Originally Posted: April 6, 2020 By Support Your Local Jeweler

On Monday, the Tiffany & Co. Foundation — which is typically focused on supporting environmental causes — announced it would donate $1 million to Covid-19 relief efforts globally.

According to a press release, $750,000 will go to the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund, and $250,000 will go to The New York Community Trust’s NYC Covid-19 Response and Impact Fund. The iconic jewelry brand also pledged to match employee donations to qualifying non-profits working to comb.

“During this global health crisis, we must all be responsive to the urgent needs of our global communities,” Anisa Kamadoli Costa, Chairman and President of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation, said in a statement. “We are proud to support organizations providing immediate relief for communities impacted by Covid-19, including our hometown of New York.”