Sean Penn’s Nonprofit “CORE” Offers Free Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing for Essential Workers - Malibu
Tuesday, April 6, 2020
On Monday (April 5) actor and philanthropist Sean Penn’s global non-profit; Community Organized Relief Effort - CORE and the City of Malibu are offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Malibu City Hall for essential workers and first responders on Monday (April 6) and Tuesday (April 7.)
Drive-Thru COVID-19 testing set up by Sean Penn's non-profit CORE
The Academy Award-winning actor alongside his two adult children and girlfriend, Leila George, were among the many staff volunteers helping on the front-lines of the many Covid-19 drive-thru testing sites set up by CORE.
Sean Penn at the CORE cornavirus COVID-19 drive-thru test site in Brentwood, Los Angeles on Sunday, April 4, 2020
The non-profit has launched multiple drive-thru sites throughout Los Angeles in the past weeks while the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow.
“This excellent partnership with CORE that will provide crucial coronavirus testing service for our first responders and community members is a perfect example of how government agencies, community-based organizations and volunteers can combine forces to meet this crisis,” Mayor Karen Farrer said. “I am very grateful to CORE’s founder, Malibu resident Sean Penn, for this effort and I am proud and inspired to see the outpouring of support and resources from community-based organizations, volunteers, professionals and regular people at every level.”