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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.