Naomi Osaka and Other Celebrities Ask for Help in Haiti
Naomi Osaka and Other Celebrities Ask for Help in Haiti: Celebrities including tennis champion Naomi Osaka expressed their support for the people of Haiti and called on their fans to contribute to the relief effort.
Haiti – hit by a tropical storm – is still waiting for more help after an earthquake that killed more than 1,400 people and injured nearly 7,000.
Osaka, his Haitian father, said he would donate his money to the Western & Southern Open this week to support efforts to find an earthquake there. , notes The Washington Post. The unmarried women’s champion will receive $ 255,220.
Osaka – ranked 2nd in the world – has made extensive use of his platform to recruit causes such as the Black Lives Matter and mental health in the past.
And it is not the only community that is mobilizing support for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.
Meanwhile, physician Cardi B wrote on Twitter that she had a “soft spot” for Haiti and its people, and prayed.
And chef José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen is on the ground in Haiti, preparing meals in the kitchens of Port-au-Prince, Jeremie and Les Cayes to be distributed to hospital staff and patients.
Chef Tim Kilcoyne, director of WCK’s special ops specials, said in a video posted on Twitter on Monday, “There’s a lot going on, our teams down here, we’ll have more information to share over time. But right now we get as much food for people in need.”
Writer Roxane Gay wrote on Twitter that she is donating to the small financial center Fonkoze and Haiti’s Non-Profit Hope.
Hamilton actor and founder Lin Manuel-Miranda has written that he is donating to Fonkoze and the global response organization CORE and encouraged his social media followers to do the same.
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