Priyanka Chopra and her popstar husband Nick Jonas kicked off the fundraiser Together For India, for COVID-19 relief which has around Rs 7.5 crores. Now, the actress aims to raise Rs. 22 crores in order to help the country. She recently appealed to people to donate in whatever capacity they can.
In a video, she and GiveIndia’s Atul Satija spoke about where the funds are going and how are they being used. “It’s been a tumultuous couple of months with so much happening on ground across India in the battle against Covid 19. The #TogetherForIndia Fundraiser that @nickjonas and I started with our partners @give_india has raised over $1 million (around Rs 7.5 crores) has been put to good use towards procurement of medical equipment like oxygen cylinders and concentrators and vaccination support,” the actor wrote alongside the video.
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During the conversation, it was revealed that through Together For India initiative, they were able to procure around 500 oxygen concentrators and 422 oxygen cylinders. For the next two months, the money is being used to help 10 vaccination centers in order to get 6000 people can get vaccinated.
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