Oprah’s Charitable Foundation announces recipients of its COVID-19 Relief Fund

“I’m proud to be able to support the communities I have called home,” said Winfrey.

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The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation announced today the newest grant recipients of Oprah Winfrey’s $12 million COVID-19 Relief Fund.

The $12 million in grants support organizations in Oprah’s “home cities” of Nashville, Chicago, Milwaukee, Baltimore and Kosciusko, Mississippi that are helping underserved communities currently experiencing a disproportionate impact from the pandemic. Winfrey previously announced she was giving $10 million to help those affected by the pandemic and has committed an additional $2 million in support, bringing the total figure to date to $12 million.

 “I’m proud to be able to support the communities I have called home,” said Winfrey. “These organizations are working tirelessly on the ground to help those hit the hardest by the pandemic, meeting people where they are and serving in ways needed most.”  

The funds will support: Live Healthy ChicagoNashvilleNurturesSaintAThe Nia Imani Family, Inc.,The Boys and Girls Club of Kosciusko, MississippiLiving Classrooms Foundation and  the Center for Urban Families, a Baltimore organization that addresses some of the city’s most pressing issues including poverty, unemployment, father-absence, and family disintegration.

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