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Oscar winner Sandra Bullock has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan, the charity confirms to CNN.

This is the largest celebrity donation to the Red Cross since the disaster, although the charity has received other big anonymous donations, it reports.

Other stars, such as Lady Gaga, have used social media to encourage fans to give, and it’s paid off with $2.6 million in text message donations so far.

Sandra Bullock is a Winner
Photo via Getty Images for The People’s Choice Awards

This is not the first time Bullock has donated to disaster relief efforts.

Last January, the star gave $1 million to Haiti following the tragic earthquake there. She also is a strong supporter of rebuilding efforts in New Orleans.

Her adopted son, Louis Bardot, also hails from that city.

It’s nice to see Sandra and other stars use their status and resources for such important causes. Talk about setting a positive example for all of us.

UPDATE: Celebuzz reports that Demi Lovato has also donated $1 million to the cause, while holding up a sign that encourages others to give whatever they can.