The Oscar-winner's foundation, Earth Alliance, will send the huge donation to help the area which has been devastated by recent blazes. Leonardo DiCaprio, via Instagram DiCaprio is one of numerous celebrities who have taken to social media to raise money and awareness about the situation in South America. The funds from Earth Alliance, which the actor helped launch last month, will go to five organizations working on containing the Amazon's habitats. @earthalliance, via Twitter So far in 2019, there have been just over 70,000 fires reported in the Amazon. Around this same time in 2018, there were 40,000.