Bella Hadid: 'My eyes and heart are crying for you Lebanon'
Model Bella Hadid joins the list of celebrities who have donated to Beirut following this week’s deadly explosion that has claimed the lives of more than 150 people and caused widespread destruction in Lebanon’s capital.
Writing on her Instagram page, Hadid expressed her sadness over the incident. She posted a viral video of an older Lebanese woman playing the piano amidst destruction and rubble in her home, along with the message, “My eyes and heart are crying for you Lebanon… I am sorry you have to endure this kind of disaster my brothers and sisters… I will be sending donations to the Lebanese Red Cross, as well as ALL of the smaller organisations in Beirut.”
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My eyes and heart are crying for you Lebanon. Over 150 people dead , thousands injured or missing... I am sorry you have to endure this kind of disaster my brothers and sisters...I will be sending donations to the Lebanese Red Cross, as well as ALL of the smaller organizations in Beirut from the last slide of this post. I hope you will join me. 300,000 people have been displaced and have become homeless. This explosion is coming during one of the hardest times for Lebanon in history... with an unprecedented economic crisis and famine, political unrest , homelessness , the pandemic and the unemployment rate plummeting , we NEED to support the people of Lebanon. Helping from within, through these smaller organizations can help pin point what necessities are most needed and where they can be sent, exactly. We need to continue to speak on this crisis, #PRAYFORLEBANON but most importantly , We need to collectively support immediate humanitarian relief. Stand UP and stand TOGETHER. I love you all out there. Beirut - I am wrapping you in a golden blanket of light and strength. I see you and support you. I am sorry. ارك الله فيك…
The model, whose father is real estate developer Mohamed Hadid, also mentioned the numerous issues facing Lebanon, including political unrest, an economic crisis and the spread of the Covid-19.
Hadid’s list of chosen organisations include Impact Lebanon, Bank to School and Bassma. “Helping from within, through these smaller organisations can help pin point what necessities are most needed and where they can be sent,” she wrote.
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