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- When she donated $1 million to research on the Moderna vaccine. Parton’s most recent headlines follow the announcement of Moderna’s reportedly 95 percent effective COVID-19 vaccination, which cited the Dolly Parton COVID-19 Research Fund in its list of supporters.
- Then she read children’s bedtime stories during the pandemic. When she wasn’t helping create the vaccine for COVID, she was reading bedtime stories to children virtually during the pandemic.
- When she started the Imagination Library. Since its inception in 1995, Parton’s children’s literacy program, the Imagination Library, has grown into an international organization that reaches all 50 states as well as Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
- Her continued support for her hometown. Parton’s work for Sevier County, in Tennessee, where she was born and raised, has been a consistent area of philanthropic work over the years.
Nov 24, 2020 · Dolly Parton at last year’s C.M.A. Awards. A donation from the singer provided a critical boost in the early stages of coronavirus vaccine development, according to one researcher.
Dolly Parton’s Stampede is an extraordinary dinner show with thirty-two magnificent horses and a cast of top-notch riders. They will thrill you with daring feats of trick riding and competition, in a friendly and fun rivalry. You will enjoy a barrel full of music, dancing, special effects and family-friendly comedy along the way.
Nov 21, 2020 · The claim: Dolly Parton was a major funder for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Shortly after Moderna announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective against the virus, internet users took to ...
Nov 17, 2020 · As if we needed another reason to love Dolly Parton. The country star's $1 million donation to Vanderbilt has made an impact on the search for a COVID-19 vaccine.. The icon made headlines in April with the major donation to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in honor of her friend, Dr. Naji Abumrad, to support research teams working on coronavirus cures.
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Nov 18, 2020 · WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Dolly Parton is being celebrated in song with a rewritten version of her own “Jolene” for her contribution to an experimental coronavirus vaccine
Nov 18, 2020 · Dolly Parton adds pandemic hero to list of accomplishments. By The Associated Press. Wed., Nov. 18, 2020 timer 1 min. read. BOSTON - Dolly Parton is being celebrated in song — a rewritten ...