Robert Plant Secured $60,000 for Charity



Plant has secured a $60,000 donation for a Carefree, Ariz.-based charitable organization that aids nomadic people in drought-stricken West Africa

Robert Plant, widely known as former Led Zeppelin frontman, has collected a $60,000 donation for a Carefree, Ariz.-based charitable organization that aids nomadic people in drought-stricken West Africa. Plant reportedly got that amount from a four-song CD released by his band, Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation.

Sadly, the CD's sales failed to generate the royalties Plant had expected, forced the man to make an appeal to PAR Charitable Trust, a small grant-making organization that agreed to cover up the rest amount needed to build and operate school dormitories for 200 children for three years. And so, Trust will supplement proceeds from the CD sales to build eight dorms and provide meals, blankets, school uniforms and medicine for students in four locales in Mali.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jennifer Lopez Breaks Silence on Her Relationship With Drake
  2. Brad Pitt Reportedly Moving In With Kate Hudson Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  3. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Thrilled' She's Expecting First Child With Tristan Thompson
  4. Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
  5. Chris Brown and Rihanna May Start Hooking Up Again After Spotted Hanging Out Together
  6. Is Charlize Theron's Adopted Son Becoming a Girl? He Wears Box Braids and Pink Outfit
  7. Kim Kardashian Did Want to Divorce Kanye West. Here's Why She Stays
  8. Report: Angelina Jolie Is Forced to Hand Over Kids to Brad Pitt
  9. Kim Kardashian 'Had a Secret Fling' With 'Celebrity Big Brother' Star Calum Best
  10. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Apparently Only Fake Their Breakup

CELEBS PHOTO