Pink pledges $500,000 to help Australian firefighters battling bushfires
(CNN) -- Pink has pledged a donation of $500,000 to help firefighters battle the Australian bushfires that have left thousands fleeing their homes.
"I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires," Pink said on Twitter.
"My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz."
The pop star, whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore, said she would be donating directly to local fire services.
Three fires combined on Saturday to form a single blaze bigger than the New York borough of Manhattan, as Australian firefighters battle what has been predicted to be the most catastrophic day yet in an already devastating bushfire season.
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