Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have committed up to $1,000,000 in donations to support the growing number of Ukrainian refugees.
The Hollywood power couple asked fans to donate to the humanitarian charity US For UNHCR to help thousands of citizens displaced by the conflict, and said they would double their donation.
Violence continued to rage across the region after Russian President Vladimir Putin began military operations.
The Deadpool star wrote online: “In 48 hours, countless Ukrainians were forced to flee their homes to neighboring countries.
“They need protection. @usaforunhcr is providing it. When you donate, we will match that amount up to $1,000,000, creating DOUBLE the donation.
The Lively actress added: “@usaforunhcr is on the ground helping over 50,000 Ukrainians who have had to leave their homes in less than 48 hours.
“@Usaforunhcr is providing lifesaving aid and also working with neighboring countries to ensure protection for these families.”
The couple’s generous offer comes as other famous faces have posted messages of support for those in crisis.
Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz and rock star Pink also posted links to charities looking to help young people and others affected by the fighting.
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https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/ryan-reynolds-and-blake-lively-pledge-to-match-ukraine-donations-up-to-890k-41391432.html Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively pledge to donate to Ukraine up to €890k