Oprah Winfrey donates USD 100K to support Boston Marathon victims

Oprah Winfrey has donated USD 100,000 to support 13-year-old Michael Stolzenberg's charity.

Written by PTI | New York | Published: June 11, 2013 3:56 pm

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has donated USD 100,000 to support 13-year-old Michael Stolzenberg’s charity,Mikey’s Run,to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Winfrey,59,called two Florida brothers Monday to let them know that she gave a huge amount for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings,reported the New York Daily News.

Michael,who received Winfrey’s call,explained that when he picked up the phone she introduced herself and told him that she wanted to make the donation.

“It was really random. Michael answered and she said,’Hi,this is Oprah Winfrey’. Then she told him she wanted to make the donation and he gave me the phone,” he said.

An amputee himself Michael lost all of his limbs several years ago after a bacterial infection.

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