A new face in the world of music has joined the fight against the coronavirus. The canadian singer Shawn Mendes has donated 175 thousand dollars to the SickKids Foundation of his native city, Toronto.
This generous donation has made it through his Foundation, Shawn Mendes, and the money will buy medical supplies and equipment needed to combat the pandemic at the Hospital for Sick Children in the canadian city.
The interpreter Miss he has also shared his contribution in the social networks to encourage their fans to donate for the cause through his foundation, since the money will be spent on the fight against the coronavirus.
“Through the Foundation, Shawn Mendes, we have been working to find ways to better support the crisis COVID-19. To make this donation to SickKids, we hope to help provide support in the detection and prevention of urgent COVID-19 to its patients and the surrounding community of Toronto. During the next month, all donations to the Foundation Shawn Mendes will go to the Hospital SickKids and relief efforts around the world by the Fund for the Response COVID-19, the World Health Organization”, shared on his account of Instagram.
The world is fighting against the virus and each time are more the celebrities that collaborate with the cause to try to fight the disease. In recent days, entrepreneurs, singers, and athletes have joined this struggle in different ways.
Leo Messi donated this week to one million euros to be shared between the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and the different medical centers of Argentina. Like that Pep Guardiona who allocated one million euros to the Foundation Angel Soler Daniel, who manages the College of Doctors of Barcelona.
Cristiano Ronaldofrom Madeira (Portugal), will donate equipment and medical supplies to several hospitals in his native country.
For its part, the Italian designer Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck announced that it will donate 200 thousand euros to the intensive care unit of the hospital San Raffaele of Milan.
One of the contributions most generous has been the singer Rihanna, who has donated $ 5 million. An amount of money that will be distributed to the organizations Partners In Health, Direct Relief, Feeding America, the International Rescue Committee, the Response Fund to the Solidarity COVID-19, the World Health Organization and his native Barbados.