WATCH: Jennifer Lawrence Announces Her Generous $2 Million Donation to a Children’s Hospital
This funny chick is serious about giving back to her community.
Jennifer Lawrence announced that she is donating $2 million to the Kosair Children’s Hospital in her own hometown of Louisville, KY. She shared her act of benevolence in a video on the hospital’s YouTube page on Friday, Feb. 12.
“I’m excited to announce we will be establishing the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital,” she said, before asking her fans to do their part in spreading the wealth. “As part of my effort to help these children and caregivers, I challenge the entire community to get behind this cause and help match my gift by raising an additional $2 million to support all of these brave and inspiring children.”
— KosairChildrens Hosp (@KCHJustforKids) February 12, 2016
The special unit will feature private rooms dedicated to children recovering from heart procedures, open heart surgery including heart transplant, heart failure and other conditions requiring intensive care, according to a press release. It will also offer 14 beds for families to stay with their children who are undergoing treatment.
Watch her video announcement below, and launch the gallery at the top of the page to view photos of J-Law at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards.