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Linkin Park's Bassist Urges More Donation for Haiti

April 15, 2011 04:28:30 GMT

Dave Farrell, who recently met with Haitian officials to offer help for the ongoing relief effort, reminds fans, 'Haiti may have fallen from the headlines, but the country still needs our help.'


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Linkin Park bassist Dave Farrell has met with high-ranking Haitian officials in a bid to find ways for his charity organization Music for Relief to help the ongoing relief effort following last year's devastating earthquake. The rocker, traveled to the troubled nation earlier on April 11 in an effort to help support a campaign against crime and shed light on the problems facing Haiti.

In a statement released to WENN, Farrell says, "Haiti may have fallen from the headlines, but the country still needs our help. We can't forget about the suffering that is still going on in Haiti."

"After meeting UN (United Nations) staff and Haitian families, I urge all of our fans to donate through Music For Relief's Download to Donate for Haiti. It is an easy way for fans to stay engaged and together we can help the UN light the future for Haiti's women and girls."

The band's charity is currently working to install over 200 solar street lights to help keep civilians safe.


 




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