Migos’ Quavo launches COVID-19 fundraiser for Atlanta health care workers

The Migos rapper is celebrating his birthday by giving back to people on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic

Fast facts about Migos rapper Quavo The Lawrenceville native is one-third of hip hop trio Migos. The rapper is the uncle of fellow Migos member, Takeoff, and the cousin of Offset, also a member of the group. Quavo's given name is Quavious Keyate Marshall. He has had several songs make it onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart outside of Migos, including the Post Malone feature "Congratulations" and DJ Khaled's "I'm the One," which featured Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper and Lil Wayne. Quavo has ventured into

Unable to give back on his birthday, Migos member Quavo has decided to launch a fundraiser for COVID-19 through his charity.

The Lawrenceville native announced on Instagram Thursday that the Quavo Cares Foundation will donate protective personal equipment (PPE) to medical professionals in Atlanta and Los Angeles.

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“For my birthday, my foundation, Quavo Cares, is donating and raising money to provide very needed gowns, masks and face shields for front line health care professionals in Los Angeles and Atlanta,” the rapper, whose real name is Quavious Keyate Marshall, said in a video.

The rapper, who turned 29 on April 2, added in the caption, “I am asking all of my friends and fans to join me and donate.”

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The rapper isn’t doing this alone. He’s partnering with Atlanta’s Emory Healthcare and the Honolulu-based Ohana One Foundation for the effort.

In a letter posted to the website of the Edward Charles Foundation, which is a fiscal sponsor of the Quavo Cares Foundation, Quavo asked fans to make a donation of $10 or more to the COVID-19 fund. Each $10 donation will provide four new N95 masks for nurses, doctors and other health care staff.

All funds raised will go toward purchasing PPE supplies for health care workers.

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