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Rihanna is the latest celebrity to help with the coronavirus pandemic relief efforts.

The 32-year-old artist's Clara Lionel Foundation announced in a press release Saturday it's giving $5 million to support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 response efforts, especially those working to serve marginalized communities in the United States, the Caribbean and Africa.

Rihanna's foundation is partnering with organizations like Direct Relief, Partners In Health, Feeding America, the International Rescue Committee and the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

The $5 million will fund protective gear for hospital workers and first responders, local food banks that serve the elderly, distributing respiratory supplies and streamlining a process for testing and care in countries like Malawi and Haiti.

Earlier this year, the Fenty Beauty creator called for everyone to unite to "fix this world together" while being honored at the NAACP Image Awards.

"We can't do it divided," Rihanna said. "I cannot emphasize that enough."

The NAACP announced that it had selected the pop star and fashion icon to receive this year's President's Award for her “groundbreaking career as an artist and musician, but (who) has also distinguished herself as a stellar public servant.”

"We can't let the desensitivity seep in," she said. "The 'if it's your problem, then it's not mine.' 'It's a woman's problem.' 'It's a black people problem.' 'It's a poor people problem.' I mean, how many of us in this room have colleagues and partners and friends from other races, sexes, religions: Show of hands? Well, then you know they want to break bread with you, right? They like you. Well, then this is their problem, too."

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, more stars are stepping up to help, whether it's by entertaining with free concerts through social media or using their fashion house to design masks for healthcare workers.

Designer Christian Siriano tweeted at New York Governer Andrew Cuomo Friday offering to make masks for hospital workers to help with the shortage.

"If @NYGovCuomo says we need masks my team will help make some. I have a full sewing team still on staff working from home that can help," Siriano wrote. 

There have been over 19,600 confirmed cases in the U.S. There are more than 275,400 confirmed cases around the globe, according to the Johns Hopkins University data dashboard.

Donations to Rihann's CLF can be made here.

Contributing: Hannah Yasharoff and Grace Hauck

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