»   »   » Gwen Stefani donates $1m to relief effort in Japan

Gwen Stefani donates $1m to relief effort in Japan

Posted By:
Subscribe to Filmibeat

Singer Gwen Stefani, who has been inspired by Harajuku area in Japan, has now extended her helping hand to rebuild the country. The American singer has donated 1 million dollars to the Save the Children in Japan. The money will be utilised for recovery efforts in the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan.

Rocker Gwen Stefani first visited Japan in 1996 while she was on tour with her band No Doubt. Ever since she has been drawing inspiration from the country for many reasons. Talking about the catastrophe, she said, "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking, and I want to do anything I can to help. I've been inspired by Japan for many years and have a true love, appreciation and respect for the Japanese people and their culture."

However, Gwen Stefani also announced plans for a limited-edition T-shirt to be released on nodoubt.com next week and a charity auction that will allow fans to bid on a chance to attend an exclusive fund-raising event in Los Angeles - all proceeds to go directly to aid efforts.

Read more about: gwen stefani

Get all the buzzing scoop from the world of entertainment - Filmibeat