You probably know her as a pretty face, talented musician, skilled song writer and founder of Fenty Beauty but Robyn Rihanna Fenty is so much more. Do you know Rihanna is actively into Philanthropy and has in fact used her fame to wager for so many human right causes that even earned her an appraisal from the former President of the United States of America?
Do you know Rihanna runs Clara Lionel Foundation, a foundation that hosts educational and health initiatives with a center for Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados? Did you also know that her foundation Clara and Lionel Braithwaite hosts an annual fund raiser event ‘Diamond Ball Charity’ which has raised over $10 million in its four years of existence and all funds raised are used to amplify her philanthropic movements in different areas especially health?
Did you know that Rihanna performed a benefit show in 2012 at the House of Blues to raise funds for the Children’s Orthopaedic Center and the Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program at Children’s Hospital? Did you also know that in that same year, she donated $100,000 dollars to food bank donation for Hurricane Sandy and also actively participated in the MAC Viva Glam Campaign which benefits people living with HIV/AIDS?
Rihanna is a passionate philanthropist/humanitarian. In 2017, she was awarded Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Harvard Foundation, an initiative of the Harvard University.