Monday, 24 December 2012
RIHANNA DONATES $1.75M TO BARBADOS CANCER HOSPITAL IN HONOUR OF HER GRAN GRAN DOLLY
Good girl gone bad Rihanna donated $1.75million to a local Barbados cancer hospital ,in memory of her late grandmother,who died of cancer in June this year. According to reports the money ws donated for three vital pieces of equipment worth more than $3.5 million Barbados dollars. The radiotherapy department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Bridgetown has being renamed the Clara Braithwaite Centre for Oncology and Nuclear Medicine in memory of Rihanna’s mum Gran Gran Dolly.
The superstar singer said
'This was my way of giving back to Barbados, in a form of philanthropy, by assisting the QEH in its continued modernization programme.
'I believe that this will have a huge impact on the people of Barbados. This was all done to save lives or at least extend them.'
Rihanna was accompanied by Dolly's husband, Lionel, and her mother, Monica Fenty as she visited the department this weekend.
I hope our Naija superstar celebrities dey see shaa