People from all over the world are joining hands to fight the coronavirus epidemic together. In the US alone, COVID-19 cases have crossed 4,34,791 with 14,802 deaths. Several well-known novel novels are coming forward and expanding donations to combat coronovirus and help victims suffering from the terrible virus. This has impacted not only those who are suffering from it, but also the economy of many countries and daily wage earners living there. In addition to influential commercial tycoons and the government, many Hollywood celebs are also doing their work and donating a generous amount to Coronavirus relief efforts.
Here’s a list of Hollywood stars who have donated a generous sum to help the needy during the pandemic:
Leonardo DiCaprio :
The Oscar-winning actor has donated USD 12 million with Laurene Powell Jobs, Apple and the Ford Foundation to establish the America’s Food Fund that benefits World Central Kitchen and Feeding America.
Taylor Swift :
Taylor Swift has donated to Feeding America, Solidarity Fund / World Health Organization and Grimey’s record store in her hometown of Nashville. The singer has also paid for her employees’ health insurance scheme for a period of three months. Not only this, Taylor has also made anonymous cash donations for many victims of coronaviruses. Many fans have posted on social media that they have received money and personal messages from the singer after opening up about their struggle during the pandemic.
The popular singer has made a major donation of US $ 5 million to organizations in the US and worldwide. Some of them include Direct Relief, Feeding America, Partners in Health, The World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, the International Rescue Committee, and others.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds :
The Hollywood Power Couple has provided USD 1 million in aid for older people and low-income families amid the coronavirus epidemic. Ryan Reynolds told on Instagram, “Blake and I are donating $1 million to be split between Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. If you can give, these orgs need our help,”
Arnold Schwarzenegger :
The Terminator star has pledged USD 1 million for the coronovirus relief effort. The actor shared a link to a GoFundMe campaign titled Frontline Responders Fund which aims to raise US $ 5 million to support medical supplies for many hospitals.
Justin Bieber :
Justin Bieber has donated US $ 23,500 to the Beijing Chunmiao Charity Foundation, a charity for children in China, where coronaviruses originated and affected thousands of people. He said on Instagram, . “Watching the news I couldn’t imagine how scary it would be if a new disease was effecting my wife and my family and friends,”
In addition to the aforementioned celebs, Kristen Bell, Lady Gaga, James McAvoy, Cardi B, Dolly Parton, George Clooney and wife Amal, Paris Hilton, Oprah Winfrey, Emilia Clarke, Kim Kardashian West, Bruno Mars, Kylie Jenner, Eva Mendes, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Vanessa Hudgens, Gwyneth Palrov among many others People also showed that they have big hearts.