Khloe Kardashian Helps Exotic Animals, Campaigns for World Wildlife Fund

Celebrity News Aug. 7, 2013 AT 6:40PM

Khloe Kardashian is a fierce supporter of animal rights. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star recently joined forces with World Wildlife Fund to raise money to protect endangered species.

PHOTOS: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom through the years

"I have always been a lover of exotic cats -- leopard, tigers, lions, you name it," the 29-year-old said in a new video. "And I never knew how almost to extinction that tigers were in the wild. And as soon as I found out that information, which was just a few years ago, I really became passionate about just having a voice and letting people know that we need to protect our wildlife."

PHOTOS: Khloe Kardashian's body evolution

To help her cause, the reality star recently shared a WWF phone number via Twitter; people can donate $10 by texting the organization. In just one week, the social media strategy reportedly has already raised $15,000.

Khloe Kardashian will be joining World Wildlife Fund in a new campaign.
Khloe Kardashian will be joining World Wildlife Fund in a new campaign.
Credit: James White for E!

PHOTOS: Khloe Kardashian's style evolution

In addition, Kardashian is offering a trip to Los Angeles and a $500 shopping spree at Dash to one grand-prize winner who donates at least $3 to the campaign.

"My fans are so powerful. You can do anything magical," said Kardashian, who has posed nude for a PETA campaign in the past. "I am so grateful and appreciative. I know WWF is too so thank you guys for all of your love and support and I have nothing but love and support for you all. So thank you."

How we use your email
X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT