Dolly Parton donates $1 million dollars to Vanderbilt during COVID-19


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Country star Dolly Parton posted to her Instagram account on Wednesday stating that she would be donating $1 million dollars to Vanderbilt among the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vanderbilt released the following statement about Parton’s donation:

We are incredibly grateful to Dolly (@DollyParton) for believing in our doctors and researchers as we work hard to fight COVID-19.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Parton is encouraging anyone that can, to make a donation as well.

Here is the post on her Instagram:

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