Celebrities from the worlds of song and film as Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus have been added to the relief fund Project 100, created by two us politicians to distribute bonuses to help families affected by the coronavirus.
The initiative is an idea by two democratic representatives: Stacey Abrams, excandidata of the Democratic Party to govern the state of Georgia; and Andrew Yang, exaspirante to the presidential nomination; with the aim of distributing $ 1,000 checks to a total of 100,000 families affected by the economic crisis derived from the pandemic.
The initiative is an idea by two democratic representatives: Stacey Abrams and Andrew Yang
Under the name Project 100the idea has managed to add the participation of other politicians, activists, philanthropists, and celebrities, who have already collected 55 of the 100 million dollars that is marked as a target, reported their own Abrams on your Twitter profile.
Among the donors there are also large tech firms such as Google, star tv like Stephen Colbert and charities such as Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.
“The most economically vulnerable, are struggling to survive, unable to afford food or medicine for their children, and much less to cover basic living costs, transport costs and rent,” said Abrams. The same argument stated to Yang in a statement to CNN, in which he criticized the bailout funds for small business approved by the Government of the united States is depleted within a few days of being implemented.
The most economically vulnerable, are struggling to survive, unable to afford food or medicine for their children, and much less to cover basic living costs, transport costs and rent”
It was also believed that the people served by aid officers are “in a better position” to the audience that will see your initiative, aimed at trades people not covered by the unemployment services, and in situations of greater social exclusion. “This is a devastating for millions of americans and any person with the ability to help should do everything possible”, added Yang. A pilot project previous to this fund distributed checks to 5,000 families, added the drivers.