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Oprah Winfrey donating $2 million to Puerto Rico disaster relief
Posted: 7:23 AM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-09 07:23:05-04
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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)
(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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