Priyanka Chopra and PM Modi (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas has contributed to a slew of organizations working to counter the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and that includes PMCares, UNICEF, Goonj and several others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the oppurtunity to acknowledge her donation . Taking to Twitter, Priyanka replied PM's tweet and thanked the fans who made donations along with her to combat the pandemic.
The PM had tweeted on Saturday, “Be it individuals or institutions, diligent professionals or eminent personalities, everyone is coming together for the healthier future of India. Thank you @icsi_cs @priyankachopra @anilkumble1074 for contributing to PM-CARES.” Priyanka replied, “Thank you shri @narendramodi . We are strongest together. Thank you to everyone who also contributed and helped impact this important cause.”
Priyanka came to India with husband Nick to celebrate Holi. The couple returned to the US soon after. They are in self-isolation at their Los Angeles home. USA is among the worst hit countries in the world and has registered the highest number of Covid-19 positive cases . Priyanka Chopra's mother recently expressed concern about her daughter and son-in-law staying in US in such adverse time.
Priyanka who is also a global ambasaddor of UNICEF made donations to multiple charities Priyanka took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce that the couple has donated to organisations like the PM-Cares Fund, Unicef, Feeding America and Goonj, among many others.
“These organizations are doing amazing work by helping those impacted by #Covid19. They are feeding the hungry, supporting doctors and first responders, helping low income and homeless communities, and supporting our colleagues in the entertainment industry,” she wrote. “Nick and I have donated to these charities: @unicef, @FeedingAmerica, @goonj, #DoctorsWithoutBorders, @nokidhungry, @GiveIndia, and @sagaftra, #IAHV, #Aseema, and #PMCARES fund.”
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Asking fans to donate and calling no donation small, Priyanka said “They need your support too, and we would implore you to donate as well. I have linked to each org with a swipe up in my stories... no donation is too small. Together we can help the world beat this.”
The actress also got to interview WHO General-Director Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and WHO’s Technical Lead for Covid-19 who answered questions posed by her followers and busted several myths around the condition.