Rihanna’s Foundation Donated $5 Million For Coronavirus Relief

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With the Coronavirus taking such a huge toll on the world, many entertainers are doing their part to make a difference, including Rihanna.

It was announced on Saturday (March 21) that Rihanna’s non-profit The Clara Lionel Foundation will be donating $5 million towards the coronavirus response efforts.

In their press release they stated, “Over the past five years CLF has been one of the first organizations to respond to some of the world’s most devastating natural disasters, and we’ve seen firsthand the profound and unintended consequences of not being prepared.”

Clara Lionel Foundation has provided $5 million to different organizations including  Direct ReliefFeeding AmericaPartners in HealthThe World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fundthe International Rescue Committee. The funds will support the following:

• Local food banks serving at-risk communities and the elderly in the United States;

• Acceleration of testing and care in countries like Haiti and Malawi, as well as the mobilization of resources and additional capacity and support for Native communities;

• Protective equipment for frontline health workers and diagnostic labs, the establishment and maintenance of intensive care units, and acceleration of the development of vaccines and other therapies across the globe;

• Healthcare worker training, virus prevention and containment in countries that will be on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response; and, 

• Distribution of critical respiratory supplies. 

If you would like to donate to The Clara Lionel Foundation to assist with the Coronavirus relief effect click here.

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