Beyonce gives $6 million to support 'communities of colour' during the Coronavirus pandemic

The pop icon teamed up with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to support charities providing mental health support during the pandemic

Beyonce's foundation BeyGOOD teamed up with Dorsey's #startsmall campaign to fund mental health services across the United States. The star announcing that she donated a total of $6 million in order to help those in need during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Jack Dorsey created the campaign earlier this month already managing to distribute $8 million to a range of causes, excluding the donation from Beyonce.

You can access the initiates activity in a public tracker here.

The singer reported on her website earlier this week that the scheme will help to provide services in mental well being in areas such as Detroit, New York, New Orleans and Houston.

She stated that "Communities of colour are suffering by epic proportions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many families live in underserved areas with homes that make it harder to practice social distancing."

Also commenting on how BeyGOOD will help support various charities in providing basic necessities.

She too made a surprise guest appearance at the 'One World: Together at home' concert last week offering a heartwarming speech that highlighted the struggles the African American community are facing during this difficult time and how the "virus is killing black people and in an alarmingly high rate here in America.”

She also encouraged people all over the world to have strength and protect themselves as much as they can.

If you want to read more about the 'One World: Together at Home' live streamed benefit concert be sure to check out our article on it here!

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