Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, and Volodymyr Zilensky called to thank them personally for their fundraising efforts.
Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, has called Mila Kunis (and Ashton Kutcher) to thank them for their fundraising efforts to aid Ukrainian refugees.
Ashton, 44 retweeted the message and shared a photo of the president and the trio talking during a video conference.
The caption came from the official account. “@aplusk & Mila Kunis were among the first to respond to our grief. They have already raised $35 million & are sending it to @flexport & @Airbnb to help [Ukrainian flag] refugees.
“Thankful for their support. They inspire me with their determination. They are an inspiration to the rest of the world. #StandWithUkraine.”
Mila, 38, was born in Chernitvtsi in Ukraine and also retweeted the post.
Zelensky had also labelled Ashton and Mila a “star couple” and thanked them for their support in believing in the country’s future.
In a statement on Monday he said: “They aid IDPs [internally displaced refugees]By raising funds. The two of them have already raised funds. [close to] $35 million.”
“I thanked them in behalf of all our people. This is a very positive result for a couple of our American friends.”
Mila and Ashton, who acted together on That 70s Show, revealed on Thursday how their fundraiser had reached a staggering $30 million and is currently only thousands off $35 million.
The couple donated $3 million of their personal money to the cause. “Stand With Ukraine”This fund was created less than two weeks ago.
According to the United Nations there have been more than two million refugees from Ukraine. The majority fled to Poland.
In a recent update video, Mila said: “Over 65,000 of you donated. We are overwhelmed with gratitude of the support and while this is far from the solve of the problem, our collective effort will provide a softer landing to so many people as they forge ahead into their future of uncertainty.”
Ashton said: “Our work is not done. We’re going to do everything we can to ensure that the outpouring of love that came from you all as a part of this campaign finds a maximum impact with those in need.’
“As new funding is received, we’ll treat every dollar like it’s coming out of our pocket. With respect and honour for all the work involved, and with the intention of loving the person who gave it and the desire to maximize its potential for positive outcomes for others,