International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has committed over $1 million (Dhs3.6 million) to COVID-19 relief efforts around the globe, along with her husband George Clooney.
The couple have split the amount they are donating between six separate organisations, all in different countries.
Firstly, the Lebanese-British barrister and her actor husband have donated $300,000 (Dhs1.1 million) to the Lebanese Food Bank. The organisation helps the most vulnerable in the country, such as single mothers and the elderly, who are unable to work amidst the global pandemic.
The A-list pair also donated the same amount to the United Kingdom’s NHS and the Lombardo Italy Region, where the money will go to aiding local hospitals.
All three of these donations are close to the Clooneys personally: Amal was born in Lebanon, the couple lived part-time in Italy for a few years and they currently live in the UK.
Amal and George also donated $250,000 (Dhs918,000) to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s COVID-19 relief fund, the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles and to the Motion Picture and Television home, where the Oscar-winning actor is a board member.