Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people all around the world. Several countries are under lockdown to avoid its further spread. Celebrities are making donations in relief funds and others. Now, popular artist, Dolly Parton has revealed that she will donate $1 million to a private research school. Read to know more.
Dolly Parton revealed that she will give $1 million to medics at Nashville, Tennessee’’s private research school at Vanderbilt University. She even urged others who are financially stable to think of doing the same. Parton posted the same on her social media handles. Take a look at her Tweets and post.
My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a cure.— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) April 1, 2020
I am making a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations.— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) April 1, 2020
The 9 to 5 star received appreciations for her gesture from other celebrities. Oscar-winning actress, Reese Witherspoon commented, “Dolly, you never cease to amaze me with your generosity and your incredible spirit!!” Andy Cohen, Goldie Hawn, Kacey Musgraves and Noah Cyrus also prlauded Parton for her generous contribution. A fan even called her “national treasure” in comments.
Besides Dolly Parton, several other celebs also donated towards the fight against coronavirus. This includes Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, Angelina Jolie and Arnold Schwarzenegger.