Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra provides 10,000 pair of Crocs to the front liners in the United States and India

23 Apr 2020 | Camilla Suarez

Miss World 2000 and successful actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas is an UNICEF ambassador and a role model to millions of people across the globe. She has been very actively working towards raising awareness regardingcoronavirus pandemic among the people. She is using her social media account to talk about the pandemic and reaching out to herfans and followers across the globe to bust out the myths about the Covid19 and making them aware about the right and apt information about it.

The UNICEF ambassador is going all out to help frontline healthcare workers by sending them pairs of footwear. The actress has helped provide 10,000 pairs to brave frontline workers in Los Angeles and sent out an additional 10,000 pairs to healthcare professionals in public and government hospitals across India.The help will reach medical workers in Kerala, Maharashtra, Haryana, and Karnataka.



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Priyanka said, "Healthcare professionals across the country are our true superheroes, working every day to ensure our safety and fighting for us on the frontlines. Their courage, commitment, and sacrifices are saving innumerable lives in this global pandemic. While we cannot even imagine what’s it like to be in their shoes, we can at least help them be comfortable in them. Because of the nature of their work, it is critical for them to have easy-to-clean shoes and apparel for themselves. We are so glad to be able to offer this support and hope this helps these caregivers in the fight against this virus."

She decided to provide 10,000 pair of Crocs because of thelite material used to make these shoes.It is comfortable enough to allow you to stay on your feet all day. For doctors, nurses and frontline medics working overtime during the coronavirus pandemic, this comfort feature would be a welcome relief. That the shoes are easy to clean is a bonus.

Priyanka and Nick donated an undisclosed amount to 10 charities including Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES), UNICEF, Goonj, Doctors Without Borders, No Kid Hungry, and SAG-AFTRA.

"So many people around the world need our support more than ever. It was important for Nick and I to donate to organizations that are helping low income and homeless families, helping doctors and first responders, feeding children, and of course, supporting the music & entertainment industry. They need your support too, and we would implore you to donate. No amount is too small, even if it’s $1. Together, we can make a difference”, she stated.



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Initially, Priyanka took her social media account to debunk confusion and myths around the pandemic Covid19 which has been able to generate fear and anxiety. She got in touch with health experts at WHODr Tedros and epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove to clarify doubts her followers had sent via social media (Instagram).Chopra also asked her followers to donate to WHO, to help them fight the pandemic. Apart from reiterating the importance of social-distancing, the experts also said that it was important to wash hands at regular intervals and cough or sneeze into your elbow.

Priyanka Chopra also partnered with JBL audio to provide free headphones to LA kids to get them used to the virtual classroom system. Students and teachers in the US have started to opt for this new system of education during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Priyanka Chopra celebrated World Earth Day with her husband Nick Jonas in Los Angels and posted her picture on social media states that "We may be apart right now, but Earth keeps us connected. This is our home. Let's heal Mother Earth together." She recently participated in Global Citizen's One World: Together at Home concert, where she, along with several other celebrities, raised money for WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.