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Shakira's $40 Million Donation

Shakira's $40 Million Donation

Her hips don’t rest and, it seems, neither does her power to do good!

Shakira meets with Mayor Bloomberg at City Hall Thursday to announce a $40 million donation she’s making to aid relief efforts in earth-quake-ravaged Peru and hurricane-stricken Nicaragua. The gift is from a foundation co-created by the Columbian native — The Latin America for Solidarity Foundation.

$5 additional million will be spent on health and education in four Latin American countries. And on Saturday, Shakzilla will also host a discussion on youth activism at the Clinton Global Initiative.

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72 Responses to “Shakira's $40 Million Donation”

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  1. 1
    Kevin Says:

    Another reason to love Shakira :D

  2. 2
    Mona Says:

    She looks a lot like Beyonce. But Beyonce is prettier.

  3. 3
    http://blacktennispros.blogspot.com Says:

    I do believe THAT amount constitutes a SIZEABLE donation.

  4. 4
    nanana Says:

    WOW…..

  5. 5
    Natalie Says:

    LOVE her. She is beautiful inside & out.

  6. 6
    samara Says:

    wow! iam look at her in different way now. you go girl!

  7. 7
    chuchi Says:

    Why she don’t tell her boyfriend to give us (all the people from Argentina) all the money that them steal since his father was president????????????????? Whyyyyyyyyyyyyy???????????

  8. 8
    lilo Says:

    great! but how is she thEn?

  9. 9
    liz Says:

    Wow, that is amazing!

  10. 10
    pipi Says:

    You should get your info straight Jared. The money’s not just from her, its from a big group of Latin American entertainers and organizations, she was only making the announcement since she’s a co-founder of the group.

  11. 11
    Miapocca Says:

    Now who the heck is JOLIE./..pitiful 100s being given to corrupt A governments

    40 big ones in the right place at the right time don’t lie!!!

    She got my vote doe world president!!!

  12. 12
    Brazilian fan Says:

    she’s a wonderful person inside ‘n out sooooo touchy ^^

  13. 13
    danh Says:

    She doesn’t have that much money to give people get real! She’s only making announcement on behalf of a whole group.

  14. 14
    WOWOWOWO Says:

    WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. 15
    Jessica Says:

    Mm…I don´t like her at all!!

  16. 16
    SILVIA Says:

    SHE IS SO CUTE AND SWEET. GO SHAKIRA

  17. 17
    nanana Says:

    9 pipi : 09/28/2007 at 5:30 pm

    You should get your info straight Jared. The money’s not just from her, its from a big group of Latin American entertainers and organizations, she was only making the announcement since she’s a co-founder of the group.
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    So, how much she did donate from her OWN pocket?

  18. 18
    angel Says:

    IM FROM PERU AND THERE IS A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE LOST EVERYTHING INCLUDING THEIR ENTIRE FAMILIES IN THIS EARTHQUAKE. GOD BLESS HER AND ALL THE PEOPLE THAT IS HELPING US OVERCOME THIS DISASTER.

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    COALHARBOURQT Says:

    9 pipi : 09/28/2007 at 5:30 pm
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    What part of “The gift is from a FOUNDATION she helped co-create” did you guys not understand??? Reading comprehension is severely lacking it seems. Of course it isn’t 40 million straight from her own pocket – she isn’t THAT rich.

    Somehow I doubt Shakira has ANYTHING to do with money connected to her boyfriend’s father.

    Another wonderful woman making a difference in the world today – BRAVA SHAKIRA! Her hips don’t lie cuz she’s walking the walk, just like Angie and Brad.

  20. 20
    lory Says:

    Wow! She’s amazing to give so much money for those in need! In my eyes, she even better than Angelina Jolie.

  21. 21
    COALHARBOURQT Says:

    10 Miapocca : 09/28/2007 at 5:30 pm
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    It’s not 40 big ones out of her own pocket but from a GROUP that participates in a foundation. I have no doubt that her contribution is sizeable. You rock Shakira!

  22. 22
    Deb Says:

    12 danh : 09/28/2007 at 5:36 pm
    She doesn’t have that much money to give people get real! She’s only making announcement on behalf of a whole group.

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    She made twice that much on her last album – Yes she has that much money. Britany brings in $737,000.00 a month on royalities. The pop, Rap and, rock and roll bands like U2 are worth Hundred of millions.
    That’s why they are richer then movie stars like Jolie, Pitt and Cruise but, not Oprah.

  23. 23
    SHAKI FAN Says:

    Hey Jared! Love the fact that you’re posting on Shakira’s good deeds. Only thing: it is spelt COLOMBIAN (with an “O”) and not COLUMBIAN ;-)

  24. 24
    Yes Says:

    She also has more class then Angelina!!!

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    joan Says:

    i have to say,i’m astonished.she’s such a beautiful talented person,and such a smart girl too.i’m so glad she’s being so generious

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