Hollywood actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney, a well-known lawyer, have donated a total of more than a million dollars to support measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Deadline reports.
The famous couple made six donations of hundreds of thousands of dollars to six different organizations. Among them is the Film and Television Foundation, which provides financial assistance to those in need who are in a difficult situation due to the spread of the coronavirus. The Fund is currently providing support in solving health insurance issues, solving problems with housing, food and providing necessities. Another organization that received financial assistance from George and Amal Clooney is the Lebanese Food Bank, which feeds needy citizens who are unable to work, the elderly, the disabled, people with chronic diseases, single mothers and orphans. The star couple also supported the Department of the National Health Service for COVID-19, which provides support to medical staff and volunteers on the frontline who care for patients with goiter from a coronavirus infection.
According to data on April 9, more than 430 thousand cases of COVID-19 infection were registered in the United States, cases of infection were detected in 41 States and 150 military bases. George and Amal Clooney are not the first celebrities in the US to donate a significant amount of money to the fight against coronavirus. Earlier, the singer Rihanna donated $ 5 million, the funds she sent to help doctors and health workers who are fighting the pandemic and treat those who have already been affected by the virus.