Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Donate to the Ottawa Food Bank

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OTTAWA –
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are the latest celebrities to donate to the Ottawa Food Bank during the coronavirus crisis.

“Blake and I are very happy to give back to a country that has given us so much,” said Reynolds in a statement posted on the food bank’s Instagram page.

“I lived in Ottawa (in Vanier). It holds a special place in my heart. I am so happy to donate to your amazing food bank. ”

List A actors pledged $ 1 million to food collection organizations on both sides of the border: Feeding America and Food Banks Canada.

Reynolds, a native of Vancouver, also participated in the campaign of great hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser to collect personal protective equipment for front-line medical workers.

Reynolds and Lively are just the latest major celebrities to donate to the Ottawa Food Bank.

The Wu-Tang Clan hip-hop collective pledged a donation during a campaign led by Harley Finkelstein, chief operating officer of Shopify. This campaign raised $ 170,000 in just 24 hours.

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