Global Citizen or the Global Poverty Project is an international organization founded by Hugh Evans with the goal of fighting climate change and eradicating poverty across the world. Now, they’ve added one more mission to their list – ending the pandemic.
One of their biggest fundraising events is the annual Global Citizen Festival. This year the event took place on September 25th across multiple big cities like Paris, New York City, Seoul, and Los Angeles and spanned for an entire day. Imagine – 24 hours of live music.
Thank you to everyone who took action for #GlobalCitizenLive!!!
💰 $1.1B to defeat poverty
🌳 157M trees to defend the planet
💉 60M+ COVID-19 vaccines to end the pandemic
𝙔𝙊𝙐 𝘿𝙄𝘿 𝙏𝙃𝘼𝙏. Learn more about what you helped to achieve 👉 https://t.co/6iuJ8fhgTo pic.twitter.com/9MSxwmNDlx
— Global Citizen ⭕ (@GlblCtzn) September 26, 2021
Not only this but the lineup of performers included some of the biggest names in the music industry like Elton John, Demi Lovato, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, and Metallica, just to name a few.
You can watch the performances along with other informative content about the organization and the cause they’re fighting for on the official Global Citizen YouTube channel.
There are many ways to help Global Citizen like donating money, buying merchandise, planting trees and so on. If you wish to participate, please visit their official website to learn more.