From money for research, even for food banks.
Our Island singer Ricky Martin is one of those who have put hands to work to create a difference inside the health crisis that we live in. In turn, the star Jennifer Lopez and singer Marc Anthony have made their contribution to help the most vulnerable with the provision of food.
The list of celebrities at the international level is also long, among those who are include the singer Taylor Swift, who has sent financial support directly to several fans who have lost their jobs, and the singer canadian Justin Bieber, who promised in February to donate $29 thousand to Beijing Chunmiao Charity Foundation, a charitable organization for children in China, to help with the efforts against the COVID-19.
Through its foundation, along with Project Hope, and Charity Stars, the singer has worked for the delivery of personal protection equipment (PPE) that includes: masks, gloves, and robes of protection to the health professionals who work in this crisis.
Next to her fiance, Alex Rodriguez donated a million meals to the Foundation and Feeding America, which aims to help those affected by the pandemic COVID-19.
Through his foundation Maestro Cares is giving away thousands of lunches to patients and health care professionals in New York, and in alliance with WE are Doctors Partner, offers free trials of detection of coronavirus to latino undocumented immigrants in the medical centres of the two boroughs of New York city.
The rapper of dominican descent, along with the signature of fashion Fashion Nova, provided a million dollars for people affected by the pandemic. Also, donated part of the proceeds of the remix Coronavirus, with his voice, banks of food and shelter.
Next to Laurene Powell Jobs (widow of Steve Jobs), Apple and the Ford foundation, the actor came up with the initiative to raise money to provide food to the needy through World Central Kitchen and Feeding America, to which he donated $12 million.
Has allocated money with contributions between $500 and $1,000 to help families affected economically by the pandemic, in addition to collaborating with foundations for food.
Although he did not say the amount, the interpreter announced the intention to donate to the Food Bank Mid-South Memphis, his hometown.
The singer donated one million dollars to help in the emergency, which are divided in $500 thousand for the Los Angeles city Council for the fight against the virus, and the other half to the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
The comedian donated for the purchase of meals for citizens affected by the pandemic in his hometown of Philadelphia through the chefs [email protected], a company that prepares and leads the resident to not have to come out of isolation.
Through his Foundation, Clara Lionel, the singer barbadense donated $5 million to the fight against the disease in the united States. A portion will be earmarked for food banks to organizations that work with communities at risk of hiv infection and elderly.