The actress donated $1 million dollars to the relief efforts of the American Red Cross, People reported on Tuesday. Bullock is a long-time supporter of the American Red Cross and owns a home in Austin.
Bullock said that despite the current political divide and turmoil in the country, she hopes that, at the very least, the storm provides an opportunity for Americans to unite. “There are no politics in eight feet of water,” the star, who has a history of donating to humanitarian aid projects, told People. “There are human beings in eight feet of water.