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Beyoncé identifies groups receiving $6M in coronavirus aid

1 year 7 months 1 week ago Thursday, April 23 2020 Apr 23, 2020 April 23, 2020 11:58 AM April 23, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By The Associated Press

Beyoncé is focusing her coronavirus relief efforts on organizations that are helping communities of color that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The superstar announced on Thursday that her BEYGood charity will partner with Twitter’s Jack Dorsey’s Start Small campaign to provide $6 million in relief funds a variety of groups working to provide basic necessities in cities like Detroit, Houston and New Orleans. Part of the money will go to support efforts by the University of California, Los Angeles and the National Alliance of Mental Illness to provide mental wellness services in hard-hit cities, as well as organizations like No Kid Hungry, World Central Kitchen and more.

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