The Weeknd donates $2.5 million to help Gaza


R&B singer The Weeknd has donated $2.5 million from his XO Humanitarian Fund to help humanitarian efforts in Gaza.

The “Starboy” singer has been a Good Will Ambassador since October 2021, and his contribution will help feed at least 173,000 Palestinians for 2 weeks. His donation equates to 4 million emergency meals.

The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, established the XO Humanitarian Fund in partnership with the World Food Programme USA and has raised $5 million since its launch.