Sister Sledge singer to donate ‘We Are Family’ cover proceeds to WHO

Members of Sister Sledge perform during the 10th Mawazine World Rhythms international music festival in Rabat May 24, 2011. — Reuters pic
Members of Sister Sledge perform during the 10th Mawazine World Rhythms international music festival in Rabat May 24, 2011. — Reuters pic

GENEVA, Oct 19 — Kim Sledge of the band Sister Sledge will donate proceeds from a cover of the band’s classic song “We Are Family” to the World Health Organization Foundation, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today.

“I would like to thank Kim Sledge for her kind offer to donate proceeds from the sale of her special edition cover of We Are Family,” said Tedros, adding that the money would be used to support the Covid-19 response and strengthen health services around the world.

Kim Sledge joined Tedros at a news briefing. — Reuters

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