Apple has been committed to the fight against the coronavirus since the beginning. When it was just a domestic problem in China, the Bite Apple people were already preparing donations to support health workers and have not stopped since.
In addition to the donation in medical resources, several million dollars and the recent production of masks Apple adds a new contribution against the COVID-19, that has been announced by the CEO of the company Tim Cook.
During the broadcast of the popular The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, in which he now interviews artists, in a special edition from home due to the pandemic, the presenter interviewed Lady Gaga, to talk about the fundraising concert against the COVID-19 “One World: Together At Home”. The artist also did a FaceTime, with Tim Cook, who announced a donation of 10 million dollars for the event to be held on April 18 and to be broadcast by Apple.
In the same interview, Lady Gaga, one of the guests at the “One World: Together At Home” and spokesperson for the World Health Organization, shared her impression of the contribution of Apple, a company with which she has made several collaborations, the most recent belonging to the series “Shot on iPhone”. In the video call the artist described Apple’s donation as quite considerable and added that technology companies have been very supportive of the initiative, raising more than $35 million before the date.
The event to be supported by the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund will feature musical appearances and performances by Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder.
The concert that will bring together a large number of artists in solidarity with the pandemic that affects us will be transmitted by various digital platforms such as Apple, Amazon, FaceBook, YouTube , so there is no excuse to miss it.