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Ripple Commits To Donate for Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund

The world is facing a groundbreaking health crisis where the entire economical structure and the communities around the world are affected by the growing spread of the novel coronavirus. However, it is good to see the global community coming together to combat the Covid-19 outbreak. Governments, industries, organizations, and communities around the world are collaborating to help each other during this ongoing global pandemic.

Ripple is one of those companies which has taken a step to help the world with their contributions. In a series of tweets, Ripple shared its decision to donate $100K each to both Tipping Point Community and the Silicon Valley Foundation for the Covid-19 emergency fundraising. 

What’s the Role of Tipping Point Community and Silicon Valley Community Foundation? 

Tipping Point has been a support system for a lot of non-profit organizations for 15 years now. Tipping Point is the fundraising community that aims to provide additional support to low-income communities that are affected the most at the time of crisis. Since the Covid-19 outbreak is intensifying the financial crash for hourly workers, Tipping Point is raising funds to serve the ones in need.

To know more about how to make donations you can visit:

https://tippingpoint.org/what-we-do/initiatives/emergency-response

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) has been closely monitoring the Covid-19 outbreak. They are collaborating with community foundation colleagues, private foundations, corporations and local governments across the region. SVCF is helping a lot of communities to combat the serious effects of this spread. To date, SVCF has raised $2 million in response to the Covid-19 emergency. 

To know more about how to make donations you can visit: 

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/coronavirus-response  

Ripple also provided details for the Covid-19 response fundraiser by WHO. For the ones who wish to donate for the global health crisis. 

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund By WHO

“To date, the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund has more than $70m raised or committed from more than 187k individual donors and corporations. A huge thanks to everyone who has generously contributed against the fight for COVID-19.”

The World Health Organization (WHO) together with organizations worldwide is supporting countries to prevent, detect and combat the ongoing health crisis. The WHO has enabled the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund worldwide for anyone to support the cause. 

People who wish to donate can visit:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/donate

Not only Ripple, but a lot of other leading companies from the crypto space have been making a persistent effort to help the world fight against this deadly virus. Recently, Binance organized a donation campaign that aimed to donate essential medical supplies to the hospitals and medical teams in Wuhan China. In these challenging times, it is inspiring to see leaders around the world take responsibility and implement intense efforts to help the world overcome severe health crises.

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Ruchi Brahmbhatt

Ruchi Is and Independent Artist and a Graduate in English Literature from the Maharaja Sayajirao. University, Vadodara. She has been working as an IELTS coach previously and now chooses to enter the Digital Media Sector as she has been keenly interested in writing for the Media Sector related to the finances and the crypto space. She has been supporting the Blockchain Technology through her write-ups to encourage digital currency for a better future. Ruchi’s research interests are finances, human rights, technology, and financial developments.
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