Although the coronavirus is a tragedy at the global level, it is leaving very nice moments. The planet is more united than ever, and all we are fighting for a common cause. There are many celebrities who have contributed their grain of sand to help combat the coronavirus, such as Ernesto Sevilla in Spain, who donated 10,000 euros to the Hospital of Albacete to get the material proper health.
Outside of Spain have also been dedicated to the cause. In the field of music is the last to do so has been Rihanna, who, through its Foundation, Clara Lionel, has donated 5 million dollars to different organizations, leaving a record with the following statement: “When we started this year, we could never have imagined how the COVID-19 would alter so dramatically in our lives. No matter who you are or where you’re from, this pandemic will affect us all, and for the most vulnerable in the world, the worst is yet to come”. The statement adds that the funds raised will go to local food banks that cater to older people and to the communities at risk, to the acceleration of the testing and care in countries such as Haiti and Malawi, the development of vaccines and other therapies in the world, or to provide protective equipment to health workers, among other things.
Another celebrity that is also helping to combat the coronavirus is Angelina Jolie, who has donated a million dollars to combat child hunger in the full pandemic. The money will go to No Kid Hungry, which will provide meals to children from low-income families throughout the united States, “More than one million children do not go to school all over the world due to the closures that have originated due to the coronavirus. Many children depend on the care and nutrition they receive in the school schedule, including nearly 22 million children in the united States. (…) No Kid Hungry is making efforts to reach out to as many children as possible”said Jolie.
Another that has donated a million dollars has been Arnold Schwarzeneggerwho decided to recruit them for the Frontline Responders Fund, a crowfunding to get health teams. The actor has wanted to make a record of it on Instagram:
“I never believed in to sit on the couch and complain about how bad things are, I always believed that we all should do our part to improve them. This is a simple way to protect our real heroes in action the first line of our hospitals, and I am proud to be a part of it. I donated € 1 million, and I hope that you all can take a step forward to support these heroes”.
Good actions come from ten on ten
These have not been the only celebrities who have wanted to fight the coronavirus with their large donationsbut others, such as Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have also wanted to collaborate, donating a million euros. Another of the most prominent also has been Justin Bieber, who donated 200,000 euros to the foundation’s Beijing Chumbiao Children of China, or the influencer Italian Chiara Ferragni, who has made a donation of 100,000 euros to the Hospital San Raffaele of Milan.