The country legend continues its crusade to keep the world healthy amid the pandemic.
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While other celebrities struggled to monetize and modernize their act for virtual consumption in the early days of the pandemic, Dolly Parton he appealed directly and selflessly to children with a weekly series of bedtime stories. Of course, he’s in a better position than most to focus on philanthropic endeavors in times of crisis, but it turns out he has used those Dollywood dollars for more than just reassuring young children.
As they reported numerous journalists with eagle eyesParton was listed among the benefactors who supported biotech company Moderna’s testing phase of the COVID-19 vaccine, which has since shown nearly 95 percent effectiveness (see “Related” link below). . According to a preliminary report by New England Journal of MedicineThe 74-year-old music and entertainment legend contributed $ 1 million to the research effort Dolly Parton COVID-19 Research Fundin association with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Parton developed a working relationship with Vanderbilt after receiving treatment there for minor injuries in a car accident. He has not yet commented on the post, but one thing is clear despite the current uncertainty: Dolly will always love you.