The ACLU confirmed to E! News they've received the first installment in Heard's name; Children's Hospital of Los Angeles also received a check in Heard's name Wednesday, telling E! News in a statement, "Children's Hospital Los Angeles has received the first installment and we are grateful." Per TMZ, who was first to report Depp honored the payments, both checks were received Wednesday.
A spokesperson for Depp confirmed the settlement payments as well, telling E! News in a statement: "Following Amber Heard's announcement that her divorce settlement was to be divided equally and gifted to Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union, two exceptionally deserving and important charities, Johnny Depp has sent the first of multiple installments of those monies to each charity in the name of Amber Heard, which when completed will honor the full amount of Ms. Heard's pledge. Ms. Heard's generosity in giving to these wonderful causes is deeply respected."