Crypto Donation Accepted in Relief Fund for Maui Wildfire Victims

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Maui Wildfire Victims
  • A relief fund led by Oprah Winfrey and The Rock for Maui accepts crypto donations.
  • The fund has been set up for those affected by the wildfires in the Hawaiian island of Maui.
  • Accepted crypto includes Shiba Inu, Bitcoin, ETH, USDC, and more.

The Maui community has found strong support from the crypto world, as a relief fund led by prominent celebrities Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) now welcomes donations in various cryptocurrencies, including Shiba Inu.

In a recent tweet, Johnson, aka The Rock, made a heartfelt announcement regarding the launch of the People’s Fund of Maui. According to him, the fund is to provide direct financial assistance to individuals adversely affected by the recent wildfires in Maui.

For context, destructive wildfires swept across the picturesque Hawaiian island of Maui last month. The event caused extensive property damage and personal hardships as thousands of acres were reportedly engulfed in flames. In response to this calamity, Winfrey and The Rock initiated the People’s Fund of Maui.

Having personally witnessed the devastating consequences of these wildfires, the duo assured the public of a 100% guarantee that all donations would be allocated to the residents of Lahaina.

Interestingly, the People’s Fund of Maui accepts contributions in various forms. It includes conventional fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. In particular, contributors can donate Shiba Inu, Bitcoin (BTC), stablecoins, Ethereum, and many more digital assets.

Moreover, The Rock clarified that, under the program, every adult resident displaced by the wildfires is eligible to receive $1200 monthly. Also, Oprah Winfrey elucidated the essence of delivering the donations directly to the survivors. She said it is to empower them to determine their path to recovery and normalcy.

Notably, the disaster relief organization All Hands and Hearts has also actively gathered crypto donations to extend aid to the local Maui residents.