PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — There’s a reason we are all being asked to stay home and some stars are getting personal about it. Philadelphia native Kevin Bacon is leading the pack of celebs participating in the #IStayHomeFor challenge.

It’s all designed to get people to help stem the spread of the coronavirus by self-isolating and maintaining social distance.

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Stars are sharing on social media who they are staying home for to in an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy.

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Bacon got the ball rolling earlier in the week by posting a video on Twitter encouraging people to participate.

“Hey everybody, now it’s so important to STAY HOME and keep our distance from others,” he tweeted. “Join me and post a video or photo with a sign like this, with #IStayHomeFor, telling who you are staying home for, & tag 6 friends. Let’s work together to stay home and keep each other safe.”

Fellow celebs including Demi Lovato, David Beckham and Elton John have taken up the challenge.

“There’s a lot of things going on in our world right now, but if there’s one thing that matters it’s spreading love,” Lovato wrote in the caption of a photo showing her holding a sign with her reasons for staying home. “#IStayHomeFor my parents, my neighbors and my health.”

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