The entrepreneur Kim Kardashian and the rapper Kanye West also joined the celebrities who are donating money, food and/or medical resources to combat the crisis coronavirus in the world and protect the most vulnerable people.
The star of the reality show announced that it would designate 20% of the sales of his empire of underwear moulding machine SKIMS to the organization Baby2Baby, responsible for providing food, medicines and clothing to children in poverty.
Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus, Baby2Baby has provided food, diapers, personal hygiene items, blankets, and other objects of first necessity to the least advantaged of the School District Los Angeles Unified (LAUSD, for its acronym in English), several hostels and clinics of the place.
The donation of the most famous of the Kardashian sisters will be made effective as of this 23rd of march, when the celebrity get the latest sale products, as due to the rapidity with which they sold their pieces, does not currently have in stock.
For his part, also designer and entrepreneur of fashion, the husband of Kim and father of their four children, made a generous donation of money and food to the charities We Woman Empowered and The Dream Center.
The first was founded in his hometown of Chicago to provide three meals daily to older adults with low resources during the crisis of the coronavirus. The second, based in Los Angeles, caters to people who live in the street or are unprotected financially and delivery of 7000 meals per day.
“Today, when I got the call that Kanye West wanted to help the elderly in Chicago and chose his native city, his old neighborhood, I was speechless. All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you,” said Josephine Wade, director of We Woman Empowered to Chicago Sun-Times.
The amount donated by Kanye West has not been revealed, nor by his representative or by the organizations. However, their spokesperson gave this track to the news organization: “it Was significant and according to both charities, your donation will provide hundreds of thousands of meals and allow them to both provide food for many weeks or probably months,” according to published the above mentioned paper.
The famous couple is added as well to the actors Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, who donated a million dollars to the foundations, Feeding America and Food Banks Canada, and the singer Rihanna, who donated $ 5 million through his foundation, divided in to four charities and his native Barbados.