Farhan Akhtar donates 1,000 PPE kits to healthcare workers battling coronavirus
Farhan Akhtar donated 1,000 PPE kits to government hospitals, to help healthcare workers in their fight against the novel coronavirus.
The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to claim lives all over the country. The healthcare workers are working tirelessly day and night to contain the spread of the virus and cure patients. To aid them in their fight, several Bollywood celebrities have stepped forward and made generous donations.
Actor Farhan Akhtar recently donated 1,000 PPE kits to government hospitals for helping healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus.
Sharing a video on Instagram, Farhan announced his donation and also urged others to join in and donate as many PPE kits as they can. The actor further said that he will personally thank every contributor either through a post, recorded video or video call.
He captioned the video as, "Help our Covid 19 warriors. It is critical that we provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) kits to our healthcare workers for their protection in this #WarAgainstCovid19. I am personally donating 1000 PPE kits and have partnered with @tring.india to raise funds for more PPE kits which are in immediate need across India for our doctors and medical staff. For your contribution, I will send a personal 'thank you' video message recognising your generosity. This video will be in permanent memory with you. Some of you will even get to interact with me over a live video chat. Log onto www.tring.co.in and go to my profile to donate. Let's all join the #WarAgainstCovid19 and #UniteForHumanity. (sic)"
Recently, the actor also joined the I For India concert aimed at raising funds to help the coronavirus warriors. The digital concert raised more than Rs 52 crores and celebrities from Bollywood, as well as Hollywood, participated to make it a success.
I For India was initiated by Farhan's sister, Zoya Akhtar and filmmaker Karan Johar.