Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million to Japan Relief Efforts

Singer is urging her fans to donate to Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund

March 23, 2011 5:40 PM ET
Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million to Japan Relief Efforts
Dimitrios Kambouris

No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani donated $1 million yesterday to Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund to help with recovery efforts in the devastated nation.

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"I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, appreciation and respect for the Japanese people and their culture," Stefani told UsMagazine.com in a statement. "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking, and I want to do anything I can to help. I would never be able to make a gesture like this without the love and support of all the fans over all these years."

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In addition to her donation, Stefani, who is mom to Kingston, 4, and Zuma, 2, is also encouraging her fans to contribute. Next week the L.A.M.B. designer will unveil a limited edition Harajuku Lovers T-shirt through nodoubt.com; all proceeds from sales will go to help in relief efforts.

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Those who wish to participate immediately may donate now at www.savethechildren.org.

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