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    How Many Millions Did Mila Kunis Raise For Ukraine War Refugee Relief?

    Mila Kunis, one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood, has raised a huge war refugee relief amount for her native Ukraine which is dealing with the invasion of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Kunis was born in 1983 in the then-Soviet city of Chernivtsi, that is located in present-day Ukraine.

    Like many refugees, Kunis and her family moved to the United States for a better future and security. They were freed from the native that was packed with anti-Semitism and oppression. The 39-year-old native along with her husband Ashton Kutcher readies into action to support her motherland in its time of humanitarian crisis.

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    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

    The Ukraine native who cannot stand the injustice and dehumanizing violence happening in her motherland launched Stand With Ukraine, in GoFundMe along with her husband Ashton Kutcher. This benefits and, organizations offering supplies and short-term housing to millions who were displaced.

    According to recent data from the FundMe organization, the effort has raised more than $37 million and the mission still continues. “We can’t become desensitized,” says Kunis, who contributed $3 million herself. “Helping — not even asking, just doing — should be our standard norm.”

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    Why Did Mila Kunis Shift To The US?

    Mila Kunis was upset with attendees at the Oscars 2022
    Mila Kunis

    Some of the relatives of Kunis who survived the Holocaust in the 1980s, witnessed people facing anti-Semitism, oppression and lack of opportunities. So, they decided to relocate. Kunis’ grandfather resisted the move until he saw “Disneyland”.

    “His brother had moved to L.A. in the ’70s,” explained the 39-year-old actress and producer. “When my grandfather visited, he took him, and it, of all places, transformed his perspective on the possibilities of the West. He came back to Russia and said, ‘We’re leaving.'”

    Kunis moved to L.A. in 1991 at age of seven after her family got visas as religious refugees. Cut to 2022, when Russian forces invaded Ukraine in February, the actress could not imagine the terror of being forced to flee. However, she knew well the uncertainty that comes with leaving a home one may never see again. So, she decided to do everything in her power to help Ukrainian citizens.

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