Coronavirus: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively give $400K to hospitals weeks after $1M food bank donation

NEW YORK — Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, who recently gave $1 million to food banks, have made another large donation amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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According to E! News, the power couple donated $400,000 total to four New York hospitals, including $100,000 each to NYU Hospital, Mount Sinai, Northern Westchester Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital.

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The news came just two weeks after the stars said they were splitting a $1 million donation between Feeding America and Food Banks Canada.

“If you can give, these orgs need our help,” Lively wrote in an Instagram post March 16.

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She also offered some words of encouragement.

“Though we must be distancing ourselves to protect those who don’t have the opportunity to self-quarantine, we can stay connected,” she wrote at the time. “Remember the lonely and isolated. FaceTime, Skype, make a video. Remember the love that can travel through all this.”

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In a similar post that day, Reynolds, who referred to the virus as an expletive, urged his followers to take care of themselves.

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“Call someone who’s isolated and might need connection,” he added, jokingly posting a fake phone number for “Wolverine” star Hugh Jackman.

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