Rather than wait to find out what she could do to help migrant families who've been separated at the border in Texas, Westworld star and activist Evan Rachel Wood traveled there over the weekend on a fact-finding mission.
"Ever since I heard about everything that's been happening in our country and the separation policy, I've been wondering what I could do," Wood said in her initial Instagram video in which she encouraged people to follow her at the #EvanInTX. "So I've flown to Texas and I'm going to be on the front lines for the next couple of days to find out what I can do to help and what we can do to help."
Last week, Donald Trump signed an executive order that ended his administration's cruel "zero tolerance" immigration policy that included wresting children their from parents in favor of locking families up together indefinitely. Still, thousands of families have yet to be reunited.
"I felt like I had been kicked in the gut when I found out what was happening. I'm a mother. My son is five and I couldn't even imagine going through what these families are going through or not knowing where he was, or not knowing if I was ever going to see him again," Wood told ABC News on Sunday.
Several hours after her initial Instagram post since arriving in Texas, Wood returned with another video explaining that the families being detained needed supplies before heading out to load up a truck to take back to the people at the border.
"One of things I know I can do, because supplies are limited out here and a lot of organizations are actually forbidden from dropping off supplies to people that need them is get a pickup truck and go to Walmart and get as many supplies as I can fit into the back and give them to people that need them -- men, women, children, infants," Wood said.
Later, she posted a picture of shoes, toothbrushes, lotion, shampoo, socks, and wipes as an example of items the familes at the border need.
"I'm also here to learn," Wood told ABC News about why she was at the border. "I don't have all the answers and I don't have all of the information."
The Emmy-nominated actress also spent time getting to know some of the families and playing with the children inside the detention center.
"I don't believe in families ripped apart, I just don't," Wood said when asked if she had a message for the Trump administraion. "Without a plan to reunite them that's just completely unimaginable and unthinkable. It's wrong."