The charity control body will analyze whether the model, which acts as administrator, and its commissioners “have adequately exercised their legal responsibilities under the charity law,” and will investigate the payments that have been made.
Fashion for Relief, the fashion charity created by Naomi Campbell has been the subject of an investigation by the charity watchdog for problems of poor financial management.
The aforementioned entity will examine whether the model, which acts as administrator, and its commissioners “have adequately exercised their legal responsibilities under the charity law & rdquor ;, and will investigate the payments that have been made.
According to the magazine ‘People’, it is expected that the expenses of the NGO and the management by its commissioners will also be analyzed, including the lack of presentation of the legal annual accounts.
The 51-year-old British model founded Fashion for Relief in 2005 with the aim of raising funds for the world’s poor children, and during these years she has made huge profits through the annual charity macro-parade.
Fashion for Relief has been hosting lavish fundraisers for its charitable partners for years. An example was the gala that was held in 1919 during London’s ‘Fashion Week’, at the British Museum with a spectacular parade, an exclusive dinner and an art auction to which, in addition to Campbell, attended by numerous faces known as Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston and Alexa Chung…
In fact, the Charity Commission for England has had private discussions with Fashion for Relief in the past year about what it called a “Series of regulatory concerns & rdquor ;, including late submission of accounts, potential conflicts of interest and weaknesses around financial controls.