Celeb couples Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli as well as Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas both set up fundraisers to help India as the country suffers through the second wave of COVID-19. The couples have thanked people who donating and keeping India in their prayers. They have raised over Rs 11 crore and $ 1 million respectively.
Priyanka Chopra has been extremely vocal about India’s unfortunate situation and continues to educate people on global levels through social media. Last month, she announced a fundraiser in association with GiveIndia via a video message posted on Instagram.
Through this fundraiser, Priyanka and Nick Jonas have managed to raise over a $ 1 million. The couple announced the news on their social media, expressing gratitude towards everyone who helped.
Priyanka wrote, “ Through some of the darkest days in our history, humanity has once again proven that we are better together. @nickjonas and I are so humbled by your support and by the outpouring of help for India from so many parts of the world. Over 14,000 good Samaritans opened their hearts and helped us raise $1 Million in these trying times. Countless others helped us spread the world to expedite the process.”
She added, “All the money raised is already being deployed across the country in the form of Oxygen Concentrators, Vaccine Support and so much more. We can all continue to help so let’s not stop here. We’re raising the fundraising target to $3 Million and we know that with your help and support, we can achieve this too.”
India’s power couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli too had set up a fundraiser with Ketto India. With an initial goal of Rs 7 crore, the couple themeselves donated Rs 2 crore to it. The two have collected over Rs 11 crore and thanked their supporters for their generous contributions.
Virat wrote, “Deep gratitude to each and every one of you who have donated so far. But there is still so much to be done. Let us all continue to serve and support our country. Every little bit makes a huge difference. Your contribution will help us save a life.”