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Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation Donates $5 Million To Fight COVID-19

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The Clara Lionel Foundation, Rihanna’s education and emergency relief nonprofit, announced Saturday (March 21) that it has donated $5 million toward COVID-19 response efforts.

The donation will benefit on-the-ground partners including Direct ReliefFeeding AmericaPartners in HealthThe World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fundthe International Rescue Committee.

Funds will support local food banks serving at-risk communities in the U.S., the acceleration of testing and care in countries like Haiti and Malawi, and the mobilization of resources and support for Native Communities.

Read the full article, which is part of my COVID-19 coverage and its impact on the music and entertainment communities, here.

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