What Your Favorite Shows Are Doing to Help in the Coronavirus Crisis

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As people practice social distancing, it's also a time to help those who are less fortunate as this coronavirus crisis unfolds. In an effort to help, some shows are offering assistance in the form of charitable contributions and different initiatives.

Below, we're rounding up the shows that are doing something to help others in this time of need.

Summer Olympics 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Summer Olympics 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus

They will be 'rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021,' according to a statement.

Pose

Series EP, director, writer and co-creator, Ryan Murphy is lending assistance by donating medical supplies that were meant to be show props for Season 3 of the hit to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. "On my FX series POSE, one of our regular sets and locations is a hospital where in Season 3 (spoiler) Blanca works as an AIDS/HIV counselor," Murphy wrote alongside an Instagram post of featuring an image of the supplies. "Today we donated all our prop supplies to Mount Sinai hospital to help nurses and doctors battling the Covid outbreak. Let’s all keep giving when and where and how we can," he continued.

Filthy Rich

Fox's new forthcoming series starring Kim Cattrall may not be medically based, but the show is donating five pallets of goods from their set in New Orleans. The goods are being divided between "Community Kitchen" and "Nola Covid-19 Mutual Aid Group." Items donated range from cleaning supplies like bleach, antibacterial wipes, and multipurpose cleaners, toiletries such as mouthwash, toilet paper and soap as well as food including rice, pasta, water and coffee, and baby products such as wipes diapers and food.

'Supernatural' to Take a Break From Airing Due to Coronavirus Delays

'Supernatural' to Take a Break From Airing Due to Coronavirus Delays

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The Resident

The cast of the Fox medical drama has put together a call-to-action, asking viewers and people alike to donate any unused masks to local hospitals in their area. Check out their video message in the clip below.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Since taping segments from home, host Jimmy Fallon has plugged various charities through The Tonight Show ranging from "Broadway Cares" and "No Kid Hungry" to "Save the Children." Along with these charities, various celebrity guests who appear via Zoom and video chat also promote the causes.

Grey's Anatomy & Station 19

ABC's medical dramas are also lending a helping hand by donating materials from set to healthcare workers on the frontlines, which Good Morning America highlighted. Below, Grey's star Ellen Pompeo shares her appreciation for the nurses, doctors and other medical professionals fighting against the virus.

 

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With Love and gratitude ❤️🙏🏼.

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New Amsterdam

Jocko Sims, star of NBC's medical drama, revealed on Twitter that the show has donated many of their onset props to nearby hospitals in a tweet, writing, "We at @NbcNewAmsterdam have donated all of our protective gear (masks, glove etc.) to hospitals & healthcare workers. Thank you to all who helped to make this happen, and thank you to the healthcare workers around the world for being #superheroes during this crisis. #newamsterdam."