The coronavirus outbreak has impacted everyone and governments across the globe have been adapting cautious measures to combat the spread of this terrifying virus. While PM Narendra Modi has ordered a complete lockdown for 21 days. Several celebrities have come forth to aid the government in battle as they have huge donations in the form of Monetary funds.
Now, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and husband Nick Jonas, have contributed to the cause of daily wage workers and their families amid lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. The couple donated an unknown amount to the PM Cares Fund followed by several other NGOs including Unicef
A report in Hindustan Times quoted the actor saying, “So many people around the world need our support more than ever. It was important for Nick and I to donate to organizations that are helping low income and homeless families, helping doctors and first responders, feeding children, and of course supporting the music & entertainment industry. They need your support too, and we would implore you to donate. No amount is too small, even if it’s $1. Together, we can make a difference.”
Taking to her Instagram handle she issued an official statement with her caption as she wrote, “The world needs our help more than ever. These organizations are doing amazing work by helping those impacted by #Covid19. They are feeding the hungry (including children out of school), supporting doctors and first responders, helping low income and homeless communities, and supporting our colleagues in the entertainment industry. Nick and I have donated to these charities: @unicef, @feedingamerica, @goonj, @doctorswithoutborders, @nokidhungry, @give_india, and @sagaftra, #IAHV, @friends_of_aseema, and #PrimeMinisterCares. Thank you for everything you are doing.”
She even shared links to various organizations and NGOs as she added, “They need your support too, and we would implore you to donate as well. I have linked to each org with a swipe up in my stories...no donation is too small. Together we can help the world beat this.”
Priyanka has joined the league of many celebrities donating graciously during this tough time that the nation is facing. Actor Anushka Sharma, her cricketer-husband Virat Kohli, and Kartik Aaryan, among others, on Monday, pledged money to various relief funds aimed at combating the coronavirus pandemic in the country.