Jay-Z & Rihanna Donate $1 Million Each for Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) and JAY-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF) both donated $1 million to COVID-19 response efforts.  These efforts will aid in supporting undocumented workers, the children of frontline health workers and first responders, the incarcerated, elderly and homeless populations in New York City and Los Angeles.

According to their press release, he funds will also provide daycare, learning resources, food and supplies for the children of frontline healthcare workers and first responders, as well as provide learning materials for over 20,000 children and youth learning in shelters. Mental health support for parents will also be available virtually. Home-delivered meals will be increased and distributed to the homeless and elderly populations. 

Clara Lionel Foundation most recently donated $5 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in Caribbean, Africa and the United States. NY Governor Andrew Cuomo took to Twitter to express his gratitude to Rihanna and her foundation for donating Personal Protective Equipment to New York State. 

Rihanna and Jay-Z’s foundations each donate $1M to coronavirus relief efforts

Via thegrio.com
 

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