Cardi B is going to help cover burial expenses for the families of the 17 people who died in the January 9 Bronx apartment fire, the New York mayor’s office announced. “When I heard about the fire and all of the victims, I knew I needed to do something to help,” Cardi B said in a statement. She continued:
Cardi B is partnering with the New York Mayor’s Fund’s Bronx Fire Relief Fund to help cover the funeral costs. In his own statement, Mayor Eric Adams said, “We are grateful for Cardi B, a real superstar on and off the mic, for granting some critical financial relief to families of the victims. The city will be forever thankful to her and also to the grassroots donors and corporate partners who have been able to offer immediate support for our neighbors in need, to reestablish themselves during this difficult time.”
Last week, the state of New York announced a $2 million fund for tenants of the Bronx high-rise.
Source : Pitchfork