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Priyanka Chopra Jonas urges fans to help India amid COVID-19 crisis
The “Quantico” star set up a fundraiser with GiveIndia that will provide COVID-19 relief.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been doing her part and trying to use the resources available to her to help India through the trying times it is going through on account of the innumerable deaths and active Covid cases going on in the country. The Quantico star and musician husband Nick Jonas recently joined hands with the Give India Foundation to set up a fundraiser to help her home country in times of crises on account of the the Covid-19 pandemic. Priyanka took to her Instagram feed and shared a strong video message, urging the global community to come together for her home country, India. She stressed the global importance of the issue pressing on the fact that unless everyone is safe, no one is safe.
In the caption of the video, Priyanka Chopra Jonas wrote, "India, my home, is suffering the world’s worst Covid crisis, and we all need to help! People are dying in record numbers. There is illness everywhere, and it’s only continuing to spread and kill at great speed and scale. I have set up a fundraiser with GiveIndia, the largest organization on the ground in India providing Covid relief. Whatever you can spare, truly makes a difference. Nearly 63 million people follow me on here, if even 100,000 of you donate $10, that’s $1 Million, and that’s huge."
Urging people to donate, Priyanka Chopra Jonas wrote that the donations would directly go to healthcare physical infrastructure including Covid care centres, Isolation centers, and oxygen generation plants, medical equipment, and vaccine support and mobilization. She added that she and husband Nick have and will continue to contribute. According to media reports, as of Thursday afternoon, the fundraiser had collected nearly $250,000 of its $1 million goal, after more than 5,000 donations.