Currently, there is no female doing more for the COVID-19 pandemic more than Rihanna, and despite all the rumours going around, it must be acknowledged. The Barbados superstar to date has donated over just about $7 million US Dollars to assist victims and workers involved in the fight against the Pandemic.
Her donations have been executed in 4 different incidences noted below.
1. Rihanna Donated $700,000 Worth Of Ventilators To Help Barbados Tackle Coronavirus
In March 2019, Rihanna pledged a massive donation to her home country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Through her Clara Lionel Foundation, Rihanna offered to purchase BB $1.2 million ($700,000 USD) worth of ventilators to help the citizens of Barbados tackle the coronavirus.
2. Rihanna and Jay-Z Donate $2 Million to COVID-19 Relief
Rihanna and Jay-Z’s foundations together donated $2 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in New York City and Los Angeles.
Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) and the rapper’s Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF) will support undocumented workers, the incarcerated, homeless and elderly populations, and children of frontline healthcare workers in both major cities amid the pandemic.
3. Rihanna, Jay-Z, Jack Dorsey to Co-Fund Over $6 Million in Coronavirus-Relief Grants
On April 15, Variety reported “Rihanna’s The Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), Twitter & Square CEO Jack Dorsey’s #startsmall and Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF) today announced additional joint grants dedicated to supporting COVID-19 rapid response efforts in the United States and across the globe, the organizations announced today.
According to the announcement, the latest funds, totaling over $6.2 million, will continue to go towards protecting and serving marginalized populations, helping the most vulnerable in the United States, with a focus on New York, New Orleans and Puerto Rico as well as international communities.” According to reposts 4.2million was by Rihanna.
4. Rihanna Donates $2.1 Million To Support Domestic Violence Victims In Lockdown
Since the lockdown was initiated, there was also a spike in the increase of domestic abuse and victims. Well fear not, Rihanna is here to save the victims involved with a whooping 2.1million dollar donation.