Big Names Donate Concert Tickets To End Hunger

CICELY MITCHELL

The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative is one that is bringing iconic names in music together all in the name of ending world hunger.

Rolling Stone Magazine reports that artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Neil Young, Black Sabbath and others have agreed to donate two tickets to every show they play over the course of the next three years.

“The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative, announced [Wednesday], allows fans to earn points (one for sharing a Facebook video dealing with extreme poverty, 20 for raising $20 or more for a participating charity) and apply them to a ticket lottery,” states Rolling Stone Magazine.

“It’s an idea Pearl Jam’s manager, Kelly Curtis, and Hugh Evans, chief executive of the Global Poverty Project, put together while planning last year’s Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s Central Park.” That concert which featured live performances from the likes of Young, the Black Keys and the Foo Fighters raised over one billion in pledges for the world’s disadvantaged. Click here to read more from RollingStone.com and watch related video below!

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