Universal to Donate Portion of ‘Fast & Furious’ Proceeds to Walker’s Charity
Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that it would donate a percentage of the proceeds from the DVD release of Fast & Furious 6 to Paul Walker’s non-profit Reach Out WorldWide.
“With the passing of Paul, the world has lost a man who spent a great deal of his life in service to others, Donna Langley, Universal Pictures chairman said in a news release.
“We share in the deep grief of his family, friends and the countless fans who love him,” Langley said. “We keep Paul’s memory alive and honor his legacy through continued support of Reach Out WorldWide, the non-profit he founded to give hope to those who must rebuild after they have experienced natural disasters.”
Reach Out WorldWide is comprised of a network of professionals with first responder skill-sets who augment local expertise when natural disasters strike in order to accelerate relief efforts, according to the release.
Walker founded the disaster-relief organization after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
His family has requested that in lieu of flowers or other gifts, donations be made to support the charity.
To learn more about Reach Out WorldWide or make a direct donation, visit www.roww.org.