Vir­tual con­cert raises $7 bil­lion

San Francisco Chronicle - - CORONAVIRU­S PANDEMIC -

A sum­mit staged by Global Ci­ti­zen that in­cluded a star­stud­ded vir­tual con­cert hosted by Dwayne “the Rock” John­son has raised nearly $7 bil­lion in cash and loan guar­an­tees to as­sist the poor whose lives have been up­ended by the pan­demic.

The event in­cluded per­for­mances by Jen­nifer Hud­son, Mi­ley Cyrus and Cold­play. Speak­ers in­cluded lead­ers of Canada, France, New Zealand and South Africa.

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