Jason Derulo Philanthropist with Haiti
Jason suffered a severe neck injury in early 2012. He now wants to repay to native country Haiti from where his parents came from. He recently (September 6, 2018) held his first-ever "Heart of Haiti Gala" at a private lake estate property in Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California to raise money for Haiti. It was the inaugural event to launch Derulo's new "Just For You Foundation", a foundation focused on raising funds to promote education, providing shelter to orphans and families, feeding the homeless and promoting health in the United States and globally, according to their official web site.
The causes for which Jason is very sensitive and always keen to support are: ALS, Bullying, Cancer, Children, Creative Arts, Education, Health, Parkinson's Disease and Philanthropy. Jason is also a regular patron of the following charitable organizations-- Alliance for Lupus Research, Celebrity Fight Night Foundation, DoSomething.org, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Save The Music Foundation, Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Derulo, who was born in Miami to a Haitian parent, visited Haiti several times. In an interview with Forbes magazine, Derulo stated that President Trump's insulting comment about Haiti motivated him to focus on his native land. He also said that Sean Penn's J P Haro organization also inspired him to planning for philanthropy in Haiti.
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