Beyoncé Donates Over $82K To Flint Water Crisis
When Beyoncé detailed her Formation World Tour in February, she also announced that she was working to support the citizens of Flint, Michigan. So while the Beyhive has been getting in formation at Beyoncé’s world tour, they have also been supporting the victims of the water crisis.
As part of an ongoing philanthropic effort, the #BeyGOOD initiative has given fans the option to donate when purchasing tickets, an initiative that has helped raise $82,234 to provide relief for the city.
A check for the money was presented by Parkwood Entertainment, Beyoncé’s management company, to the United Way of Genesee County at a Detroit high school Monday, according to a press release. In addition to the monetary donation, Parkwood announced that 14 Michigan students received “college gifts” to help with academic expenses.