Instragram model and influencer Kaylen Ward has raised $500,000 dollars by offering nude photos for $10 to any person who donates at least $10 to any organization helping battle the devastating fires.
We have hit and estimated $500k…… guys I am crying…. this is fucking crazy
— THE NAKED PHILANTHROPIST (@lilearthangelk) January 5, 2020
The Daily Mail reports: She said in the past she has sent photos for money, and was hoping her regular customers would be interested in donating to a good cause.Within minutes, her private messages on Instagram and Twitter were bombarded by hundreds of people sending in their receipts to prove they had donated. The Texan model, who now lives in Los Angeles, has spent almost every minute since responding to the more than 20,000 messages she received with individualised naked photos. Ward said she was motivated to use her following to contribute to the cause after photos surfaced of the catastrophic conditions.
side eye af pic.twitter.com/Nu2Z2M5eBd
— THE NAKED PHILANTHROPIST (@lilearthangelk) December 29, 2019
“It’s devastating and any normal person would be concerned and want to help,” she said.
She asked her followers to donate directly to a list of charities she suggested, which included NSW Rural Fire Service, Victorian Country Fire Service, Red Cross and certain koala hospitals across the nation. As of the time of writing she says she’s she’s raised over $500K.
“We have hit and estimated $500k…… guys I am crying…. this is fucking crazy,” she wrote on Twitter.
Her Instagram is here.