Ryan Reynolds Donates $1 Million For Coronavirus Relief

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NEW YORK - SEPT 10, 2018: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the premiere of "A Simple Favor" at the Museum of Modern Art on September 10, 2018, in New York City. - Image (JStone / Shutterstock.com)

On Sunday, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively announced their cell phone company, Mint, is giving free service to new and existing customers. Now, the celebrity power couple announced they are donating $1 million to non-profit entities in Canada to help those impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Reynolds broke the news through a post on Instagram on Monday.

“Covid-19 has brutally impacted older adults and low-income families,” Reynolds writes. “Blake & I are donating $1 million to be split between FEEDING AMERICA and FOOD BANKS CANDA. If you can give, these orgs need our help.”

Reynolds adds, “Take care of your bodies and hearts. Leave room for joy. call someone who’s isolated and might need connection.”

On Sunday, Mint announced “all current and new customers” will receive free unlimited high-speed data add-ons.

“These last few days have thrown the world into an unprecedented moment of uncertainty where reliable communication is of the utmost importance,” the statement reads. “As your communication provider, we feel it’s necessary to do something that could possibly help all of us navigate this tough time a little bit better. Starting 3-15-20 through 4-14-20, Mint Mobile will be providing all current and new customers with FREE unlimited high-speed data add-ons.”

On Monday, President Donald Trump and his coronavirus response team suggested any gatherings with ten or more people should be postponed or limited. According to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker, 185,041 total confirmed cases and 7,330 deaths.

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