Amid the current outbreak, there have been some incredible acts of kindness. From celebrity donations to people offering to do the grocery shopping for those who are vulnerable, people have really been going above and beyond to help in any way they can.
And now, the latest move comes from the climate activist himself, Leonardo DiCaprio who has launched a twelve million dollar relief fund.
Keep scrolling to find out to see what the money will be spent on...
Leonardo DiCaprio's latest bid to provide aid comes after a series of other generous acts.
Let's kick off with donations.
@CNN TikTok gives $10 million to coronavirus response The World Health Organization on Monday announced that its C… https://t.co/x7ohuRpEN0— CNN Philippines (@CNN Philippines)1584992639.0
Legendary fashion designer, Ralph Lauren, donated a generous $10 million last week.WWD reports that the brand is working with its U.S. team to create 25,000 isolation gowns and 250,000 masks.
L.A. Clippers owner, Steve Ballmer, has pledged $25 million.
Even Kylie Jenner did her bit to help.
Some celebs have come up with more creative ways to raise money.
demi lovato performing skyscraper in 2020 i'm not crying you are #iHeartConcertOnFOX https://t.co/fjjsiF1liU— lara (@lara)1585533414.0
But of course, it's not just celebs who have been making a difference...
If anyone near our shop has to self isolate over the corona virus and are on benefits I will put together a two wee… https://t.co/SAu7cygsl5— dave jones, EOTM (@dave jones, EOTM)1583703163.0
One man turned his school bus into a delivery truck for Food for Kids.
This is Ibrahim, I met him at the Merrifield @HomeDepot this morning. He’s usually a Fairfax County school bus driv… https://t.co/9ihVV1kExF— Tara Copp (@Tara Copp)1584797125.0
Paying it forward.
Edge Coffee in Holywood is giving away ‘pay-it-forward’ hot drinks to all frontline workers today inc teachers, pha… https://t.co/luSm5bSs12— Jessica Black (@Jessica Black)1584700010.0
Helping kids stay creative.
A couple neighbors in Nebraska are delivering free creativity bags to the doorsteps of kids stuck at home.… https://t.co/7PhzEHsTQs— GoFundMe (@GoFundMe)1584659706.0
Even the smallest of gestures can go a long way.
Spotted on my walk this morning, a reminder. https://t.co/BB23UMBTDe— Christy Chirinos (@Christy Chirinos)1585570824.0
And one of the biggest donations comes from the tech media giant, Sony.
via: ShutterstockThe studio, who have just announced that they are pushing back all of their summer 2020 projects to next year, have revealed what they are doing to help those affected by the virus.
The company has announced a global relief fund, just like DiCaprio has.
via: Getty ImagesTotaling a whopping $100 million.
The fund was announced via a press release.
via: Getty Images"Sony extends its condolences to the families of those who have passed away as a result of the medical crisis, and extends its sympathies to all those who have been impacted," Kenichiro Yoshida, President, and CEO of Sony Corporation, said in their press release.
And only a few days after the announcement, Leonardo DiCaprio has decided to set up a similar charity.
On his Instagram, he posted this picture:
He also told us he was working alongside other giant companies in order to provide this fund.
And you be happy to know that 100% of the donations will be going towards @FeedingAmerica.
I believe that America’s Food Fund will be a powerful way to make a difference for our neighbors in need and am com… https://t.co/h659EdUenb— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah Winfrey)1585832135.0
Oprah Winfrey and Leonardo DiCaprio? An elite combo.
and thus proving that not all hollywood stars seem to have an ego. leonardo dicaprio has sent up a fund to help tho… https://t.co/hWxfMHhkea— nightshadefire one (@nightshadefire one)1586112310.0