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Dolly Parton Commits $1 Million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 Research

Dolly Parton Commits $1 Million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 Research

Dolly Parton revealed via Twitter on April 1 that she is donating $1 million to Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 research.

“My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a cure,” said Dolly. “I am making a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt towards that research and to encourage people that can afford it to make donations.”

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