5 singers involved in humanitarian and charitable works
Politicians and peace activists have been involved in peacekeeping efforts to save the world. The ambassador of peace, Prem Rawat, for example, donates to charity and brings their share to the disaster-stricken family in order to promote peace. It contributes to the disaster relief for victims in Bahamas and in Indonesia by making donations to them.
Also, singers are among the ones who are concerned about the well-being of the others. Therefore, they are involved in benevolent and charitable work.
Here are 5 singers who contribute to the welfare of humanity through charity
1. Red Rocker Sammy Hagar
Red Rocker Sammy Hagar is a guitarist and rock singer. He started to engage in philanthropic acts when he heard about the case of a 9-year-old boy who was hospitalized for leukemia. He visited him and felt moved by his family's story. Since then, he has devoted his fortune to humanitarian and charitable work. Hagar and his wife also own a restaurant, which is Sammy's Beach Bar & Grill.
They created the Hagar Family Foundation to raise funds for charities. Hagar's restaurant hosts Acoustic-4-A-Cure, to raise funds to sponsor a program about cancer in children. The funds are given to enhance research for a cure against pediatric cancer at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
2. Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys is a pop singer and a Grammy Award winner. She is a talented pianist with a rustic voice, which is why she has been awarded with the award 15 times. She created the Keep a Child Alive Foundation with AIDS activist Leigh Blake. Its purpose is to sponsor research on HIV/AIDS to eradicate the disease.
She also sponsors many other charities like the Youth AIDS, Wellness in the Schools, and DoSomething.org. In 2006, she was a speaker at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto. Her main philanthropic involvement is in bringing relief for African children, who are terminally ill because of HIV/AIDS.
3. Elton John
Elton John probably the most charitable singer. He is an advocate of the LGBT people, fighting for their rights for sexual orientation. He created the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1990, which campaigns against the deadly disease. His initiative was initiated by the plight of the 13-year-old boy, who contracted AIDS after a blood transfusion. Elton John contributed a lot to the treatment of the boy; he equally helped his mother get rid of the down payment for their home.
Additionally, he sponsored many other humanitarian initiatives. He is equally a promoter of environmental conservation and good health. In 2014, Elton John joined the Build-a-bear Workshop to help re-educate molested children in South Africa.
Beyoncé Knowles is renowned for her melodious voice and inspiring songs. She is also involved in benevolent acts. She created the Survivor Foundation with Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child. The organization sponsored Hurricane Katrina's victims. Beyoncé has raised funds to bring her share to many other charity acts, like the Music World Cares Christmas Carnival, and the Survivor Foundation.
5. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus started her philanthropic endeavor at a very young age. She is a supporter of the Libby Ross Foundation to donate to breast cancer programs. It aims at sponsoring research for the deadly health concern and to find a cure for it. She equally campaigns for healing process through music, especially for terminally ill patients.
In brief, it is essential that each individual follows the paths of those singers to make peace possible, as Prem Rawat says.