Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Raise $1 Million For COVID-19 Relief in India

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Nick Jonas
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(L-R) Priyanka Chopra Jonas with her husband Nick Jonas attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall on April 11, 2021 in London, England.

Nick Jonas and his wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas have raised $1 million to aid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India.

India's second wave of the virus in February caused the country's death toll to reach 250,000 on Wednesday (May 12), the deadliest since the pandemic began, according to Reuters, with more than 23 million total confirmed cases. On Tuesday, Johns Hopkins University reported that on India saw a record high of 4,205 deaths in one day.

The Priyanka Chopra Jonas Foundation partnered with Give India to raise funds for oxygen supplies, bipaps, vaccine support, testing centers and more. On Wednesday, their fundraiser crossed the $1 million marker with contributions from more than 14,000 donors across the globe.

"Thank you for your overwhelming support. With the combined efforts of over 14,000+ donors from across the globe, we have reached our goal of raising $1 Million to support the people of India as they battle the ongoing COVID-19 crisis," Jonas wrote on Twitter.

Due to the overwhelming generosity, the couple announced they will be raising their donation goal to $3 million.

"Through some of the darkest days in our history, humanity has once again proven that we are better together. @nickjonas and I are so humbled by your support and by the outpouring of help for India from so many parts of the world," Chopra added on her own Twitter account.

See their messages below.