This is how celebrities are helping out after the Grenfell Tower fire

16 Juin, 2017, 12:59 | Author: Lucrece Courtet

Rita is keen to do whatever she can to help victims.

More than 70 people are in hospital, with 18 in critical care, and the toll is expected to rise.

LOCAL young lady Rita Ora could not sit idly by as Grenfell Tower - where she used to play as a child - continued to smoulder yesterday.

Earlier, the singer and former X Factor judge said she used to play in the tower block.

Ora shared a video to Snapchat showing her sorting through black bin bags of donated essentials, which had been left on a West London street.

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The Someone Like You singer arrived with her husband Simon Konecki to show support to those who were effected by the tragedy, and the 29-year-old was spotted walking amongst the crowd and asking people if they needed help. She could also be seen loading bottles of water and food into vans.

"This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening", she wrote on Instagram. My prayers are with everybody involved my heart is beating so fast, ' she posted.

She added on Twitter: "Shocked and devastated to hear this bad news".

Jamie Oliver has also opened up his west London restaurant, offering up free meals or drinks to anyone affected by the tragedy. The I Will Never Let You Down singer was born in Kosovo but fled to the United Kingdom at the age of one with her mother, father and siblings to escape the war.


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