Bob Dylan To Help Feed the Hungry
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Millions of people will get meals this holiday season, thanks to Bob Dylan. The legendary singer-songwriter has pledged his royalties from the sale of his forthcoming album, Christmas In The Heart, (due. Oct.13) to various charities.
All of his U.S. royalties will be donated to Feeding America (http://feedingamerica.org), ensuring that more than four million meals will be provided to more than 1.4 million people in need. Dylan will donate all future U.S. royalties from this album to Feeding America in perpetuity. The artist has also partnered with two international charities to provide meals during the holidays in the United Kingdom and the developing world. Details are yet to be announced.
Feeding America is the country’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity, providing food to 25 million low-income Americans each year, including 9 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks supports 63,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information, visit www.feedingamerica.org
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