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George and Amal Clooney are lending a helping hand.
The Hollywood power couple donated more than $1 million toward coronavirus relief, Clooney’s rep Stan Rosenfield confirmed to USA TODAY Wednesday.
The Clooneys donated $250,000 each to the Motion Picture and Television home (where Clooney sits on the board of directors), the SAG-AFTRA FUND and Los Angeles Mayors Fund, according to Deadline, who first reported news of the generous contributions.
The couple also contributed $300,000 to international charities Lebanese Food Bank, Lombardo Italy Region and the National Health Service.
The Clooneys are the latest celebrities significantly pitching in – with their own wallets – when it comes to taking action to help others during the coronavirus pandemic.
Oprah Winfrey announced on social media last week that she’s committing $1 million to America’s Food Fund to “support those facing food insecurity.” She tweeted she believes the fund will be “a powerful way to make a difference for our neighbors in need.”
Winfrey didn’t stop there. She said she’s donating even more to help those affected by COVID-19.
“I am donating $10 million overall to help Americans during this pandemic in cities across the country and in areas where I grew up,” she continued.
Dolly Parton also pledged seven figures, announcing on April 1 that she is donating $1 million toward research efforts for a COVID-19 cure.
“My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abu