She might be making it big internationally, but her heart still goes out to the COVID-19 crisis going on in India. Actress Priyanka Chopra took to her social media to reveal that she has set up a fundraiser to help our nation during these testing times. She also uploaded a video of herself where she encouraged people to donate to the cause. She has set up the fundraiser with her husband Nick Jonas in collaboration with GiveIndia, an online donation platform.
In the video, she mentioned, “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.” She also said, “Nearly 63 million people follow me on here, if even 100,000 of you donate $10, that’s $1 Million, and that’s huge. Your donation will go directly to healthcare physical infrastructure (including Covid care centres, Isolation centers, and oxygen generation plants), medical equipment, and vaccine support and mobilization.”
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The actress concluded by mentioning that she and her husband, Nick have done their bit and will continue to donate to the cause. She also thanked the people who have been stepping up and trying to help however they can.