Subsidies for hospitals, food banks, charity balls – these are the things that the biggest stars deal with when the lights on the stage go out …
Often we have no idea how much those in the headlines are doing for the needy. George Michael he was known for his charity work. We knew about our involvement in Live Aid or the recording of the hit “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” from Band Aid. However, it was only after the musician’s death that such deeds were revealed, such as donation of two million dollars for counseling services for children and youth, or donations for the homeless. The musician was also supposed to donate 15,000 pounds to a woman who was unable to raise money for an IVF procedure. Did you know that a part of the proceeds from the issue of “Last Christmas” is donated to charity every year?
Few people also know that the first place among the stars who donate funds to charity has been occupied by Elton John! In 2016 alone, the musician spent almost 27 million pounds on them!
She is also known for her willingness to help Lady Gaga. In 2020, the singer decided to organize a fundraiser to fight the coronavirus. In just seven days, she managed to raise as much as $ 35 million and supported the World Health Organization.
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