George Harrison foundation donates 500.000 dollars to fight Coronavirus
Dhani Harrison, son of ex-beatle George Harrison, along with The Material World Foundation is donating $ 500,000 to MusiCares relief fund COVID-19, Save The Children and Doctors Without Borders to help with care efforts. the initiative wants to help the fight against coronavirus crisis.
With that, the George Harrison foundation launched the Inner Light Challenge. A program inspired by the music of the legendary singer while in the Beatles.
The song features the lyrics:
“Without leaving my door, I can know everything on Earth / Without looking out the window, I can know the paths of heaven”.
“These lyrics sung by George are a positive reminder for all of us who are isolating ourselves, quarantining or respecting the shelter application,” said Olivia Harrison. “We are going to stay connected in this difficult time. There are things we can do to help and we invite you to share your inner Light ”, she concluded.
George Harrison son, Dhani Harrison sang the song written by his father on YouTube:
Official satement from the George Harrison foundation says:
“The Material World Foundation, created by George Harrison in 1973, is today donating $500,000 to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, Save the Children and Medecins Sans Frontieres charities. Which are providing much needed aid and care during this COVID-19 pandemic. To help raise additional funds the Foundation has also launched The Inner Light Challenge.”
“The challenge asks people around the globe to share a verse, chorus, or line from The Beatles song ‘The Inner Light’. And post it with the hashtag #innerlight2020. For every person that shares their own “Inner Light” moment on social media using the #innerlight2020 hashtag. The Material World Foundation will give another $1 (up to $100,000) to help those affected by the virus.”
“Without going out of my door, I can know all things on earth. Without looking out of my window, I can know the ways of heaven.”
“Olivia Harrison said, “These lyrics sung by George are a positive reminder to all of us who are isolating, in quarantine or respecting the request to shelter in place. Let’s get and stay connected at this difficult time. There are things we can do to help and we invite you to share your Inner Light.”
“The Inner Light Challenge:”
“– The Material World Foundation will donate another $1 (up to $100,000) for every one of you who shares their own “Inner Light” moment on social media using the hashtag #innerlight2020”
“– This can be a verse, a chorus, or a line from the song. Just sing it, play it, hum it, strum it, paint it, knit it, chant it, plant it, pray. Or meditate and post it to social media using the hashtag #innerlight2020”