Time, talent, and until your money have been put to help those most affected by the pandemic.
Latino artists have been in the first row to entertain, accompany and you to thank for the weeks of confinement to fight against the coronavirus. However, Cardi B., Carlos Vives, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, J Balvin, and many more, have taken major steps to contribute his time, talent and even money to help those most affected by the pandemic.
This week it was precisely the colombian Vives who announced his initiative “After The Pearl” had allied with the organization Global Heritage Fund to provide protective material and food to over 300 indigenous families in the mountainous area surrounding Santa Marta (Colombia), his hometown. It is his most recent project, after similar actions in various indigenous communities like the Wayuu and the delivery of the equipment of health protection to health professionals that cater to other native groups of the south american country.
For his part, Ricky Martin launched his Ricky Martin Foundation “the Movement of Support and Solidarity” (#Juntos2020) by the people most vulnerable to the covid-19 in Puerto Rico and spread to the Dominican Republic with the help of Juan Luis Guerra and other artists. Your goal is to expand the tests to detect the covid-19 to reach more people in vulnerable communities, provide mental health services and emotional support to those who feel lost, or afraid, to continue to deliver teams of special protection (PPE), food, and assistance to professionals in the first line of defense, as well as for those who can not purchase them for themselves.
In addition, they will be dedicated to educating communities about how to continue protecting themselves against the virus. The public can make donations at the web site www.charitystars.com/RMF.
Rapper american of dominican father Cardi B. was not far behind with the social causes for which it partnered with the clothing company Fashion Nova and promoted donations over a million hours in April. The artist made his personal donation and encouraged his followers to do the same during that time, as the company doubled the contributions.
The singer-songwriter american of mexican parents Selena Gomez made a major donation to the hospital Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. “I’m donating because I know they are short of masks and respirators. They have taken care very well and it is my turn to teach them how grateful I am,” wrote the star.
Although it has been in the family to carry supplies to hospitals in Barcelona, the singer-songwriter colombian Shakira has donated medical equipment and material protection to thousands of health workers in her hometown of Barranquilla
The singer-songwriter panamanian Erika Ender has continued to maintain his foundation’s Doors Open in Panama, which helps low-income children to develop their creativity. The artist confessed to Efe that it has been occupied that the boys benefited continue to receive the nutritional support that the organization gives them.
“It’s something that doesn’t let me sleep,” admitted the artist, who attained global fame with his song “Slowly” composed by Luis Fonsi.
A similar measure has been applied to the organization, Daddy’s House, the reguetonero Daddy Yankee, Dominican Republic. The foundation that focuses on child care is also educating the children in terms of prevention.
For his part, Luis Fonsi has focused his foundation, which operates in Puerto Rico, in providing help to those most affected by the pandemic. Have also used their social networks to support small businesses that suffered by having to close their doors.
The urban artist J Balvin has made a donation of 20,000 markets full and 10,000 protections for doctors. The singer said that “a lot of people have to seek their livelihood in the day-to-day, you need to eat” so stressed that “we must build”.
For his part, urban artist Natti Natasha joined the organization of the baseball dominican Pedro Martinez to feed families who have been left without income in his hometown of Santiago de los Caballeros, in the Dominican Republic.
Alejandro Fernandez donated the entire income of his song, “That and more” to the musicians affected by the pandemic.
The mexican singer Carlos Rivera announced this Wednesday, may 27 that will provide the profits with their new song “it will pass” to benefit the organization Save The Children Mexico.
Rivera had already participated in the initiative of the record company, Sony Music Latin, that he summoned his artists to sing on a new version of the iconic song “Color esperanza” and whose money raised with the issue will be used to help the Pan american Health Organization to combat the covid-19.The initiatives are many and most of the artists have avoided to promote their philanthropy, as they fear to be confused with self-promotion