Rihanna Announces First Annual Diamond Ball to Benefit Her Clara Lionel Foundation
The 26-year-old entertainer announced that she will perform at the annual black tie fundraising event, which will benefit The Clara Lionel Foundation. Other special guests will be revealed soon.
“One of the greatest benefits of my job was being able to start the Clara Lionel Foundation in honor of my grandparents,” Rihanna said in a statement. “There is truly nothing I’m more proud of and we’ve just gotten started. I’m excited to continue my work and thrilled to be able to host the Diamond Ball – a night that promises to be elegant and inspirational.”
Founded by RiRi in 2012, The Clara Lionel Foundation works to improve the quality of life for communities globally in the areas of health, education, arts, and culture.