Simple Plan Launch Charity Effort

Published: 2005-12-09
Montreal based pop punksters Simple Plan are reaching out to their teenage fans in a way that goes beyond music.

The band is launching the Simple Plan Foundation that aims to help teens who are having a difficult time with drugs, poverty and depression. In a statement on the band's website they say, "These are issues that truly matter to us because a lot of our fans go through difficult times. We get tons of very sad letters and emails, and we also meet a lot of these kids at our shows, so we get a direct perspective on this dramatic social problem. It's heart-wrenching to see how many young kids are struggling, feeling depressed and lost."

Also according to the statement the foundation "will also donate funds to various medical and social organizations that care for sick children, and promote music education as a way for kids to find a passion and direction in life."

The band is currently headlining a coast to coast Canadian tour with Hedley.

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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