Michael Bublé Pledges $100,000 to ACLU, Matching Donations Made by Fans
By Taylor Fields
June 4, 2020
Michael Bublé is standing in solidarity with the Black community following the death of George Floyd, and is pledging $100,000 to ACLU.
In a statement on social media, Bublé explained that "we need to be a part of the solution in fighting systemic racism in whatever way we can," and while "there is so much to do," right now he is making a donation to the ACLU "who continue their work seeking justice for the civil and human rights of all citizens."
The singer also challenged fans to also make a donation and announced that he will be matching donations to the ACLU using a link he provided, up to $100,000." Read his full statement below:
"Along with the rest of the world, I watched in horror as a policeman literally took the breath out of George Floyd. This is not the kind of world I want my children to grow up in. I stand in solidarity with the Black community and all people who seek justice and equal rights. I pray for the safety of the millions of peaceful demonstrators around the world in these devastating times — as they express their outrage and need for reach change.
But each of us must do more than pray. We need to be part of the solution in fighting systemic racism in whatever way we can. There is so much to do but for now, I am making a donation to the ACLU who continue their work seeking justice for the civil and human rights of all citizens.
I also am challenging you to make a donation to ACLU. I will match anyone who makes a donation using this link, www.aclusocal.org/buble, up to $100,000.
If each of us do what we can, change can happen. Than you and God bless you."
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