Harry Styles donates $1 million tour proceeds to gun safety fund after Texas tragedy
The former One Direction, Harry Styles and Live Nation star will donate proceeds from his Love On Tour North America tour to the nonprofit gun safety organization Everytown
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Harry Styles and Live Nation have announced that proceeds from his upcoming North American tour will be donated to a gun safety nonprofit.
Harry, 28, recently added new dates to his Love on Tour list and they are all sold out.
On Instagram on Friday, the former One Direction singer shared a statement with his 45.2 million followers just days after the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Harry wrote: “Along with all of you, I have been completely devastated by the recent string of mass shootings in the US, culminating in Robb Elementary School in Texas.
“On our North American tour, we’ll be partnering with Everytown who work to end gun violence, donate to support their efforts, and share recommended actions. theirs. Love, H,” he added.
Harry just captioned the post: “Stop Gun Violence,” and shared a call to action for those who want to help Everytown and their movement.
Live Nation also took to Instagram to confirm the move, writing: “Live Nation is proud to join Harry Styles in contributing his donation to the Everytown Gun Safety Foundation – equivalent to over $1 million and This number will continue to increase.”
Harry’s fans were quick to comment on his post, with one person writing: “I love you harry. Thank you for your concern.”
Another said: “thank you for using your platform to talk about it” and a third added: “I love the way he uses social media for things like this!”
Many have called for an end to gun violence once again after Salvador Rolando Ramos fatally shot 19 students and two teachers and wounded 14 others at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Dec. 24/5.
Earlier on the same day, the 18-year-old gunman shot his grandmother in the face, seriously injuring her.
Ramos shared pictures of guns and ammunition on Instagram before the school attack, before tagging a woman he didn’t know him well and telling her he had “a secret”. secret”.
The woman later wrote on her Instagram story that she did not know who Ramos was and was very worried about the shooting.
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