John Travolta To Send Plane, Ministers, Supplies to Haiti

Celebrity News Jan. 18, 2010 AT 6:22PM
John Travolta To Send Plane, Ministers, Supplies to Haiti Credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images

John Travolta is lending a hand to Haiti.

The actor shared his plans to help victims of Tuesday's devastating earthquake at Australia Week's LA Black Tie Dinner. "I have arranged for a plane to take some some volunteer ministers and some supplies and some medics," Travolta, 55, told ET.

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"My church has also arranged for 80 medicos and 33 volunteers to go down," he added. (Like friends Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Travolta and wife Kelly Preston belong to the Church of Scientology.)

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"I hope that inspires others as well," he adds. "It's needed."

Travolta joins a ballooning lists of stars aiding Haiti in its greatest hour of need. Angelina Jolie are donating $1 million to Doctors Without Borders; Madonna has pledged $250,000; Lance Armstrong has given $1 million through his LiveStrong Foundation; Haiti-born Wyclef Jean has raised over $1 million through his Yele Hait Earthquake Fund; and George Clooney will host a telethon Jan. 22 on MTV to raise funds.

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Want to help? Visit the Red Cross (or text "Haiti" to 90999 to donate $10 to the organization) or Wyclef's Yele organization.

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