Australia bushfires: Parris Goebel pledges $20 to support efforts each time her Instagram post is shared

Parris Goebel has pledged to donate $20 each time her Instagram post is shared.
Parris Goebel has pledged to donate $20 each time her Instagram post is shared. Photo credit: Getty / Parris Goebel / Instagram

Parris Goebel has pledged to donate $20 each time her latest Instagram post is shared in an effort to help Australia fight raging bushfires.

The New Zealand-born dancer and choreographer shared a series of images of the bushfire crisis to her Instagram on Sunday afternoon alongside an important message to her 1.1 million followers.

"Australia needs our help! Please do not ignore these images and facts," the 28-year-old wrote.

"As I sit in the peace and safety of my room here in NZ I can't help but feel for all the families fleeing their homes, firefighters sacrificing their lives and animals dying because of these horrific bushfires.

"For every share of this post I will donate $20. Let's raise awareness and do our part."

Goebel suggested a number of services her followers can also donate directly to, including the Red Cross, Wires Wildlife Rescue, New South Wales' Rural Fire Service and the Salvation Army.

"Every little bit makes a difference! Spread the word and let's come together and help Australia," she said.

The post has amassed more than 100,400 likes in three hours.

Instagram posts can be reshared on another user's story, which will notify the person who uploaded the original post. 

A number of high-profile names have pledged money towards tackling Australia's bushfires, including Pink, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban - whose New South Wales' property is "under threat" from the raging fires. 

The award-winning choreographer was appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen's New Year Honours for 2020

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