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  /  06.15.2020

Barbra Streisand has gifted George Floyd’s daughter Gianna shares in Disney, making her a stockholder in the international company. On Saturday (June 13), the 6-year-old thanked Streisand on her newly created Instagram account.

“Thank You [Barbra Streisand] for my package, I am now a Disney Stockholder thanks to you,” she posted alongside photos of the stock documents. Streisand also sent Gianna a care package, which included copies of her albums My Name is Barbra from 1965 and Color Me Barbra from 1966.

Several other celebrities and institutions have also stepped up to help out Gianna and her family during this time. On Friday (June 12), the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority announced that it would provide full-ride scholarships for Gianna and Floyd’s family to attend any Historically Black College and University.

“Since our founding in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha has endeavored to build a better world for African Americans by serving the community, advancing higher education and fighting for social justice,” Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover said in a release.

Additionally, on the day of Floyd’s funeral, the Texas Southern University offered a full scholarship to Gianna to attend the college.

“The Board, in conjunction with the TSU Foundation Board, has approved a fund to provide a full scholarship for Floyd’s beloved daughter, Gianna,” the HBCU announced on Facebook. “TSU’s executive and academic staff will prepare a place for Miss Floyd if she wishes to attend the University.”

Gianna also used her Instagram to thank Kanye West, who donated $2 million to the families of Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and set up a 529 college savings fund to fully cover Gianna’s college tuition.

“Thank You Kanye, Because of You I Will have a college Education… Mommy and I are so thankful for you and your family,” she wrote on Instagram.

See her Instagram post about Streisand’s gifted Disney shares below.


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