Celebrities who have donated to coronavirus relief efforts

As the coronavirus spreads, celebrities are rallying together to donate to those in need and to relief efforts. Celebrities like Rhianna, Lady Gaga, and Shawn Mendes have donated to charities specializing in coronavirus relief.

By mporter on March 26, 2020

By: Madeleine Porter

As the coronavirus spreads, celebrities are rallying together to donate to those in need due to the disease. Celebrities like Rhianna, Lady Gaga, and Shawn Mendes have made donations to charities specializing in coronavirus relief.

Other celebrities are practicing self-isolation to contribute to flattening the curve of coronavirus. With everything going on in the world, celebrities are using their platforms to make a positive impact.

These celebrities listed join a growing list of influential figures and major brands that have also made donations to combat the pandemic.

Additionally, it goes to show celebrities are just like us. They are normal human beings who are just as susceptible to the coronavirus as anyone else would be, which is why they want to help.

Take a look to see how these celebrities are contributing to flattening the curve in addition to their donations towards coronavirus relief centers.

Celebrities who have donated to coronavirus relief efforts

Rudy Gobert

Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert is donating more than $500,000 to support both the employee relief fund at Vivint Smart Home Arena and COVID-related social services

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Justin Bieber

The singer-songwriter, 26, donated to the Bejing Chunmiao Children Aid Foundation in China to assist with coronavirus relief efforts.

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

The famous couple pledged $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada.

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Ciara and Russell Wilson

The pair showed their love for their community by donating one million meals to Seattle food bank Food Lifeline.

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Lady Gaga

The singer’s cosmetics company, Haus Labs, announced 20 percent of its week’s profits would be donated to local food banks in LA and NYC.

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Steph and Ayesha Curry

The celebrity couple’s foundation, Eat Learn Play, made a donation to the Alameda County Community Food Bank and Feeding America.

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Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell and her kids donated $150,007.96 to No Kid Hungry. The reason for the uneven amount is because her kids wanted to join her in her donation as well. Bell said in a statement, “the number is odd because my kids asked if they could also donate money from their piggy banks.”

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Justin Timberlake

The celebrity made a donation to the Mid-South Food Bank, which is in his hometown of Memphis, TN.

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Eric Stonestreet

The Modern Family star donated 200,000 meals to Harvesters food bank in Kansas.

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Dierks Bently

After Nashville bars were ordered to shut down, the country singer announced he would be giving each of his 90 employees at Whiskey Row Nashville $1,000.

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Kevin Love

The Clevland Cavaliers star donated $100,000 through his foundation to help Clevland arena staff after the NBA called off the season.

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Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon and his family made a donation to Feeding America.

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Donatella and Allegra Versace

The fashion designer and her daughter, Allegra, donated $213,677 to the intensive-care department of Milan’s San Raffaele hospital to fight against the coronavirus.

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Bong Joon-Ho and Suga

The Parasite director and the BTS singer donated more than $164,000 toward coronavirus relief efforts in South Korea.

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Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa

The couple donated $1 million to aid in coronavirus relief efforts. Their donation will go to the New York Governor’s office, which will help purchase ventilators and aid the WIN organization.

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

Celebrities, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian made a donation of an undisclosed amount of money to the Dream Center in Los Angeles and We Women Empowered in his hometown of Chicago. Kim Kardashian is also donating 20 percent of the proceeds from her shapewear brand Skims to Baby2Baby’s coronavirus Emergency Response Program.

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Rhianna’s Clara Lionel Foundation gave $5 million to bolster coronavirus response efforts, helping the most vulnerable in the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa.

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Bethenny Frankel

Frankel has been raising funds to put together kits with masks for medical professionals due to the shortage of supplies.

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Shawn Mendes

Shawn’s made a donation to Canada’s SickKids Foundation to help support urgent screening and preventing coronavirus from spreading.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The former California governor donated $1 million to a GoFundMe account called Frontline Responders Fund, which is run by an organization called Flexport.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

The Goop founder donated $100,000 to the Frontline Responders Fund.

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Nina Dobrev

The actress announced her partnership with BStrong and the Global Empowerment Foundation and pledged $10,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Jamie Lynn Spears and Britney Spears

The sisters assisted Alexis Fleischer in launching the #Doyourpartchallenge. This initiative aims to unite communities by delivering food and necessities to those in need while also supporting local restaurants and businesses.

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Eva Mendes

The fashion mogul and actress revealed she donated to the LA Regional Food Bank in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Miley Cyrus

The pop star partnered with brand Emi Jay for a “Care Together” campaign to support Feeding America. When you buy hair ties from the brand and use the code “BrightMinded” at checkout, 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the organization.

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Rita Ora

Rita Ora partnered with the United Nations to design merch to benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund powered by UN Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.

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