Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation Donates US $5m to Help Fight COVID-19

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation Donates US $5m to Help Fight COVID-19

By Shanil Singh
Saturday 28/03/2020
Pop-star Rihanna [Image: variety.com]

Pop-star Rihanna's foundation, the Clara Lionel Foundation is joining the fight against the spread of COVID-19.

It has been announced that the Foundation is donating $5 million to organizations at the frontlines of the pandemic, including Direct Relief, Feeding America, the International Rescue Committee, Partners in Health, and the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

The money will support food banks that help at-risk communities as well as provide testing and other resources in Haiti, Malawi, and Native communities

It will also provide personal protective gear, training, and respiratory supplies to healthcare workers.

In a statement the Foundation say they never imagined how COVID-19 would so dramatically alter their lives and it doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from, this pandemic will affect everyone.

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