August 12, 2010 09:24:58 GMT
The YouTube singing sensation presented the cheque to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for Flood Relief.
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has raised more than $30,000 to help those affected by the floods in Nashville, Tennessee. The 16 year old performed at the city's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, August 11 and donated portions of ticket sales to victims of the storms which ravaged the city in May.
Bieber presented a cheque to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for Flood Relief and later took to his Twitter.com page to thank fans for their contributions. He wrote, "We gave $1.06 per ticket sold tonite (sic) to Flood Relief needed here in Tennessee. thanks to all of u tonite (sic) we raised $32,690 for those in need!!!"
Justin Bieber will continue touring at least until September this year. Most recently, he won four surfboards at 2010 Teen Choice Awards and was handed Global Youth Leadership Award by Usher's New Look Foundation.