Coronavirus: Matthew McConaughey donates 80,000 masks to Texas, Louisiana first responders

Coronavirus: Matthew, Camila McConaughey donates 80,000 masks to first responders

AUSTIN — Actor Matthew McConaughey and his wife, model Camila McConaughey, are donating 80,000 face masks to first responders in Texas and Louisiana.

The McConaugheys dropped off some of the masks Friday at the Austin Fire Department, KEYE reported.

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“Our mission is to protect those who protect us,” Camila McConaughey wrote on social media. “We are passionate about helping first responders from our hometown Austin - Texas, Louisiana and nationwide as we combat this national pandemic.”

There are 11,568 confirmed cases and 231 deaths from the coronavirus in Texas, according to The New York Times. In Louisiana, there are 19,253 confirmed cases and 755 deaths from the coronavirus, according to the Times.

Actor Matthew McConaughey and his wife model Camila McConaughey are donating 80,000 face masks to first responders in Texas and Louisiana.
Actor Matthew McConaughey and his wife model Camila McConaughey are donating 80,000 face masks to first responders in Texas and Louisiana. (Austin Fire Department/Austin Fire Department)