Elton John donates USD 1 million to protect people with HIV from COVID-19


The event featured Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Backstreet Boys, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Dave Grohl and Alicia Keys performing from their homes. “Now and always, I’m committed to not leave anyone affected by HIV behind Sending love to all of our Foundation’s partners, grantees, supporters, frontline workers and members of our community during this time,” he added. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Today we’re launching a new #COVID19 Emergency Fund that can protect the people we have always sought to serve through #HIV care, treatment and prevention, as well as mitigating the damage that COVID-19 can do.https://t.co/oQ8NJTJFFf pic.twitter.com/q68rTWAQaA
— Elton John AIDS Fdn (@ejaf) April 4, 2020
Earlier this week, the singer also hosted a coronavirus relief concert Fox Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly, Pool, File)
Veteran musician Elton John has launched a USD 1 million coronavirus emergency fund to protect individuals with HIV. Tags:

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Elton John By: PTI | Los Angeles |

Updated: April 5, 2020 1:19:35 pm

Elton John will be making the donation through his Elton John Aids Foundation. “Today, I’m proud to announce that my Foundation @EJAF is launching a USD 1million COVID-19 Emergency Fund to make sure that our frontline partners can respond to the effects of COVID-19 on HIV care for the most marginalised communities around the world,” John said in a video posted on Twitter. The 73-year-old singer will be making the donation through his Elton John Aids Foundation.