Metallica will donate $350,000 to non-profit organizations providing relief to those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic through the band's All Within My Hands Foundation.
Those grants include $100,000 to Feeding America, $100,000 to Live Nation’s Crew Nation initiative, $100,000 to Direct Relief and $50,000 to USBG National Charity Foundation’s Bartender Emergency Assistance Program.
The band said in a statement, “In the wake of the spread of the coronavirus, the most vulnerable people in our communities need help now more than ever. All Within My Hands is reaching out with four grants totaling $350,000 to organizations dedicated to assisting those hit hard by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic."
The band will also continue to raise money through its weekly "#MetallicaMondays" streaming series. Fans have so far raised $15,000 during broadcasts of full concerts from the group’s archive, with livestreams occurring every Monday at 8:00 p.m. ET.