah Winfrey attends the European Premiere of 'A Wrinkle In Time' at BFI IMAX on March 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/John Phillips/Getty Images)
Posted at 7:23 AM, Apr 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-09 07:23:05-04

(CNN) - Oprah Winfrey is doing her part to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria.

Winfrey announced Monday she is making a $2 million commitment to the island.

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Half of that donation will go toward the Hispanic Federation's Unidos Disaster Relief and Recovery program to develop long-term needs for Puerto Rico.

The other half will go to the Flamboyan Arts Fund, which focuses on continuing Puerto Rico's arts and culture heritage.

The U.S. territory continues to recover after the island was devastated by Maria in September 2017.

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