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Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively to match up to $1M in donations to Ukraine refugees

Celebrity power couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have vowed to match up to $1 million in aid to Ukrainians displaced by Russia’s invasion of their country.

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Reynolds, 45, issued the public plea for donations benefiting Ukrainian refugees via Twitter on Saturday afternoon.

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“In 48 hours, countless Ukrainians were forced to flee their homes to neighboring countries. They need protection. When you donate, we’ll match it up to $1,000,000, creating double the support,” Reynolds said in a retweet of the USA for UNHCR account.

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By Sunday, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated that roughly 368,000 Ukrainian refugees had arrived in neighboring countries, and that number is expected to continue swelling.

Meanwhile, Lively, 44, shared similar sentiment via an Instagram post:

The stars’ pledges come amid the fourth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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