Jay-Z and Beyonce have decided to use their upcoming On The Run II tour to raise funds and promote charitable deeds by giving away free tickets to concert goers who donate to The Prince’s Trust. The organization’s focus is to assist the youth of the United Kingdom with needed resources like shelter, jobs and counseling.
- NME.com reports that Beyonce’s BeyGOOD organization partnered with Global Citizen and The Prince’s Trust for the ticket giveaway.
- Ivy McGregor, director of Philanthropy at Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment, said in a press release, “The united efforts of BeyGOOD/DoGood, along with our amazing partners, The Prince’s Trust and Global Citizen, are calling upon you to lift your voices, lend your hands and share your creativity as active and positive forces for doing good . . . Wherever you are and whatever skills, talents and resources you possess, are of value to others in your community, country and across the globe.”
- The tour kicks off on June 6th in Wales.