Jennifer Lawrence is giving back in a big, big way.

The Academy Award winner just announced that she's donating $2 million to go towards the creation of a new wing at the Kosair Children's Hospital in her hometown of Louisville, Ky.

Lawrence released a video on the hospital's YouTube page saying:

"Hi, I'm Jennifer Lawrence. I'm excited to announce we will be establishing the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital. As part of my effort to help these children and caregivers, I challenge the entire community to get behind this cause and help match my gift by raising an additional $2 million to support all of these brave and inspiring children."

According to the hospital's press release, the new wing will "feature private rooms dedicated to children recovering from heart procedures, open heart surgery including heart transplant, heart failure and other conditions requiring intensive care."

Jennifer Lawrence, Kosair Children's Hospital


The Jennifer Lawrence Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Unit will also offer 14 beds for families to stay with their children while they are receiving treatment.

Additionally, the unit will be "staffed by additional specialists with cardiac critical care training and experience, dedicated nursing staff and other professionals focused solely on heart care."

The division president of Women's and Children's Services at Kosair Children's Hospital released the following statement in the press release:

"We are equally thankful that she has put her trust in the outstanding work taking place at Kosair Children's Hospital every day by challenging the community to join her in support of our heart care program."

Kosair Children's Hospital holds a special place in J.Law's heart, too. She has taken a trip to visit the hospital for over three years in a row now over the holidays and always makes a habit to stop by when she's home with her family.

As if we needed yet another reason to love her…

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