Grammy award-winning group fun., who rose to fame in 2012 with their hit album Some Nights, are using their success to help give back.
The trio, comprised of Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost, announced today (January 17) that their organization The Ally Coalition has teamed up with Ruth Ellis Center to raise money in support of LGBTQ youth in Detroit.
According to TheAllyCoalition.org, TAC and fun. have vowed to match donations as high as $50,000, with the hope of raising $250,000 to assist the Ruth Ellis Center in converting a vacant building into a Community Health Center.
The Center will work to further protect the health and safety of LGBTQ youth in Detroit, particularly the large portion of the community who are homeless.
fun. recently launched The Ally Coalition with Jack Antonoff’s sister, designer Rachel Antonoff, in support of LGBTQ equality. Multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost hails from the Detroit area.
To find out more information, and to learn how to donate, head to TheAllyCoalition.com.