United Nations World Meals Programme’s Goodwill Ambassador Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is offering 4 million meals to help emergency humanitarian efforts in Gaza.
The multi platinum promoting singer is directing a whopping $2.5 million from his XO Humanitarian Fund towards WFP’s humanitarian response efforts in Gaza. This donation equates to 4 million emergency meals and can fund 820 metric tons of meals parcels that would feed greater than 173,000 Palestinians for 2 weeks, based on the press launch.
For the reason that disaster started on October seventh as a result of Israel-Palestine battle, WFP has offered meals help to greater than 764,000 Palestinians in coordination with different UN companies and native and regional implementing companions.
“This battle has unleashed a humanitarian disaster past reckoning. WFP is working around the clock to offer support in Gaza however a serious scale up is required to deal with the determined degree of starvation we’re seeing. Our groups want secure and sustained humanitarian entry, and continued help from donors to succeed in as many individuals as we will,” mentioned WFP’s Director for the Center East, North Africa and Jap Europe Area, Corinne Fleischer. “We thank Abel for this useful contribution in the direction of the folks of Palestine. We hope others will observe Abel’s instance and help our efforts.”
Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador in October 2021 and has actively supported WFP’s world hunger-relief mission by private donations. In 2024, Abel has dedicated to dedicating the equal of $1 per live performance ticket offered from the worldwide leg of his After Hours ‘til Daybreak stadium tour to the XO Humanitarian Fund.