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Carrie Underwood Donates $1M for Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

May 24, 2013 (4:47 am) GMT
The 'Cowboy Casanova' singer gives back to the community by helping the tornado victims in her home state and others affected by the devastating disaster.
Carrie Underwood

A Muskogee native, supports the good deed to rebuild her home state of Oklahoma following the devastating Tornado that destroyed many houses earlier this month. The winner of "" season 4 donates $1 million to the American Red Cross to help the relief efforts.

"I have watched the devastation in my home state of Oklahoma over the past several days with great sadness," the singer said in a statement. "With the help of my fans who attended my concerts over the past year, we can offer the Red Cross a little extra help in comforting those affected by the recent tornados."

Carrie is not the only stars making donations to help Oklahoma's residents. "Oklahoma City Thunder" star wrote a generous $1 million check, and comedian pledged $200,000 to support the good cause.

was among the donators as well. While making a donation, he stirred controversy for mocking celebrities who sent moral support through prayers and condolences rather than money. He claimed monetary support was "the best way to help the disaster victims."

"Beyonce, & send prayers to #Oklahoma #PrayForOklahoma," he quoted headline news with an additional comment, "I feel like an idiot now... I only sent money." He followed it up with, "Praying for something but not doing anything to make it happen has the same effect as writing to Santa & not letting mummy read the letter."

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