Mexico City.- Weekend joins the UN World Food Program as a goodwill ambassador.
“The United Nations World Food Program is doing urgent and important work to change and save lives on a daily basis, and I am passionate about tackling the world’s hunger and helping those in need,” the singer said.
The 31-year-old Weekend is known for its philanthropic efforts and recently donated 10 1 million to WFP’s relief efforts in Ethiopia after months of deadly violence.
“Whether it’s acting or talking about global hunger, Weekend’s voice is powerful and inspiring, just to people around the world,” WFPUSA Director Baron Seger said in a statement. With a commitment to help. ”
“We are honored to be part of our mission. It will undoubtedly inspire the next generation of humanitarian workers in this fight to ensure that no man, woman or child goes to bed hungry.”
As the son of an Ethiopian immigrant to Canada, he was deeply moved by the conflict, which eventually led him to deepen his ties with the WFP.
Famous for successful films such as ‘Star Boy’ and ‘Take My Breath’, The Weekend includes an international list of ambassadors, including Kate Hudson and Michael Kors, the WFP’s mission to end hunger. Give your voice in support. The organization provides life-saving food aid to more than 100 million people in 80 countries.