The Ottawa Food Bank confirms to CTV News Ottawa that a donation was received from Wu-Tang Clan.

It was one of several donations in a 24-hour period that has raised $170,000 to help the food bank support Ottawa residents during the crisis.The American hip hop group set social media buzzing on Thursday afternoon when it announced it made a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank. The fundraising initiative was launched by Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein Wednesday afternoon, who agreed to donate $1, up to $10,000, to the Ottawa Food Bank for every retweet of his tweet.



The Clan has dropped some dolla, dolla bills at the Ottawa Food Bank during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Food Bank Communications Manager Samantha Ingram tells CTV News Ottawa that since the original initiative by Finkelstein was launched late Wednesday afternoon, the food bank has received $170,101 in donations.



To make a cash donation to the Ottawa Foodbank, you can visit its website.