READING, United Kingdom — Bella Hadid is an American supermodel. Time magazine recognized Bella as one of the 100 most influential people in 2023. She is known for her successful modeling career and passion for advocating for the poor. Bella Hadid’s philanthropy takes full advantage of her popularity to improve the lives of others altruistically.
Bella Hadid’s Philanthropy
Bella Hadid has been involved in charity for people in need from a young age. The model attends fashion shows and goes to food banks. Her first contribution to philanthropy was in 2018 for the Bowery Mission. The 22-year-old Hadid took part in the preparation of 500 meals for Thanksgiving dinner. She recently visited a soup kitchen to participate in the 5 Borough Challenge in New York. Hadid encouraged her followers to follow her example, join the competition, volunteer for New York’s food bank or donate money to the fund. During the lockdown caused by coronavirus, Bella began actively participating in philanthropic events.
In 2021, the snow in New York made Bella Hadid realize how many people were freezing outside with no roof. The cold weather inspired an American model to give away her old clothes to people who cannot afford warm layers. The model published a post on Instagram, announcing that she was sending her winter clothing items to The People’s Table and encouraging her fans to donate clothes to their local clothing drive or the same organization if they are located in New York City.
Hadid and Turkey, Ukraine and Palestine
The earthquake in Turkey did not leave Bella Hadid indifferent. Immediately, the model took part in providing help to people affected by natural disasters in the Middle East. Hadid purchased essential supplies, like blankets, diapers and sleeping bags, to donate to NYC’s Turkevi Center. Her appearance drew significant attention from the world because of her stylish outfit. The model shared her achievement on her Instagram, encouraging her fans to join her and help people in need.
The British Fashion Council announced Bella Hadid as model of the year in 2022. Hadid walked 35 shows during the Fall Fashion Week 2022 and claimed in one of her Instagram posts that she and her elder sister, Gigi Hadid, were planning to support the idea of Mica Argañaraz. The Hadids shared that they intend to join Mica and donate all their earnings from Fashion Week to support Ukrainians and Palestine.
Bella Hadid became motivated to use her fame and finances to help the world at 22. The secret behind Hadid’s success in inspiring her fans is the publicity. The model attracts attention to her altruistic actions using remarkable fashion. Hadid is an example of how to attract people with various interests to volunteer. Fashion lovers come for model’s exquisite outfits and leave with donated money to fundraisings. In addition, Hadid always shares her philanthropic contributions with her audience on social media.
– Stephanie Len
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