Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million to Japan Relief

10:11 AM PST 03/23/2011 by Mark Cina
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The No Doubt singer and fashion designer aligns herself with Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund.

Gwen Stefani has donated $1,000,000 today to Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund to help in the relief and recovery effort in Japan.

"I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, appreciation and respect for the Japanese people and their culture,” she said in a statement Wednesday. “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.” 
 
A limited edition Harajuku Lovers T-shirt designed by Steafni will be available next week through nodoubt.com, with all proceeds going to the relief efforts in Japan. 
 
A charity auction is also being organized where fans can bid on the chance to join the singer at a special fundraiser in Los Angeles.  
 
Those who wish to participate more immediately may donate now at www.savethechildren.org.
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