Maya Jama closes down charity project flogging her old clothing soon after pandemic makes fundraising ‘impossible’

MAYA Jama has thrown in the towel on her charity job flogging her previous garments, we can expose.

The Television and radio star has been pressured to wind up her Collections business, which raised cash for the homeless by offering second hand celeb garments together with her possess.


Maya Jama has named a working day on her charity dresses ventureCredit score: PA:Push Association

Maya, 25, launched the venture past summer with her fantastic good friend Julie Adenuga, a host on Apple Music’s Beats 1.

The company companions opened two pop up clothing shops, a person in London’s fashionable Shoreditch area and 1 on Soho’s historic Carnaby Road, and also established a Collections web site.

And with donations streaming in from the likes of her ex, the grime rapper Stormzy, and model Jourdan Dunn, it appeared to be a profitable thought.

But Maya says the pandemic has designed fund-increasing difficult so she experienced no choice but to shut the organization down this thirty day period.

The pandemic has made fundraising too difficult


The pandemic has created fundraising too complicatedCredit score: Instagram

A source near to the millionaire businesswoman said: “Collections runs on public functions and definitely we simply cannot run public events at the instant”

The closure is a bitter blow for The Large Issue’s sister charity The Massive Issue Foundation, which Collections was raising dollars for.

Maya, who is now a millionaire with a array of skincare products, was forced to wind up the Malie Ltd agency powering Connections previous week.

Its newest accounts filed in June clearly show it had just £2,681 in assets when it was shut down.

Maya appeared on last night's Jonathan Ross Show


Maya appeared on previous night’s Jonathan Ross PresentCredit rating: Rex Attributes

Previous night Maya’s business enterprise associate Julie explained: “You cannot fundraise during a pandemic.

“Asking our supporters to commit money when people are getting rid of their work opportunities and likely by way of a tough time is insensitive

“We will go on to host fundraisers in the potential but really don’t will need a confined enterprise to do it

“Instead will have far more collaborations with other charities in the potential.”

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