Celebrity Series: Priyanka Chopra

Apart from her work as an actress, producer, singer and a model, Priyanka Chopra is also known as a passionate advocate for social change. A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and a generous philanthropist, Priyanka Chopra has publicly supported a variety of social causes, such as empowering children and women, ending world poverty and saving the environment.

8 Charities and Non-Profits Supported by Priyanka Chopra

1. UNICEF

UNICEF is a United Nations agency that works to protect the rights of children all over the world. As an ambassador for UNICEF, Priyanka Chopra has played an important role in raising awareness about UNICEF's humanitarian efforts and programs and advocating for the most marginalized people in the world, such as women and children. In partnership with UNICEF, Priyanka Chopra has also helped over 70,000 Indian girls and women make an impact in their communities by developing their entrepreneurial and leadership skills.

2. My Eco Resolution

My Eco Resolution is an environmental organization founded by Cara Delevingne and a change-making initiative Advaya. My Eco Resolution aims to inspire people to take action against the climate crisis, mobilize their communities and create a world with healthy ecosystems, adequate food supply and flourishing communities.

3. Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders is an international non-profit organization that runs humanitarian projects in war zones, refugee camps and countries affected by endemic diseases. Doctors Without Borders aims to give humanitarian help to those who need it the most by providing medical care programs and health services in over 70 countries around the world.

4. Global Citizen

Global Citizen is an international movement seeking to end global poverty and build a community of 10 million people working together to create a more equal world. Since 2011, the Global Citizen community has taken more than 24 million actions in an effort to end extreme poverty, promote global advocacy for social change and help change the lives of more than 880 million people by 2030.

5. United Nation’s Girl Up

Founded by the United Nation Foundation in 2010, Girl Up aims to support and educate girls all over the world and inspire them to strive towards gender equality and social change. Girl Up has already empowered more than 75,000 girls in 125 countries and 50 American states through a number of programs in education, leadership and personal development.

6. The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education

The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education aspires to provide support to unprivileged children in India. Over the past 10 years, Priyanka Chopra has been donating around 10% of her earnings in order to fund the foundation's operations and provide education and medical care for 70 children, most of whom are girls.

7. Nanavati Hospital

In 2013, Priyanka Chopra donated money to the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai to fund the construction of one of the most advanced cancer treatment centers in India. The Nanavati Hospital Cancer Ward was established in memory of Priyanka's father, Dr. Ashok Chopra, who passed away from cancer.

8. The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund

The Citizen Assistance and Relief Fund was established by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to fund the relief efforts against the COVID-19 outbreak and assist the communities affected by the pandemic as well as any future emergencies.