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Rihanna, Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z donating $6.2 million to COVID-19 relief funds

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Popstar Rihanna, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and rapper Jay-Z have announced that they will be donating USD 6.2 million towards coronavirus relief efforts, both in the US and abroad. The grant from Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation, Dorsey and Jay-Z’sShawn Carter Foundation (SCF) will be distributed among 11 organisations.

The funds will also be used to provide shelter, food and healthcare services to homeless youth in New Orleans, to building virus testing capacity across the Caribbean and to the set-up of ICUs, hospital beds and isolation units in sub-Saharan Africa, among others.