A 9-yr-old British woman sent $3 to the Foundation du Patrimonies, one of the four firms tasked by the French authorities with collecting donations for the reconstruction of the Notre Dame after hearth ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this month.
"Expensive people of France and Paris. My name is Caitlyn and I'm 9 years old, I stay in England," Caitlyn Handley wrote in a letter to the muse visible by using CNN.
"I heard approximately the Notre Dame fireplace at the radio and desired to assist, I know it's now not tons, however, each bit allows. Hopefully, it may not take too long to construct. Thanks, Caitlyn."
Simon Handley, Caitlyn's father, informed CNN that his daughter changed into "very disappointed" by way of the crisis after discovering how old the cathedral became.
He defined his daughter as a "very shiny female" who cares deeply about "supporting humans and animals".
"Our complete group has been mobilized and lots of volunteers have come to help us, due to the fact we are not conversant in receiving such an inflow of donations in the sort of quick area of time in our normal work."
Caitlyn turned into no longer by myself in sending her money with the aid of submit: Any other Briton dispatched an envelope containing six 50 pounds notes ($387) to the muse.
Those British donations are amongst heaps from overseas. The Foundation du Patrimoine said that it had obtained 17,300 donations totaling $1.7 million from extra than one hundred sixty overseas countries.