See How Rihanna, Big Sean, and Jack Dorsey Teamed Up for Pandemic Relief Efforts
Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation and Jack Dorsey’s #Startsmall fund have teamed up once again to help save lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This time rapper Big Sean joined forces with the two.
According to a press release, Riri’s Clara Lionel Foundation, Dorsey’s #Startsmall, and Big Sean’s Sean Anderson Organization along with other companies have donated more than $3.2 million to COVID-19 relief efforts in the cities of Detroit and Flint, Michigan.
We’re joining @Jack‘s #StartSmall and @TheDRFund1, @Lyft, @seanandersonorg & the Stadler Family Foundation to donate an additional $3.2 million in Covid-19 response grants to Detroit and Flint, Michigan and across the U.S. pic.twitter.com/fTZitkWbj5
— Clara Lionel Fdn (@ClaraLionelFdn) May 7, 2020
This round of donations will be dedicated to supporting community-based organizations in Detroit and Flint. Efforts from these donations will range from food distribution to foster care, bail relief, temporary shelter, and social support services.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said in a press release, “This generous gift will give these essential nonprofits much-needed resources to help address the needs of those impacted most by COVID-19.” Governor Whitmer continued her speech by giving a special shout out to Rihanna and Jack Dorsey.
Take a listen to her press snippet below.
— The Hill (@thehill) May 11, 2020
Big Sean’s Sean Anderson Organization has been supporting numerous causes in his home state of Michigan since 2012. As for pop singer Rihanna, her Clara Lionel Foundation has taken the lead since the start of the pandemic and has now raised more than $20 million dollars for those impacted by COVID-19 to date.
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We’re joining @claralionelfdn and @Jack’s #StartSmall, The David Rockefeller Fund, @Lyft & the Stadler Family Foundation, to donate an additional $3.2 Million in COVID-19 response grants in Detroit and Flint, MI and across the U.S. Funds will provide food, water access, rental assistance, bail relief and support for domestic violence survivors, the homeless, foster children, immigrants and refugees. #pullup
To get a full listing of organizations where the donations from Rihanna, Jack Dorsey, and Big Sean are going towards, click the link here.