She may not be the actress who played in this year’s blockbuster film, "Wonder Woman," but Sandra Bullock is saving the day for many Texans. According to reports from People magazine and Entertainment Tonight, Sandra Bullock has donated $1 million to the Red Cross to support relief efforts following the storm, Harvey.

“There are no politics in eight feet of water”

Bullock, who has a home in Texas, believes now is not the time to drown in the political quagmire that’s flooding the United States. In a comment to People, Bullock said that “there are no politics in eight feet of water.

There are human beings in eight feet of water.” No doubt, her own affiliation with this rain-sacked state is what’s allowing her (and many others) to put aside their political positions and unite over this emergent situation.

The Red Cross calls Bullock’s donation “an incredible gift”

People might dismiss Bullock’s public donation as showy or self-serving, but for those who need these funds, it’s anything but selfish. The American Red Cross vice president of communications, Elizabeth Penniman, said that “this is an incredible gift” which “helps bring people together and open their hearts and be even more generous.”

Bullock is joined by other celebrities in generous relief funds

Bullock is not alone in her generous gift.

The Red Cross and the Salvation Army have both received donations from the Kardashians, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez. However, and as far as reports show, Bullock has donated the largest amount compared to her Hollywood colleagues. Her response? “I’m just grateful I can do it. We all have to do our part.” This is what you'd expect from an actress who has a history of being generous.

How fellow Americans can follow Bullock’s example

Hurricane Harvey has been catastrophic and shows no sign of letting up. Sources estimate that property damage exceeds $3 billion and close to 20 confirmed deaths have been reported. Nonetheless, this devastation may quickly take second place to other news stories as the weeks and days move on.

Therefore, before Harvey just becomes last week’s headline, there are ways for fellow Americans to “do our part”, as Bullock reminds people.

Several news sources are offering trustworthy resources for those interested in donating. Darling Magazine online is also asking their audience to consider supporting the relief and rescue efforts within Houston and beyond. Along with the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, people are encouraged to contact Preemptive Love, Houston SPCA, the Texas Diaper Bank and GOFUNDME.