Rihanna donates Dhs18.3 million towards coronavirus relief

The award-winning singer helps out through the Clara Lionel Foundation
Rihanna donates Dhs18.3 million towards coronavirus relief
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Here's some positive and wholesome content concerning coronavirus this Sunday morning...

Rihanna, our Fenty Beauty queen, has just donated a whopping Dhs18,365,000 through the Clara Lionel Foundation towards COVID-19 relief efforts. The Clara Lionel Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded in 2012 by Rihanna herself. It funds groundbreaking education and response programs around the world. You'll also know it as the reason that Riri hosts a 'Diamond Ball' every year to honour it. 

The money will go to food banks, testing, healthcare worker training, virus prevention and distribution of critical respiratory supplies. According to TMZ, CLF's Executive Director, Justine Lucas, says "never has it been more important or urgent to protect and prepare marginalized and underserved communities -- those who will be hit hardest by this pandemic." 

For that reason, the cash that Riri has pledged to donate will be used for food banks and at-risk communities in the U.S, as well as help for medical care in countries like Haiti and Malawi. 

CLF still accepts donations on its website, so if you've got some spare to change, you too can help out with the fight.

Or even better, play your part and stay home to flatten the curve! 

Stay safe and sanitised everyone.