Here’s a spot of good news to brighten your day: 2,000 students in the United States will receive brand new school supplies to take back to school courtesy of singer Beyonce and her BeyGood charity. EURweb reports:
The singer has selected underfunded schools in a number of cities on the East Coast, including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
Backpacks stuffed with pencils, notebooks, folders and more back-to-school items will be handed out during “pep rallies for good” at the chosen schools.
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Fans can also purchase the special edition backpacks online and all proceeds will benefit the 2014 Back to School Program, which helps at-risk children.
EURweb also reported that Beyonce and her husband, rapper and mogul, Jay Z have spent the summer funding their respective charities, BeyGood and the Shawn Carter Foundation, by donating $1 from every ticket purchased for their On the Run tour. So far, the tour has reportedly grossed more than $100 million. That’s a million dollars donated to charity.
Beyonce Donates Supplies To Underfunded Schools was originally published on newsone.com
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