Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation gives $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts

The 32-year-old artist’s Clara Lionel Foundation announced in a press release Saturday it’s giving $5 million to support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 response efforts, especially those working to serve marginalized communities in the United States, the Caribbean and Africa. Rihanna’s foundation is partnering with organizations like Direct Relief, Partners In Health, Feeding America, the International Rescue Committee and the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The $5 million will fund protective gear for hospital workers and first responders, local food banks that serve the elderly, distributing respiratory supplies and streamlining a process for testing and care in countries like Malawi and Haiti. Earlier this year, the Fenty Beauty creator called for everyone to unite to “fix this world together” while being honored at the NAACP Image Awards. “We can’t do it divided,” Rihanna said. “I cannot emphasize that enough.” The NAACP announced that it […]

Click here to view original web page at Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation gives $5 million to coronavirus relief efforts