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Harry Styles Is Donating $1 Million to Everytown for Gun Safety

Harry Styles is taking a massive stand against gun violence.

The Grammy Award-winning singer announced over the weekend that he would be partnering with Everytown for Gun Safety on his upcoming Love On Tour following recent gun attacks in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, that have left dozens dead, including 19 children.

“Along with all of you, I have been absolutely devastated by the recent string of mass shootings in America, culminating at the latest in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas,” Styles shared on Instagram. “On our North American tour, we will be partnering with Everytown who work to end gun violence, donating to support their efforts and sharing their suggested action items.”

 

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Styles also shared a statistic from Everytown that states firearms are the leading cause of death for children and teens in the U.S. Everytown for Gun Safety is an American nonprofit organization which advocates for gun control and against gun violence.

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Styles is donating proceeds from the upcoming tour and will also match contributions from Live Nation, equating to more than $1 million, to Everytown. Styles shared this news after all 42 shows sold out last week.

Styles is the latest — although hopefully not the last — celebrity to speak out against gun violence in recent weeks. Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Matthew McConaughey and more took to social media last week to lament their frustration and urge others to action. Dozens of faith leaders also called for actions and prayers to end gun violence.

It will take more than famous faces to end gun violence, but perhaps Styles’ contribution will be the place where change can start.

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