JUST IN: Alicia Keys: Singer Donates $60,000 To Help Save Arts Programme At Her Alma Mater: “This Is Big”

Alicia Keys: Singer Donates $60,000 To Help Save Arts Programme At Her Alma Mater: “This Is Big”

Alicia Keys: Singer Donates $60,000 To Help Save Arts Programme At Her Alma Mater: “This Is Big”


Singer Alicia Keys has contributed $60,000 (N84.6m) to help save the Professional Performing Arts in New York City from closing down permanentlyThe celebrated artiste and her label generously donated the cash to support fundraising to retain her beloved alma materHer contribution comes in support of 12-year-old Tennyson Artigliere, who created a GoFundMe page to raise $102,000 (N144m) for the school

Celebrated singer Alicia Keys and her label have contributed $60,000 (N84.6m) to fundraising to retain the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) in New York City.

It comes after 12-year-old Tennyson Artigliere, a seventh grader, created a GoFundMe platform to raise $102,000 (N144m) to prevent the performing arts programme in the school from permanently closing due to budget cuts.

Alicia Keys donates $60,000 to help save performing arts programme at her alma mater.
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When the singer learnt about the girl's quest to save the Professional Performing Arts School, the US musician Keys, who also attended the school, decided to contribute $60,000.

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Per TMZ, Keys and Roc Nation's increased the kid's previous fundraising total of around $50,000. The singer also promised to assist in annual fundraising for the programme until the city can provide the funding independently.

Commenting on the donation from the singer, Tennyson expressed joy for celebrity assistance.

“I had no idea that it would be this big and blow up this huge,” the 12-year-old said.

The donation to PPAS to help the school remain operational until the school year's end has relieved , students, and alumni alike.

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