Coronavirus Outbreak: Matthew McConaughey, wife Camila Alves deliver 110,000 face masks to Texas hospitals
Matthew McConaughey along with Camila Alves personally delivered face masks to hospitals struggling with supple shortage in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, along with his wife, model Camila Alves, has delivered 110,000 masks to the local hospitals in his home state of Texas amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Oscar winner teamed up with car company Lincoln, with whom he is a spokesperson, for the initiative.
McConaughey took to social media to share his picture with Alves in a truck on delivery duty.
"Me and Camila Alves hitting the road to get em to rural hospitals in need across Texas," he wrote alongside the photo which showed the couple in masks and headgear.
CNN notes that his donation comes at a time when hospitals in rural areas of the US are facing a shortage of resources and financial difficulties.
Here is the post
— Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) May 22, 2020
Last month, McConaughey hosted a virtual bingo night for isolated seniors in Texas. The couple had also donated around 80,000 face marks, which included a mix of surgical mask and KN95 marks, to frontline workers in Austin and New Orleans.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
Over 400 film artists, technicians vaccinated in Kolkata under FCTWEI's free COVID-19 inoculation drive
"We aim to vaccinate 6,000 people from the industry in the coming days as part of our initiative to ensure vaccination for all in the entertainment sector," said Swaroop Biswas, President of Federation of Cine Technicians and Workers of Eastern India.
Harvey Weinstein’s extradition to California approved; movie mogul to face additional sexual assault charges
The judge said there was no reason to delay Harvey Weinstein’s transfer any longer, denying his lawyer’s request to keep him at a state prison near Buffalo.
'Don't be a prick, go get the prick': Varun Dhawan receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Mumbai
Last December, Varun Dhawan was diagnosed with coronavirus alongside his Jug Jugg Jeeyo co-stars Neetu Kapoor, Maniesh Paul and director Raj Mehta while shooting for the film in Chandigarh.