Lady Gaga to donate millions for homeless youth

2011-04-28 08:58

Controversial pop queen Lady Gaga is to donate $1 million (more than R6.6 million) to help the homeless youth of New York City, she announced yesterday on her Facebook page.

The Born This Way singer asked her fans to vote online which organisation the funds should be given to. The decision will be announced at a special concert benefiting the charity The Robin Hood Foundation.

All the nominated charities help youth who have been victims of poverty, or have been in foster care or in trouble with the law.

“I’m thrilled to be working with the Robin Hood Foundation to distribute funds to help the youth of New York City,” said Lady Gaga. “NYC is my hometown and I think investing in these kids’ future will go a long way.”?

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