NEWS | Rihanna Partners With Twitter CEO For $4.2M Donation To Domestic Violence Victims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rihanna has teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to provide relief to domestic violence victims amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The ‘Work’ singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation announced the partnership with the Social media executive on Twitter.

‘We’re joining forces with Twitter/Square CEO @ Jack today be co-funding $4.2 million grant to the @MayordFundLA to address the current crisis for domestic violence victims in Los Angeles as a result of the COVID-19 Safer at Home Order. #startsmall #CLF’, the foundation wrote on Thursday.

The foundation also made not of the uptick in domestic violence incidents as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Dorsey shared his appreciation for Rihanna and her global fund in a tweet on his own account and pointed out that the donation will cover ‘10weeks of shelter, meals, and counseling for individuals and their children in LA suffering from domestic violence as a result of the COVID-19 Safer at Home Order’.

This serves as Rihanna’s second large contribution to coronavirus relief efforts. Last month, the Fenty Beauty founder, who is 32, donated $5 million to various organizations to provide critical protective gear, medical supplies and access to food across the globe.

Recipients of Rihanna’s first pledge include the World Health Organization, Direct Relief, Feeding America, Partners in Health, International Rescue Committee and her native country, Barbados.


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