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The Weeknd donates $50,000 to the University of Toronto

August 8, 2016

The Star | August 6, 2016

The Scar­bor­ough native and inter­na­tion­al star gives back to the Ethiopi­an com­mu­ni­ty with $50,000 to back Ethiopic Stud­ies at U of T. The dona­tion came about when U of T pro­fes­sor Michael Gervers, of the Depart­ment of His­tor­i­cal and Cul­tur­al Stud­ies, pledged to donate $50,000 of his own mon­ey, if the uni­ver­si­ty and the Ethiopi­an com­mu­ni­ty could match the con­tri­bu­tion. Read more.