Kim Kardashian is donating the money from her wedding gifts to charity after her marriage of just 72 days broke down.

The reality TV star wed sports ace Kris Humphries in a highly-publicized ceremony in August, but she filed for divorce just weeks later.

She has now announced all her wedding presents will be put to good use, raising money for the Dream Foundation which helps the families of patients battling terminal illness.

In a hand-signed note to guests, obtained by, Kardashian writes, "I would like to thank you for your generous and thoughtful wedding gift. It has taken me some time to pull everything together but I wanted to let you know that the money for every gift received by me at my wedding has been donated to the Dream Foundation, an organization that I am very passionate about."

A statement from the charity adds, "Kim Kardashian has made a donation to the Dream Foundation in honor of your generous wedding gift. Kim felt this was the most fitting way to acknowledge and pay forward your gift with the same compassion and kindness it was intended."