Oprah Just Donated $10 Million to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Doctor, and The Resident are donating their medical gowns and gloves to actual doctors and nurses who need them. “To the entire team @theresidentonfox, thank you for this incredibly generous donation of #PPE from your set, including gowns, masks, gloves, and all the things our healthcare workers need to provide safe care for our community during #COVID19,” Karen Law, a rheumatologist at Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital, wrote on Instagram. “Yesterday, I had a serious discussion with the residents about how, though supplies are low, a magical shipment of masks is unlikely to arrive.

Thaïs Aliabad announced on Instagram that Kylie Jenner donated $1 million to help her and doctors buy masks, face shields, and other protective gear for L. A. area hospitals. "One of my patients, a beautiful Living Angel, just donated $1,000,000 to help us buy hundreds of thousands of masks, face shields, and other protective gear, which we will have delivered directly to our first responders, as too many masks at hospitals are disappearing before making their way onto the faces of our front line heroes," she wrote in the caption of a photo of Jenner and her daughter, Stormi Webster.

Angelina Jolie donated $1 million to No Kid Hungry, an organization helping to feed children who relied on school lunches for their meals. "As of this week, over a billion children are out of school worldwide because of closures linked to coronavirus," she said in a statement. "Many children depend on the care and nutrition they receive during school hours, including nearly 22 million children in America who rely on food support.

Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck gave 200,000 euros to Milan’s San Raffaele hospital to address supply shortages and limited supplies. “In times like this, it is important to be united and support however we can to help all those who are in the front lines, fighting every day to save hundreds of lives,” Versace said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by this disease and to all the doctors and medical staff who have been working heroically nonstop in the past weeks in the effort to take care of our loved ones.

Ariana Grande recently spoke out about the importance of social distancing. “I keep hearing from a surprising amount of people statements like ‘this isn’t a big deal’ / ‘we’ll be fine’…‘we still have to go about our lives’ and it’s really blowing my mind,” she wrote in an Instagram story. “I understand if that is how u felt weeks ago. but please read about what’s going on. please don’t turn a blind eye. “It is incredibly dangerous and selfish to take this situation that lightly,” she continued. “The ‘we will be fine because we’re young’ mindset is putting people who aren’t young and / or healthy in a lot of danger. you sound stupid and privileged and you need to care more about others. like now.

This community has supported Netflix through the good times, and we want to help them through these hard times, especially while governments are still figuring out what economic support they will provide. “What’s happening is unprecedented,” he continued. “We are only as strong as the people we work with, and Netflix is fortunate to be able to help those hardest hit in our industry through this challenging time. ” Sarandos said they are working through exactly what this looks like, production by production, but that this money is in addition to the two weeks’ pay they already committed to providing for cast and crew on productions that were suspended last week.

The money they put forth was specifically to help provide new hospital beds in Milan’s San Raffaele hospital intensive care unit, where there have been shortages. “We hope that this initiative will raise awareness among people in Italy and abroad of the current coronavirus crisis, which is affecting all of us,” the couple said in a statement.

We are supporting our community in Seattle by donating 1 million meals with Seattle @FoodLifeLine,” the singer wrote on Instagram, alongside a video of the couple. “Rally with us and support your local food bank @FeedingAmerica We can all make a difference together.

Now Grande is using her platform to encourage her fans to do more than just stay indoors. “My heart hurts for the small businesses, individuals, and families affected by all of this," she said on Instagram story on March 19, listing a group of organizations she is currently supporting, including the Opportunity Fund, GiveDirectly, Feeding America, Croce Rossa Italiana, and the World Health Organization.

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