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The Weeknd donates $100,000 to Uganda health center
It's inspiring to see our favorite artists make a difference in the world, and that's exactly what GRAMMY winner The Weeknd did this week.
French Montana visited Budondo as part of a shoot for his video for "Unforgettable." He was so inspired by the community he decided to help the area by contributing to Suubi Health Center, which lacks the space it needs to care for the 56,000-member community it services. French Montana donated $100,000 of his own money to start an expansion fund.
After partnering with Global Citizen and Mama Hope, French Montana challenged his colleagues to also make donations to the Ugandan community in need, and The Weeknd is the first to step up to the plate.
Philanthropy is nothing new for the Canadian native. In 2016 The Weeknd donated $38,000 to the University of Toronto to help the school develop an Ethiopian Studies program.