Dolly Parton is donating $1M to coronavirus research

Now there are two far more explanations to really like Dolly Parton.

On Wednesday, the 74-12 months-old performer introduced on Twitter than she is producing a generous donation to Vanderbilt College to enable more the analysis for a coronavirus overcome.

“I am generating a donation of $1 million to Vanderbilt in direction of that research and to really encourage people that can manage it to make donations,” Parton, wrote.

“My longtime mate Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been concerned in investigation at Vanderbilt for many many years, knowledgeable me that they have been making some remarkable enhancements in the direction of research of the coronavirus for a remedy.”

And in another Dolly dispatch, the “9 to 5” singer will quickly be supporting place your children to mattress.

Starting up Thursday, April 2, Parton will commence reading  bedtime stories to young children in a new digital sequence called “Goodnight with Dolly.” Every week the “Steel Magnolias” star will read through a guide from the Creativeness Library — her ebook gifting system which sends no cost books to little ones.

“This is something I have been wanting to do for very a whilst, but the timing in no way felt fairly ideal,” Parton stated in a assertion on the program’s internet site. “I assume it is quite obvious that now is the time to share a tale and to share some love.” The initial e book that she’ll be looking at is the typical tale, “The Small Motor That Could.”