One World Together At Home: How Much Money Was Raised & Where Is The Money Going?
19 April 2020, 10:23 | Updated: 20 April 2020, 11:21
How much money did Lady Gaga's 'One World Together At Home' even raise for the health workers around the word?
Last night's worldwide event 'One World: Together At Home' was an incredible success as it raised an enormous amount of money for the health workers of the world who are battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Artists such as Lady Gaga, who also helped put the entire event together, Billie Eilish and Lizzo all joined forces to help raise the cash.
How much money did 'One World: Together At Home' raise?
The event was a huge success in terms of raising money for health workers across the world. A whopping $127.9 million was the final figure for COVID-19 relief.
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$127.9 million for COVID-19 relief. That is the power and impact of One World: #TogetherAtHome. Thank you @ladygaga for helping us create this historic global broadcasting event. To everyone around the world: Stay strong, stay safe, we will be together in person soon. Watch the full broadcast all over again at the link in our bio.
Where does the money raised for 'One World: Together At Home' go?
The power of an event such as this was clear for all to see with the amount of money raised. Of the $127.9M, $55.1M goes towards the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and $72.8M goes towards local and regional responders.
A large portion of the money will go towards necessary equipment for health workers including disinfectant gel, surgical masks and digital thermometers.
Which organisations have collaborated for 'One World: Together At Home'?
Lady Gaga and her host of incredible celebrity friends collaborated with Global Citizen, a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030 and the World Health Organization.
You can still donate to the cause.