After the first moment of shock resulting from the sudden explosion of the emergency, Italy and its forces have organized themselves to give their support to the health institutions, the outposts that are fighting the most difficult battle. After Giorgio Armani’s donation, Chiara Ferragni and Fedez also took the field firsthand: first of all with a video in which the influencer strongly reiterated the importance of staying at home and limiting social contacts as much as possible, acting as a further and indispensable megaphone (also towards younger generations) to the appeal launched by health workers.
Second, kicking off a huge fundraiser, which began with their donation of 100 thousand euros, for the creation of new beds read in the intensive care unit of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan. The fundraising campaign was carried out with the collaboration of prof. Alberto Zangrillo, chief of cardiovascular intensive care and general of the San Raffaele hospital in Milan. On March 23 the new beds were inaugurated: with the arrival of the first patient, the new ward, a tensile structure equipped with 14 intensive care beds made in just ten days, is fully operational. In the meantime, the construction of another tensile structure, adjacent to the one that came into operation, which will always be used as an intensive care unit.
The fundraising campaign, conducted on the gofundme platform (at this address https://www.gofundme.com/f/coronavirus-terapia-intensiva) reached more than one million euros in a short time. “We hope that this initiative of ours will raise awareness among people in Italy and abroad about the Coronavirus emergency in which we are all involved,” said Chiara Ferragni and Fedez. An example of how social media can be used well. To do good.