Tiger Woods' $3m donation to Haiti quake victims

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Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Tiger Woods is donating 3 million dollars for assistance in the rescue and relief effort in quake-hit Haiti, says hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.

The scandal-hit golfer is planning a donation to dispatch a cargo plane with a mobile hospital to Haiti.

"Tiger Woods is doing something AMAZING!!!! I heard [he's] donating to send a cargo plane with a mobile hospital out there. Keep ur prayers high!" Usmagazine quoted Simmons as saying on his Twitter page.

According to New York Daily News, Woods' donation - which would total 3 million dollars - would include having "50 EMTs to go set up a triage.

Simmons said, "I am just asking for his heart and his band. Just to meet the needs of the people."

However, Woods' rep have not confirmed Simmons' claim.

Nearly five hundred thousand are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon. (ANI)

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