Shawn Mendes Launches the Shawn Mendes Foundation, Encourages Youth to Promote Positive Change
For a long time, I’ve wanted to find a way to amplify the causes that my fans care deeply about, and to further help them make their voices heard. Our generation has the power to change the future of our planet, and to help carry that change forward for so many generations to follow. With that, I’m so excited to announce the launch of The Shawn Mendes Foundation, to support causes that are important to my fans and our generation. I will work alongside my fans to help provide them with a platform and the means to give back and take action. For more information, head to ShawnMendesFoundation.org x
Shawn Mendes – Published on Aug 28, 2019
Shawn Mendes is using his massive platform and calling on his dedicated fans for a good cause.
The crooner announced on Wednesday (Aug. 28) the launch of the Shawn Mendes Foundation, which aims to encourage young people around the world to learn and evoke positive change alongside him, while supporting them in finding ways to act on topics they are passionate about. SMF hopes to support multiple youth related causes in children’s healthcare, sustainability, mental health and wellness, human rights, anti-bullying, education and more.
“I’m so excited to launch The Shawn Mendes Foundation,” Mendes said in a press statement. “For a long time, I’ve wanted to find a way to amplify the causes that my fans & I care deeply about, and to help make the voices of our generation heard. My goal in launching the foundation is to work alongside my fans, and do everything I can to help provide them with a platform that inspires positive change, and empowers young change-makers.”
The foundation’s first two campaigns are in collaboration with SickKids in Canada and REVERB, an environmental nonprofit that helps artists reduce their environmental footprint while touring. On launch, SMF has already has already raised over $1,000,000 through partnerships & donations.
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