Top Stories

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.

30+ pictures inside of Shakira with Mayor Bloomberg

Like Just Jared on Facebook
shakira mayor bloomberg 01
shakira mayor bloomberg 02
shakira mayor bloomberg 03
shakira mayor bloomberg 04
shakira mayor bloomberg 05
shakira mayor bloomberg 06
shakira mayor bloomberg 07
shakira mayor bloomberg 08
shakira mayor bloomberg 09
shakira mayor bloomberg 10
shakira mayor bloomberg 11
shakira mayor bloomberg 12
shakira mayor bloomberg 13
shakira mayor bloomberg 14
shakira mayor bloomberg 15
shakira mayor bloomberg 16
shakira mayor bloomberg 17
shakira mayor bloomberg 18
shakira mayor bloomberg 19
shakira mayor bloomberg 20
shakira mayor bloomberg 21
shakira mayor bloomberg 22
shakira mayor bloomberg 23
shakira mayor bloomberg 24
shakira mayor bloomberg 25
shakira mayor bloomberg 26
shakira mayor bloomberg 27
shakira mayor bloomberg 28
shakira mayor bloomberg 29
shakira mayor bloomberg 30

Photos: Gustavo Caballero/Getty
Posted to: Shakira

JJ Links Around The Web

Michael Buckner/Getty

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

Pages: « 1 2 [3] Show All

  1. 51
    groundcontrol Says:

    I don’t care where the money is coming from (even if it’s drug cartel money). Whether is comes out of her own pocket or not is irrelevant. It’s much more important to get others involved and invested in an issue and project rather than paying for it all yourself. That type of joint giving generates much more charity in the end. Shakira’s and her colleagues’ ability to corral this much money is a remarkable achievement. Kudos to her for making great use of her time and energy. She and the Pitts and others like them need to shout from the rooftops about the need in the world and that something can be done if people make the effort.

    I hope Shakira is proud of this effort. She looks thrilled and she deserves to enjoy the giving. And the more publicity the better. Maybe it will motivate others to give and do even if all they want is the publicity -I never care why people do good. Neither do the needy recipients. Just as long as it gets done.

  2. 52
    Frenchy Says:

    The fact that people are comparing Shakira to Angelina instead of others is a sure sign tht Angelina is on everyone’s brain. Why is no one caparing Shakira to Oprah, Leo Dicaprio, Madonna, Paul Newman or fellow singer Alicia Keys?, hmmmm?

    Oh and where are the comments like “why can’t she give ‘quietly’? or “Why must she announce this”? or the ever popular “she’s just doing this for publicity”?

    Congrats to Shakira and the foundation she’s associated with. Welcome to the pilanthropy club sweetie.

  3. 53
    lorena frnaco Says:

    SHAKIRA PERU WANTS TO YOU AND IT THANKS TO YOU…

  4. 54
    watever Says:

    32 quiet no more : 09/28/2007 at 7:12 pm

    yay!

    the global community is on it’s way to improvement! Its quite exciting to see women.. like Shakira helping to change the world now these are the stories we need to show to little girls not ones about how getting “revenger plastic surgery” is ok… or having nude photos, or having having pictures of our private parts taken because they havent put on underwear, or going to rehab getting out getting a DUI and going to rehab again!

    Thank you Shakira and all the other celebs that are good examples…. a great reminder that the good in people still lives!
    __________________________

    ITA

  5. 55
    wacky Says:

    I can’t believe some people are criticizing her, she’s a woman that goes and uses her status as celebrity to raise awareness and do some charity work. Even if she didn’t gave a cent, she’s giving up her personal time in good stuff, with the money she has she could be on vacation or partying all the time(like britney or paris) but instead choses to do some good. I’m sure the people from Peru and Nicaragua will be greatful.

  6. 56
    meehan khan Says:

    shakiraaaa don”””””””””””””””””””””t stop ur hipps. I like it.

  7. 57
    meehan khan Says:

    shakiraaaa don”””””””””””””””””””””t stop ur hipps. I like it.whichever u like hips or shakiraaaaaaa.

  8. 58
    soysauce Says:

    omg mona i agree that as soon as i saw those pics of shakira i thought that there was something that reminded me of beyonce, maybe its the hair?… good work shakira!!

  9. 59
    the_original_nika Says:

    go girl

  10. 60
    http://fixationofshakira.c.la/ Says:

    she’s perfect !

  11. 61
    what it is Says:

    Beautiful. Start the giving train honey. You’re on the right track.

  12. 62
    what it is Says:

    I think everyone needs to remember that money can be used for good or evil – just like any other energy. She’s CHOOSING to do good. That’s good enough for me. Let it start a chain reaction….

  13. 63
    SandraSweden Says:

    Shes from Colombia, not Columbia as in the USA….

  14. 64
    Miapocca Says:

    The reason to annouce developmental funds is so we can keep it above board and demand acocuntablity FOOL!!!

  15. 65
    Shelly Says:

    Plus she is attending college this year!

  16. 66
    alessandrajordan Says:

    I love SHAKIRA>

    She is the sweetest person ever.
    40 Million Dollars WOW. that would take me like 999899856599899966499964699999999999997979989898965456454564564564 yrs to make. =)

    Shes AWESOME.

  17. 67
    ludis Says:

    hey! u text me my phone is 786 259 5541 ok u dont call me ok

  18. 68
    ludis Says:

    hello, my name ludis! how r u? i like ur songs that cool ur dance! u text me please ok my phone is (786)259-5541 ok! i m deaf ok! i m nice meet you1 my favor ur songs! i love u1

  19. 69
    I LOVE YOU Says:

    que buena persona es shakira … donar esa plata la verdad no se a que la dono por que no entiendo ingles … pero la dono y eso es muy bueno … sin duda es muy buen ejemplo …. :)

  20. 70
    rui Says:

    i love u shakira!!!

    viva shakira!!!

  21. 71
    Scooter Says:

    You guys hate her as much as me!!! Go to http://www.updateyourhate.com and spread the word about this lack of talent!!!

  22. 72
    James Says:

    Her net worth right now is 240 million so she has enough money to give.

Pages: « 1 2 [3] Show All

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here