The businesswoman and television star Kylie Jenner, famous for participating with her sisters in the popular reality show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, donated a million dollars for California hospitals to acquire medical materials and equipment due to the crisis in the coronavirus.
The donation was announced by his doctor, Thaïs Aliabadi, who assured that he was thrilled to see the million dollar figure that will go towards the purchase of masks and other protective materials for professionals who are working in this health emergency and who sometimes lack the adequate equipment.
“I asked the universe to gather protective masks for our brave health workers and today my dream came true. One of my patients, a beautiful living angel, just donated $ 1 million to help us,” wrote the doctor on her profile. from Instagram.
According to Aliabadi, with that money he will buy “hundreds of thousands of masks, face shields and other equipment” that he will deliver “directly to the professionals who respond first” in this emergency.
“I am speechless, my eyes are filled with tears of joy and my heart is overwhelmed with gratitude,” he said.
For her part, Jenner responded to the message, thanking the doctor for her work.
“I love you! And thanks to you for all the love and attention you put into everything you do! You are an angel on earth,” said the “influencer” who owns an emporium that includes her renowned makeup brand.
Jenner, with 167 million followers on Instagram, has encouraged from her social networks that people stay at home and comply with the quarantine, which she claims to have met for two weeks “very seriously”.
Among other solidarity actions, the Michael Jackson Estate fund (which manages the artist’s estate) has donated $ 300,000 to help fight the coronavirus in three organizations of entertainment and food workers.
Likewise, the Recording Academy, the institution that organizes the Grammys every year, announced the creation of a relief fund to alleviate the effects that the global coronavirus crisis is having on the music industry and, especially, on live performances. , from workers in “concerts in hotels and bars to great music festivals”.
This current COVID-19 pandemic has so far infected 413,467 people worldwide and caused 18,433 deaths, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).