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Contributor: PR Newswire New York
Friday, January 10 2020 - 09:00
Cameo Joins Global Support for Bushfire Victims in Australia
SYDNEY, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- Company, Participating Talent to Donate Percentage of Fees to Australia's 
Largest Wildlife Rescue Organization 

Cameo ( 
), a platform enabling fans to purchase personalised video messages from their 
favorite pop culture personalities, announced today that Cameo and 
participating talent will donate a portion of their proceeds to benefit 
wildlife recently affected by bushfires. Starting today through January 17th, a 
percentage of fulfilled Cameo requests will be given to WIRES ( 
), Australia's largest wildlife rescue and rehabilitation organization, to help 
support animals in need.

Over 600 Cameo talent including Australian sport legends Brad Hogg, Mark Geyer, 
and Anthony Koutoufides and U.S. figures Emmanuelle Chriqui, Josh Gates, 
Gilbert Gottfried, Mark Duplass, Jim O'Heir, Vicki Gunvalson, Ray Lewis and 
Scheana Shay have joined the fundraising effort, with a full list of 
participants listed on the Cameo homepage throughout the duration of the 

According to WIRES, ecologists from the University of Sydney have estimated 
over 800 million animals have been affected across Australia since the fires 
began in September 2019. Summer is always an extremely busy season for wildlife 
rescue and in December 2019 WIRES volunteers attended over 3,300 rescues.

"Our team has been heartbroken by the images of harmed wildlife coming out of 
Australia," said Cameo CEO Steven Galanis. He continued, "We wanted to help and 
we're fortunate that so many members of the Cameo Fameo have agreed to donate a 
portion of their Cameo proceeds to such a worthy cause." 

"WIRES have been overwhelmed by the support of the international community for 
Australian wildlife during this crisis. We sincerely thank everyone for their 
support, including Cameo and their incredibly generous talent and clients, 
their support of our rescue and care work with sick, injured and orphaned 
native animals is deeply appreciated," said WIRES Operations Manager, Kyla 

With just a few quick clicks on the Cameo website, users receive a personalised 
video message in their inbox, which can be shared with friends or family to 
celebrate birthdays, holidays, or other events. Each message is fully 
customized through the talent's own words and personality. 

For more information about the Cameo campaign to benefit bushfire victims, 

WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.) is 
Australia's largest wildlife rescue organisation. WIRES mission is to actively 
rehabilitate and preserve Australian wildlife and inspire others to do the 
same. The organisation has been rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife for over 
30 years. For more information, visit

About Cameo
Cameo is the first service enabling consumers to book personalised video 
greetings from celebrities. In less than three years, the company has built a 
talent portfolio of more than 20,000 VIPs and fulfilled more than 400,000 
requests ranging from birthday and good luck messages to prom invitations, 
marriage proposals, baby gender reveals and beyond. For more information, visit 

Contact: Brandon Kazimer,