Rihanna to donate $4 million for abuse victims


Rihanna attends the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

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February 07 2021 06:00 pm

HOLLYWOOD (CNN) – Rihanna is teaming up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to help domestic abuse survivors.

According to the Los Angeles housing authority, approximately 90 people a week have been turned away from domestic violence shelters since the “safer at home” order took effect in late March.

The 32-year-old artist announced a joint funding effort between her Clara Lionel Foundation and Dorsey … Totalling about $4 million.

According to a press release – the funds will provide 10 weeks of support.

The money helps with shelter, meals and counseling for individuals and their children suffering from domestic violence at a time when shelters are full and incidents are on the rise.

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