Zendaya Celebrates 20th Birthday by Raising Money for Convoy of Hope Initiative
Actress and Convoy of Hope Ambassador, Zendaya, will celebrate her 20th birthday on September 1, with a campaign to raise $50,000 to support Convoy's Women's Empowerment Initiative."I want to help raise money for women who are impoverished," Zendaya says. "This program helps them take care of themselves and their families - breaking the cycle of poverty."
Zendaya has been an ambassador for Convoy of Hope since 2012, when she raised money to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. In 2014, she celebrated her 18th birthday by raising funds to feed hungry kids in three countries through Convoy of Hope's feedONE Initiative.
"We are so grateful for Zendaya's heart to help women in need," says Hal Donaldson, president and co-founder of Convoy of Hope. "She is enabling us to bring strength and dignity to people throughout the world."
Learn more at convoyofhope.org/zendaya.
About Convoy of Hope Convoy of Hope, a faith based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 13 consecutive years. In the last 22 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 77 million people. For more information please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.