Charity Naomi Campbell has spent £1.6 million on lavish parties, including a lavish party at the British Museum.

Charity Naomi Campbell has spent £1.6 million on lavish parties, including a lavish party at the British Museum.

The Naomi Campbell fashion charity has spent £1.6m on lavish parties, with only £205,000 donated to worthy causes, figures show.

The 51-year-old supermodel’s charity Fashion for Relief has hosted a lavish party at the British Museum in London that has attracted James Bond celebrities such as Pierce Brosnan and Naomie Harris and has planned another one in Doha.

Guests at the London event were treated to Casamigos tequila cocktails and “gallons of champagne” at a gala organized to raise money for underprivileged children, while the overseas event never took place.

New FFR reports, currently being investigated by the Charity Commission, show that the organization donated only a fraction of the party’s cost to charity that same year.

The British Museum Extravaganza took place in September 2019, but its costs only became public thanks to the recent release of delayed Fashion for Relief reports, which also revealed that Naomi’s right-hand man Bianca Helmich was paid £100,000 for her services.

The numbers infuriated those who donated to good causes, including the artist Pierre Musa.

New reports from Fashion for Relief, currently under investigation by the Charity Commission, show that the organization donated only a fraction of the party's cost to charity that same year.  (Pictured: Naomi Campbell at the opening of the Fashion for Relief pop-up store in Westfield, London, 2019)

New reports from Fashion for Relief, currently under investigation by the Charity Commission, show that the organization donated only a fraction of the party’s cost to charity that same year. (Pictured: Naomi Campbell at the opening of the Fashion for Relief pop-up store in Westfield, London, 2019)

Naomi Campbell and Pierce Brosnan attend the Fashion For Relief London 2019 After Party at the British Museum on September 14, 2019, where guests were treated to Casamigos tequila cocktails and

Naomi Campbell and Pierce Brosnan attend the Fashion For Relief London 2019 After Party at the British Museum on September 14, 2019, where guests were treated to Casamigos tequila cocktails and “gallons of champagne”.

A source close to Naomi (pictured at the Fashion for Relief dinner at the British Museum in 2019) responded to the criticism by saying that the £1.6 million expense was not only incurred solely for the British Museum party, but also planning for several other events that will eventually be canceled due to Covid, including the big Doha event, which has now been rescheduled for later this year.

A source close to Naomi (pictured at the Fashion for Relief dinner at the British Museum in 2019) responded to the criticism by saying that the £1.6 million expense was not only incurred solely for the British Museum party, but also planning for several other events that will eventually be canceled due to Covid, including the big Doha event, which has now been rescheduled for later this year.

He told MailOnline: “The reality is that FFR donations are a small fraction of the money raised.

“Instead, the money went to extravagant events and “other expenses.”

“FFR brings together the richest and most powerful people in the world to raise funds.

“I have seen the donor lists and we are talking about private wealth in the tens of billions.

“It’s hard to see any philanthropic ambition in these numbers.”

Musa added, “I have now severed all ties with Naomi’s charity and contacted the Charity Commission to offer them assistance in their investigation.”

However, a source close to Naomi responded to such criticism by stating that the £1.6 million expense was incurred not only for the British Museum party but also for the planning of several other events which eventually had to be cancelled. due to Covid including a big event. in Doha has now been rescheduled for later this year.

A source said: “Naomi’s charity has been supported by several major donors who have helped organize the event and make it as big as it can be.

“That’s how these massive events work, none of them happen at the expense of public money.

“Without the contribution of sponsors, worthy causes would not receive any money at all.

The British Museum extravaganza (pictured Ms Campbell arriving at the event) took place in September 2019, but her expenses only became public thanks to the recent release of delayed Fashion for Relief reports, which also revealed Naomi's right-hand man Bianca Helmich was paid £100 000 for her services

The British Museum extravaganza (pictured Ms Campbell arriving at the event) took place in September 2019, but her expenses only became public thanks to the recent release of delayed Fashion for Relief reports, which also revealed Naomi’s right-hand man Bianca Helmich was paid £100 000 for her services

Naomi said last May that her charity is a platform that allows donors to pay directly for good causes after questions were first raised about how much she had donated (pictured: British Museum).

Naomi said last May that her charity is a platform that allows donors to pay directly for good causes after questions were first raised about how much she had donated (pictured: British Museum).

“But the money in the accounts was intended to pay for a number of parties, not just a gala concert at the British Museum.”

Last May, Naomi said her charity is a platform that allows donors to pay directly to good causes after questions were first raised about how much she has donated to good causes.

In November, the Charity Commission launched an ongoing statutory FFR investigation that focuses on financial management, governance, late filings, and payments to trustees.

It comes just two months after Naomi, who is worth an estimated £45 million, was named global ambassador for the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Platinum Anniversary celebrations.

Although Naomi founded FFR in 2005, she was only registered as a UK charity in 2015.

In November, the Charity Commission launched an ongoing statutory FFR investigation that focuses on financial management, governance, late filings, and payments to trustees.  (Pictured: Naomi at the Fashion for Relief event at the British Museum in 2019)

In November, the Charity Commission launched an ongoing statutory FFR investigation that focuses on financial management, governance, late filings, and payments to trustees. (Pictured: Naomi at the Fashion for Relief event at the British Museum in 2019)

It has gained global profile thanks to Campbell’s profile and a string of extravagant charity events held in exotic locations and filled with supermodels and A-List stars.

In May 2018, a fundraising gala in Cannes brought together Carla Bruni, Erin O’Connor and Natalia Vodianova, as well as Paris Hilton.

But last year, reports filed with the Charity Commission for 2018-2019 showed the FFR spent more than £1.6m on the Cannes event, but donated only £5,000 to good causes in the same period.

Since incorporating in 2015, the charity has reported total income of £4.7m, with expenditures of £4.5m and grants of £494,000.

The FFR states that it has raised “over $15 million (£10.5 million)” since its inception.

On Friday, the charity released a statement saying: “FFR is not only a fundraising charity and does not seek donations from the general public.

“He uses his resources, the relationships and experience of his trustees and partners, and fundraising events to encourage donations to other charities and good causes.

“Our efforts so far have resulted in donations of £11.5m to other charities.

“We have attracted widespread worldwide attention and media coverage of causes such as Hurricane Katrina, Ebola, women’s mental health, the Haiti earthquake, the Japanese tsunami, and the floods in the UK.

“Any suggestion of wrongdoing or misconduct on the part of the trustees is untrue and is rejected.

“FFR remains very proud of what we have achieved since our founding in 2005.

“The trustees devote a lot of time and energy to FFR and will continue to do so to improve the lives of those living in distress.”

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