Oprah helps her ohana on Maui … personally delivering essential provides to people who misplaced every thing within the lethal wildfires that worn out an historic city.
The media mogul, who’s considered one of Maui’s largest non-public landowners, visited wildfire victims Thursday at a makeshift aid shelter … passing out cots, pillows and toiletries.
Video reveals Oprah giving a person in a cot a pillow, and he seems bandaged. Oprah reportedly supplied to purchase provides for the shelter, which is overrun with people who misplaced their houses within the lethal blaze.
Oprah shared moments with evacuees at Battle Memorial Gymnasium in Wailuku, which is getting used as a shelter and a drop-off location for donations and provides, even taking a second to pose for photographs.
Oprah owns greater than 1,000 acres on Maui … together with in Hana and Kula, which is in one of many areas the place the fires are raging. The blaze utterly worn out Lahaina, an historic city and in style vacationer vacation spot.
Maui’s been completely devastated by the wildfires that ripped by way of the island this week, and as of Friday the demise toll stands at 55. Along with the tragic lack of life, hundreds of buildings burned to the bottom.
Of us on Maui have been compelled to flee the flames with simply the clothes on their backs … in order that they want all the assistance they’ll get.
TMZ broke the story … boxer Floyd Mayweather is paying for 68 households displaced by the fires to fly to security and keep in a resort for a number of weeks, and he is additionally footing the invoice for his or her meals and clothes.
Now, Oprah’s stepping up too.