raise awareness: to inform people about an important problem
YouTuber Cures The Blind, But Not Everyone Is Happy
MrBeast, a popular YouTuber, made a video where he paid for 1,000 people to get eye surgery. The video made by MrBeast received over 59 million views in three days.
The video has created controversy and debate. Some people have applauded him for helping people. They say he is raising awareness of treatable vision problems. The video also raises awareness of the high cost of medical care, especially for people without insurance.
Others accused MrBeast of doing the good deed only for clout. They have said he is making charity porn and poor people should not have to be in his videos to receive medical care.
1. The local community is trying to raise awareness about the dangers of using single-use plastics.
2. The school organized an event to raise awareness about bullying and how to prevent it.
3. The museum is hosting an exhibition to raise awareness about climate change and its effects on the planet.
YouTuber MrBeast defends himself after a video in which he said he was ‘curing’ 1,000 blind people divided viewers