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Amy Winehouse Foundation Will Be Based at Her London Home

Charity will be run by the late singer’s father

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Amy Winehouse in Munich Germany on November 1, 2007

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The Camden, North London home where Amy Winehouse died on July 23rd is about to become the headquarters of a charity in the singer’s name. The official mission statement of the Amy Winehouse Foundation is expected to be formally announced in September, but the $4 million property is already being repurposed.

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Mitch Winehouse, the singer’s father, told Us Weekly last month that as soon as he learned of his daughter’s death, he wanted to start a foundation in her honor. “Something to help the things she loved — children, horses — but also to help those struggling with substance abuse,” he said. “In this country, if you cannot afford a private rehabilitation clinic, there is a two year waiting list for help… We are trying to change that.”

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