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Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake are teaming up to help the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
As "a strong believer in philanthropy and teamwork," the 15-time major champion announced on Twitter on Thursday morning that he has partnered with Justin Timberlake, Nexus Luxury Collection, Royal Bank of Canada and Albany (a luxury resort in the Bahamas), to establish the ONE Bahamas Fund to support relief, recovery and rebuilding efforts.
The ONE Bahamas Fund has a challenge gift of $6 million, and the group will match dollar for dollar until another $6 million is raised is raised for the island's relief efforts.
Bahamas woman shelters nearly 100 dogs in her home during Hurricane Dorian
Dorian was downgraded to a Category 2 storm on Tuesday.
1) As a strong believer in philanthropy and teamwork, I'm excited to partner with my friends, , and to establish the ONE Bahamas Fund in support of Hurricane Dorian relief, recovery and rebuilding efforts.
- Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods)
It's no surprise this group has decided to help the Bahamas. Woods' Hero World Challenge, a golf tournament that benefits his foundation, has been held at Albany since 2015. In 2017, the NEXUS group, with lead partners Woods and Timberlake, joined as, one of the largest junior golf tours in the country.
'Proud Bahamian' Buddy Hield Donates $100,000 for Hurricane Dorian Relief
Kings guard and "proud Bahamian" Buddy Hield created a GoFundMe account for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts on Wednesday. The Bahamas were among the hardest hit areas by the hurricane this week. © Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty ImageHield kicked off the fundraiser with an impressive donation of his own, giving $100,000 for the relief efforts. Additional donations topped $20,000 as of noon ET on Wednesday. "As you know, my country, The Bahamas, has been severely damaged by the Hurricane Dorian. My heart is broken for my fellow Bahamians, especially on the island I was raised on, Grand Bahama," Hield wrote on the GoFundMe page.
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"[It] still blows me away how these animals survive," Doug Thron said. "Their will to survive is pretty strong."