Pop star Lizzo volunteers at Foodbank Australia to help bushfires survivors

Lizzo volunteers at Foodbank Australia.
Lizzo volunteers at Foodbank Australia. Photo credit: Foodbank Australia/Instagram

Famous pop singer Lizzo was spotted volunteering at a local foodbank during her tour in Australia. 

The 'Truth Hurts' singer visited Foodbank Australia in Victoria to express her thanks to the hardworking volunteers. 

Foodbank Australia is an organisation which fights hunger by providing food for people in need.

A volunteer at Foodbank told Insider magazine they were expecting a special guest, but not the Grammy Award nominee. 

"We knew someone would be visiting but we weren't told who," they said. "Usually, it's only politicians who visit so it was a pretty big deal."

According to Foodbank Australia, the singer sported a high-vis vest and blue gloves as she helped pack food hampers for those in fire-affected regions.

"Beautiful @lizzobeeating stopped by our @foodbankvictoria warehouse today to thank our hardworking team and vollies who have been working tirelessly for the past 6 days," FoodbankAus posted on their Instagram page. 

The singer, affected by the destruction of the Australian bushfires, declared it to be a "global crisis" in an Instagram story. 

"Being over here in Australia has really given me a real-time view into what's happening with these devastating fires and for all of my followers who are mostly American, I just want to say that this is a global crisis," she said in a heartfelt message to the camera.

Other celebrities who have donated money to Australian relief teams include singer Elton John who pledged $1 million, Chris Hemsworth, Nicole Kidman, Pink, Keith Urban, Ellen DeGeneres, Metallica and more. 

The fires have ripped across NSW, Victoria and South Australia, destroying hundreds of buildings, killing more than 20 people and destroying the habitat of millions of animals.