Our philanthropic queen!
Rihanna has announced the first annual Diamond Ball set to take place on December 11 in Beverly Hills and to benefit the Clara Lionel Foundation.
RiRi founded the charity in 2012 in honor of her late grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite, making it her goal to raise funds for health, education, arts and culture globally.
Additionally, the charity supports cancer treatment and research in Barbados, which continues the efforts begun by Rihanna in 2012 when she made a large donation to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown.
The money raised from the Diamond Ball will benefit the Clara Braithwaite Center for Oncology and Nuclear Medicine by purchasing new equipment, among other enhancements.
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She's going to be brightening A LOT of hearts this holiday season…and all in honor of such an important person to her!
The world saw a devastated Rihanna back in June when she lost her beloved Gran Gran Dolly, and now, she's paid tribute to her memory by donating an incredible $1.75 million dollars to a hospital in her native Barbados…and all during her vacation home for Christmas!
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