“Not all heroes wear capes,” it has often been said, but, when it is about Thor from The Avengers movie series, he does wear a cape. Chris Hemsworth, playing the role of “Thor” in Avengers, has turned out to be a hero in both reel and real life.
One of the most urgent matters of global concern right now is the Australian wildfire that has burnt down over 12 million acres of wilderness, killing about 50 million animals and a few human casualties were reported in the incident. Chris Hemsworth, donated 1 million dollars for the cause and has shown his concern in regards to the matter, offering to help the victims and rescue operations through his donation.
The wildfire in Australia has caught the attention of celebrities and public figures from all over the world. Many renowned personalities have come forward to help and contribute towards the cause, trying to help the rescue operations. Chris Hemsworth, donated a generous amount of 1 million dollars for his home country, and on a video post on Instagram, he called others to contribute towards the cause, and expressed his personal viewpoint behind the donation, captioning the video of himself with these words.
“Like you, I want to support the fight against the bushfires here in Australia. My family and I are contributing a million dollars. Hopefully, you guys can chip in too. Every penny counts so whatever you can muster up is greatly appreciated.”
Several celebrities have come forward to contribute to fight against the destruction. The wildfire has ravaged three states of Australia majorly, leading to terrible scenes of devastation. Amongst other mentionable personalities are Elton John who donated $1 million, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban donated $500,000, and other celebrities like Cate Blanchett, Celeste Barber, and sportspersons like Novak Djokovic and LaMelo Ball.
There have also been huge amounts of contribution from the general mass of people from all across the globe. An Australian model raised almost $1 million for contributions when she offered to send every contributor a nude selfie. Everyone has been concerned about the severity of the disaster and donations have not stopped coming in.
Chris Hemsworth, famous for his heroic role of Thor, in Avengers, proved that he is not any less of a hero in real life, through his generous donation. His love towards his country and his genuine concern for the people is expressed through his act.