Celebrity Salma Hayek Donates $100K to Aid Mexico Earthquake Victims By Jennifer Davis Jennifer Davis Twitter Jennifer Davis is a writer, editor, and content strategist living in Atlanta. She was previously the Associate Editor for InStyle, and is currently working as a Digital Content Manager at Cox Business. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 20, 2017 @ 09:30PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Salma Hayek is giving back to her home country in a big way. The actress took to Instagram today to announce that she's donating $100,000 to UNICEF to help those affected by the catastrophic earthquake that left 22 dead an many displaced. "The people of my country have now suffered three natural disasters in a row," she wrote on Instagram. "Many children and families are hurt and in terrible need. I'm contributing $100,000 now to UNICEF which has teams on the ground responding. Please join me and contribute what you can and thank you. Click on the link in my bio above. #fuerzamexico #earthquake #sismo #mexico." Salma Hayek Uses Rose Water Instead of Washing Her Face in the Morning In the video, she goes on to shared her experience in the 1985 earthquake that hit Mexico City. "After the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City, I was evacuated from my building. A lot of my friends died, including an uncle that was very, very close to me," Hayek recalled. "I have lived through the aftermath of a disaster of this magnitude, and it's horrific. I implore to your hearts, to the goodness of your hearts and your compassion to help with anything that you can give."