Famous celebrities across the world who are viewed as icons by millions of people have volunteered to donate as well as to raise funds to fight the deadly coronavirus. These icons range from celebrities to sports personalities.
Here's the list:
Hollywood power couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have donated $1 million to two hunger relief organisations as the world faces a severe crisis in times of coronavirus outbreak.
Working for vulnerable populations during the coronavirus pandemic, these hunger organisations aim to help people that have no or limited access to food as the world countries join hands to fight against COVID-19.
AC Milan's talismanic forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic tested positive for COVID-19 on September 24. Milan said the 38-year-old was placed in quarantine at home and the health authorities had been informed. "I tested negative for Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea," said Ibrahimovic on Twitter. The former Barcelona, Juventus, Ajax and Inter Milan forward is the highest-profile Serie A player to test positive since play resumed in June following a three-month stoppage.
"Watching the news I couldn't imagine how scary it would be if a new disease was effecting my wife and my family and friends," the "Changes" singer wrote on Instagram.
He continued: "China we stand with you as a collective humanity and have made a donation to support. Whether it be this or the fires of Australia we all need to be there for each other. Shout out to my friend @kriswu for the conversation."
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The singer donated to the Feeding America foundation and shared a screenshot of her receipt from the organization and wrote: "It's a crazy time out there in the world. School closures, job disruptions, lack of paid sick leave and the coronavirus' disproportionate impact on adults age 60 and older and low-income families are all contributing to the demands placed on food banks across the country."
Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie, donated $1 million to charity that helps feed kids that rely on school meals. She donated to No Kid Hungry, an organisation that is distributing aid so communities can help feed children who relied on school lunches for their meals at a time when the whole world is at a lockdown because of COVID-19.
Rihanna joined the growing list of celebrities trying to help fight coronavirus pandemic. Her nonprofit organisation -- Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) -- has donated $5 million to aid coronavirus prevention, preparation and response efforts in the United States and across the globe.
Kim Kardashian first revealed that she was diagnosed with psoriasis in 2010 on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', and has been public about her experience with the skin condition ever since.
Kim writes: "Even though I always grew up with my mom having psoriasis and hearing her talk about her struggle, I really had no idea what my life would be like dealing with an autoimmune disease myself."