Metallica Donates $100,000 to California wildfire relief efforts The recent slew of wildfires in California has left thousands displaced and without power. The band has donated relief funds through itsAll Within My Hands nonprofit foundation. Metallica, via Facebook Metallica, via Facebook Metallica, via Facebook Metallica, via Facebook The band is asking fans to contribute by offering their homes as temporary housing and to send any money, food, clothing and supplies they can.

Metallica donates $100,000 to California fire relief

This is the third year the heavy metal band has donated through its nonprofit All Within My Hands

The heavy metal band announced on Twitter that it will donate $100,000 through its nonprofit All Within My Hands to help with wildfire relief efforts across California. 

"Sadly, for the third year in a row, communities we have called home throughout the state of California are again experiencing the tragedy left in the wake of wildfires," the California-bred band tweeted Monday night. 

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Half the funds will go to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund, and the other $50,000 to the Wildfire Relief Fund to aid with the devastating fires. 

"Both organizations are dedicated to long-term recovery efforts, helping residents resume normal lives as they get back on their feet after the devastation of these firestorms," Monday's announcement noted. 

The band also encouraged fans to help firefighters and those affected by the blazes: "Whether you are able to contribute money, nonperishable food, clothing and other supplies, or your time by volunteering or providing temporary housing, every bit helps." 

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This isn't the first time Metallica has offered a helping hand. 

During last year's destructive fires, the quartet donated $100,000 to the North Valley Community and the Los Angeles Fire Department foundations, which offer services to victims in evacuation centers. 

Metallica joins a steadily growing list of celebrities who are pitching in for the cause. 

Actor and WWE wrestler John Cena, who plays a firefighter in the upcoming movie "Playing With Fire," donated $500,000 to wildfire first responders. 

"Right now, California is in dire straits. It is burning. It is under siege from massive wildfires statewide," he said in a video tweet last week. "Which means our first responders are working around the clock and they need our help."

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