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XO Records CEO Wassim 'SAL' Slaiby Cancels Annual Birthday Party Due to California Wildfires

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Slaiby photographed on Jan. 11, 2018 at his Los Angeles residence.

"We’re heartbroken to see how many of our friends and family are being affected by the fire and were forced to evacuate their homes."

XO record label CEO and The Weeknd manager Wassim "SAL" Slaiby (also known as Tony Sal) took to Instagram on Thursday (Nov. 15) to announce the cancellation of his annual birthday party, instead encouraging his followers to donate to help the first responders and those affected by the California wildfires.

"...everyone that knows me knows how BIG I do my annual birthday party. But this year doesn't feel right," he wrote. "We’re heartbroken to see how many of our friends and family are being affected by the fire and were forced to evacuate their homes. My wife and I have decided to cancel this year’s event and donate that money to the CA city and Fire Fighters putting their lives on the line to help. Please everyone - help and donate funds to LAFD to support the Fire Fighters putting their lives on the line to help and to CCF Wildfire Relief Fund to help those that have been displaced and lost housing."

SAL also included the links to donation sites for the Los Angeles Fire Department and the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund.

According to Cal Fire, the Woolsey Fire in Southern California has burned nearly 100,000 acres of land, destroyed an estimate of over 500 homes and killed at least three people as of Thursday morning. Meanwhile, in Northern California, over 140,000 acres of land have been burned with over 8,700 residences destroyed in the Camp Fire, which has killed at least 56 people, making it the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

....everyone that knows me knows how BIG I do my annual birthday party. But this year doesn’t feel right. We’re heartbroken to see how many of our friends and family are being affected by the fire and were forced to evacuate their homes. My wife and I have decided to cancel this year’s event and donate that money to the CA city and Fire Fighters putting their lives on the line to help. Please everyone - help and donate funds to LAFD to support the Fire Fighters putting their lives on the line to help and to CCF Wildfire Relief Fund to help those that have been displaced and lost housing. www.supportlafd.org www.calfund.org/wildfire-relief-fund Our hearts go out to all of those affected --

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