Matthew McConaughey and spouse donate 80,000 masks &
American actor Matthew McConaughey and his spouse, Camila, donated roughly 80,000 face masks to COVID-19 first responders in Texas and Louisiana, officers stated.
The couple gave away the masks on the Austin Fire Department on Friday (native time), Fox News stated quoting KEYE.
Expressing its gratitude, the Austin Fire Department tweeted on Saturday, “The C-shift at Station 32 got a surprise yesterday, when McConaughey and @iamcamilaalves stopped by to let us know we’re getting several 1,000 N-95 masks soon, part of their donation of 80K to healthcare workers, FFs, and police officers in #ATX and #NOLA! DC T. Smith, AFD”
Earlier on Sunday, the COVID-19 demise toll in Texas reached 270, following an increase of practically 1,000 extra constructive exams for the illness within the state. Overall, roughly 13,500 circumstances have been reported to this point, in response to Fox News.
Camila wrote on Instagram in regards to the donations. She wrote, “Our mission is to protect those who protect us, by providing healthcare workers, firefighters, police officers and others with approximately 80,000 masks needed to battle the #COVID19 virus.”
She hoped that the transfer would “inspire you to pick a lane to help others whatever that lane is even if your lane is helping your neighbour, calling people, emotional support, donations, volunteer… pick a lane and do it well! Stay strong this too shall pass…”
Last month, McConaughey urged college students on the University of Texas in Austin to remain at their houses after dozens examined constructive following an ill-fated spring-break journey to Mexico.