Numerous high-profile celebrities donations including Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna and many other celebs have come forward with impressive donations to different national and even local charities like No Kid Hungry or Feeding America that work for low-income individuals and also children who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Several celebs are supporting various COVID-19 relief efforts and they have taken positive steps to give back to the distressed people in need.
Haus Labs, the beauty line of Lady Gaga has announced on March 16 on Instagram that it would be donating 20% of its total sales for the week to some of the local food banks based in New York and also Los Angeles for helping those impacted by the pandemic.
Justin Bieber had come up with an announcement on Instagram in February that he would be donating $29,000 to a charity for children based in China and also called the ‘Beijing Chunmiao Charity Foundation’, to support the cause of combating COVID-19 in the country.
Dolly Parton has come up with a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt University for aiding in its research work toward finding an effective treatment and also cure for coronavirus. She had tweeted on March 31 that her longtime pal Dr. Naji Abumrad had been actively involved in some research work for several years and also had informed her that they were heading towards some exciting breakthroughs for treatment and cure of COVID-19.
The ‘Clara Lionel Foundation’, is supposed to be Rihanna’s charitable organization. That has pledged to donate $5 million to various charities that are actively involved in combating COVID-19. Some of the charities where Rihanna has offered her donation are Feeding America, Direct Relief, the Partners in Health. The International Rescue Committee and also The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund of WHO.
foundation also, partnered with Jay-Z for donating an integrated $2 million
towards the Los Angeles Mayor’s Fund, ‘The American Civil Liberties Union’, ‘The
Fund for Public Schools’, and even the ‘New York Immigration Coalition’ for
supporting undocumented workers, kids of health-care workers, homeless, incarcerated,
and elderly people across the nation.
Leonardo DiCaprio has partnered with activist and also chef José Andrés, CEO of Feeding America Claire Babineaux-Fontenot. And also, Laurene Powell Jobs for launching on April 2, America’s Food Fund through a GoFundMe page for providing food to people in need throughout the nation. We understand that the initiative has successfully raised more than $12 million.
Winfrey, the media Mogul is reported to have come up with a donation of $10
million towards relief efforts to combat COVID-19. She announced her donation
on Instagram on April 2. She had announced that $1 million would be donated to America’s
Food Fund while the rest would go to some other charitable organizations across
Roger Federer has announced that both he and also his wife Mirka understand that the times are quite challenging for everyone and also they do not want anybody to be left behind. As such, they have decided to come up with a donation of one million Swiss Francs to cater to some of the neediest and also vulnerable families based in Switzerland.
The legendary actor and also, California’s former governor has come up with a donation of $1 million to an organization called the ‘Frontline Responders Fund’ for addressing the shortage of medical supplies and also protective equipment.
While generous donations from celebrities keep pouring in, coronavirus still rules and is spreading unabated. Only generosity, lion-heartedness, and also solidarity could help us win this battle against COVID-19.