Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra donates thousands of Crocs to frontliners

Former Miss World Priyanka Chopra and Nick JonasFormer Miss World Priyanka Chopra Jonas has partnered with an American shoe manufacturing company Crocs to donate 20,000 pairs of footwear to healthcare workers in India and the US.

“Healthcare professionals around the world are working everyday to ensure our safety and fighting for us on the frontlines. Their courage, commitment and sacrifices are saving innumerable lives in this global pandemic,” Priyanka wrote on social media.

She added, “I’m so proud to partner with them [Crocs] to give 10,000 pairs to healthcare workers at [Cedars-Sinai] in Los Angeles and 10,000 more to healthcare professionals in public/government hospitals across India.”

Together with her husband, Priyanka has also made donations to charitable organizations that help those impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and encouraged her over 50 million social media followers to do the same.

After winning Miss World 2000 at age 18, Priyanka became an award-winning actress, singer, film producer, and one of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities.

The former beauty queen also landed on Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world and Forbes list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She is currently a global ambassador of UNICEF and an advocate of various social causes.

Priyanka started dating the American singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas in May 2018 and got engaged a few months later. The couple got married in December of the same year at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur in traditional Hindu and Christian ceremonies.

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