“One World: Together At Home” Concert Raised $128 Million Against COVID-19
Written by B87FM on April 19, 2020
International Citizen, along side Woman Gaga, aired the One World: Collectively At Dwelling live performance final evening and raised $128 Million within the battle in opposition to COVID-19.
“I’m so humbled to have been part of this mission. Thanks @GlblCtzn. Thanks @WHO. I like you 🌎❤️,” Woman Gaga wrote on Twitter afterward.
$55.1 million of the raised funds went to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and $72.eight million went to native and regional first responders. Over 70 artists and celebrities appeared throughout the reside broadcast. Amongst them had been Taylor Swift, Michelle Obama, Elton John, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Celine Dion, The Rolling Stones, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and plenty of extra.
Concluding its assertion on the result of the occasion, International Citizen notes that the battle just isn’t over: “Whereas the One World: Collectively At Dwelling particular broadcast represented a second of world unity and a chance to help the worldwide response by means of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund or regional and native responders, there may be extra to be performed. International Citizen stays dedicated to constructing on this unbelievable momentum to proceed to help the worldwide COVID-19 response, frontline well being employees, and the broader prevention agenda to make sure we by no means face one other disaster like this once more.”