The singer Rihanna contributed to an supply extraordinary of medical supplies destined for hospitals in New York.
The donation -made through its foundation, the Clara Lionel -includes gloves, gowns, hand sanitizer and face masks; and is valued at $5 million.
“When we started this year, we could never have imagined how COVID-19 would alter so dramatically in our lives. It doesn’t matter who or where it is, this pandemic will affect us all. And for the most vulnerable in the world“says the statement founded by the artist in 2012.
The funds will also support the local food banks that serve communities at risk and the elderly in the united States; acceleration of testing and care in countries such as Haiti and Malawi, as well as the mobilization of resources and capacity, and additional support services to native communities.
In addition it will cover the training of health workers, the prevention and containment of the virus in countries that will be in the first line of the response COVID-19.
“We know that one of the most powerful weapons that we have against COVID-19 is the preparation”, concludes the missive.
The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomothanked the gesture, which took the artist to the emergency by coronavirus.
“I want to give thanks to Rihanna and his foundation for donating personal protective equipment, as well as other materials which are indispensable, the State of New York”said Cuomo.
“We greatly appreciate their help and that of so many others who have been involved in aid work”, added the authority.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) March 27, 2020
This contribution is in addition to the donation of $700 00 that made Rihanna’s earlier days. Artist who has just presented his recent song titled Believe It.
The single recorded in collaboration with PartyNextDoor, is the return of music of the artist after three years of not throwing a new topic. (E)