Paul Walker’s Charitable Heart Shines In Tragedy

CBS Los Angeles

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VALENCIA (CBSLA.com) — While most recognized Paul Walker from the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise, few knew about the late actor’s charitable heart.

Walker started the Burbank-based charity Reach Out Worldwide in 2010 after the earthquake in Haiti.

“He knew a couple doctors, he knew some fire guys, and he didn’t know what he was getting himself into, but he gathered them up and said, ‘We’re going to Haiti,’” JD Dorfman, the operations manager for the nonprofit, said.

CBS2’s Serene Branson said Walker got his hands dirty on grueling relief missions after a quake in Chile and a tornado in Alabama.

“That’s all Paul wanted … was a chainsaw and to be pointed in the right direction,” Dorfman said.

Walker never wanted the media to showcase his efforts.

“This is the first time, really, we’ve even spoken about how close Paul’s been to the organization…

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