Top 10 Most Generous Celebrities Who Donated to COVID-19 Relief

The coronavirus pandemic has inspired everyone to lend a helping hand -- and that includes generous celebrities. Rapper Ja Rule gave back to the Bronx, posting to his Instagram: "Just wanna say THANK YOU to all the first responders and essential workers on the frontlines of this pandemic by donating 1k mask to Lincoln hospital in the Bronx!!!

Top 10 Most Generous Celebrities Who Donated to COVID-19 Relief

1. Rihanna ($4.2 million)


Rihanna teamed up with Twitter boss Jack Dorsey to help a vulnerable segment of the population -- domestic abuse survivors. She donated $4.2 million in a joint funding effort between the Clara Lionel Foundation -- founded by Rihanna in 2012 -- and Dorsey, 43, to address the huge surge in domestic violence cases. She has also previously donated $5 million to help combat the pandemic through her foundation, along with another $1 million dollar donation made in tandem with Jay-Z.

2. Angelina Jolie donated $1 million

Angelina Jolie donated $1 million

Actress Angelina Jolie has donated $1 million as an effort to feed underprivileged children whose access to school lunches has been cut off due to closures amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

She has given $1 million to the charity No Kid Hungry, which says it has so far spread $2 million across 30 states to feed low-income children and their families, the hindu reported.

3. Kylie Jenner Donates $1 Million

Kylie Jenner Donates $1 Million

Kylie Jenner has left her doctor speechless, after donating $1 million to go towards supplying protective equipment for healthcare workers during the coronavirus crisis. Wanting to help out, Kylie gave a huge donation of $1million (£766,400) that will go towards supplying first responders with protective gear, including face shields and masks, as hospitals are running low. Her donation was confirmed by Dr Thaïs Aliabadi, who thanked Kylie in a lengthy Instagram post and called the reality star a ‘living angel’.

4. Jay-Z ($1 million)

Jay-Z ($1 million)

Jay-Z and Rihanna joined forces for a special cause. The Shawn Carter Foundation, along with Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation, have each donated $1 million for COVID-19 response efforts.

According to a press release, the combined $2 million funded by both foundations will "support undocumented workers, the children of frontline health workers and first responders, and incarcerated, elderly and homeless populations in New York City and Los Angeles."

The funds are also "offering daycare, learning materials, food and supplies for the children of frontline healthcare workers and first responders, providing learning materials for the over 20,000 children and youth learning in shelters and virtual mental health support for parents, and ensuring child-care centers are clean, have smaller clusters of children and that all personnel are protected."

5. Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos ($1 million)

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos also donated a cool $1 million to the Office of the New York Governor to buy badly needed ventilators and to WIN, the largest provider of shelter for New York City's homeless families.

6. Amal and George Clooney

Amal and George Clooney

Amal Clooney and George Clooney donated $250,000 each to The Motion Picture and Television home -- where Clooney is a board member -- the SAG-AFTRA Fund and Los Angeles Mayor's Fund. An additional $300,000 has also been provided to three international charities: Lebanese Food Bank, Lombardo Italy Region and the NHS.

7. Pink


Pink took to her kitchen to make a bulk batch of soup for her community. "Find your local church, find your local shelter, reach out to them, get some friends together, and cook some soup. Feed some folks. Best soup I ever made." She has also donated $1 million to relief funds.

8. Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy donated $100,000 to their hometown of Chicago for COVID-19 relief. Titled Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund, the organization is a partnership between the City of Chicago and United Way of Metro Chicago. Funds go directly towards supporting food banks and food programs for students who typically get their meals via public schools.

9. Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

The Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation donated $10 million to disease relief efforts, split across different causes including the Emergency Assistance Foundation, the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and more.

10. Donatella Versace and her daughter

Donatella Versace and her daughter

Donatella Versace and her daughter, Allegra Versace Beck, donated €200,000 ($222,315) to Milan's San Raffaele hospital to aid in the fight against coronavirus.


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