Binance Charity and the Integro Foundation raised a million dollars to donate personal protective equipment to frontline workers.
A total of 500,000 KN-95 masks will be distributed to workers in the Brazilian Amazon, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Bermuda, Barbados, St. Lucia, Haiti, Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Navajo countries, Russia and Puerto Rico. This initiative is part of the crypto campaign against COVID-19.
Integro, founded in Puerto Rico in 2015, has pledged $ 333,000 to the initiative, with Binance Charity reaching that amount 2: 1. the foundation said in a statement to Cointelegraph. Brock Pierce, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Integro and Candidate for President of the United States, He said more donations can be expected.
“Binance Charity is a large global organization that relies on donations from digital currencies. We are very grateful that Binance Charity partnered with Fundación Integro to focus on Puerto Rico and provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is our goal to continue to make more donations and aid measures for the Caribbean islands through these associations. “
The crypto community has been very active in raising funds to alleviate the situations caused by COVID-19. The industry also believes the pandemic can help accelerate the adoption of crypto and blockchain technology.