Amy Winehouse's London Home to Be Foundation's Headquarters

Celebrity News Aug. 5, 2011 AT 11:35AM
Amy Winehouse's London Home to Be Foundation's Headquarters Credit: Fred Duval/FilmMagic

Amy Winehouse's memory will live on in her beloved Camden, North London home.

Sources close to the late 27-year-old singer tell The Sun that it "makes sense" for the $4 million property where she was found dead on July 23 to be the focal point of the new Amy Winehouse Foundation.

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Last month, Amy's father, Mitch, told Us Weekly that as soon as he heard the news of his daughter's tragic 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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The former cab driver tweeted Wednesday that "the foundation is going to help thousands of people" and noted: "That [will be] Amy's legacy."

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According to The Sun, the Amy Winehouse Foundation's mission statement is due to be formally announced on Sept. 14, which would have been the "Rehab" singer's 28th birthday. 

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