Rihanna & JayZ Teams Up To Help Fight #Coronavirus in The US, Caribbean & Africa!

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Singer Rihanna and rapper, Jay-Z are mobilizing to help fight the spreading coronavirus pandemic via their respective charitable foundations to help particular communities in need.
On Tuesday, March 31st, it was announced that Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation is matching a $1 million grant from Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation, for a total of $2 million in aid to support both New York City and Los Angeles’s undocumented workers, children of healthcare workers and first responders, as well as the incarcerated, elderly and homeless populations affected by COVID-19.

Not too long ago, Rihanna’s foundation had pledged a previous $5 million in grants to several on-the-ground partners working on the front lines of the pandemic response, in the hopes of protecting vulnerable and marginalized communities in the United States, Caribbean and in Africa.

The Clara Lionel Foundation, founded by Rihanna, 32, along with the Shawn Carter Foundation, started by Jay-Z, 50, both announced the new pledges via their respective Instagram accounts on the 31st of March.

 

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