Jussie Smollett Donates Over 30k To Help Coronavirus Pandemic
Jussie Smollett is the latest celebrity using his star power to give back amidst the coronavirus pandemic. According to reports, the 37-year-old actor has donated over $30,000.00 to supply over 10,000 masks and care packets to such facilities as Harlem Hospital in New York City, Cook County Hospital in Chicago, the Clinic for Us in Lemeirt Park through the Black AIDS Institute as well as supplying emergency relief housing for women and children affected by domestic violence through the Jenesse Center during the time of COVID19.
A nurse at Harlem Hospital said
“He has no idea how much this has helped us. He’s helping to protect the lives of people who are saving lives. And he called us personally and did it quietly without posturing.”