Humanitarian efforts

Michael Jackson spent much of their efforts and financial resources for humanitarian aid, being qualified by the Guinness Book of Records as the artist who donated money to charity in history, with 300 million. Since childhood, when he gave candy with the money he earned in his performances, until the mega-USA for Africa, which began with Lionel Richie and raised millions for this continent, Jackson showed a strong philanthropic motivation throughout his career and his life. While filming a commercial for Pepsi, Jackson suffered third degree burns on the scalp and other parts of your body. As compensation, the company paid a million dollars that the artist donated to a hospital for burns, called since then “Michael Jackson Burn Center.He also donated 500,000 for the “United Black College Fund” and founded the charity “Heal the World”, dedicated to helping children around the world. His Neverland Ranch was opened many times for terminally ill children and orphanages could go free. Also used to give concerts tickets for underprivileged children. Also, in several of his songs has shown its ideals towards a better world, as Earth Song, We Are the World, Heal the World, The Lost Children, Man in the Mirror or Black or White. Other topics that may be seen as protests against the company are: They Do not Care About Us, Scream, Tabloid Junkie, Money, Little Susie … On 11 September 2001, following the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York, decided to create a project similar to “USA for Africa”, bringing together numerous artists to record the full beneficial What More Can I Give, composed by him same and which had a version in Spanish.Michael Jackson was nominated twice to receive the Nobel Peace Prize and has won numerous awards for his humanitarianism.These were all institutions supported Michael Jackson: AIDS Project LA, American Cancer Society, Angel Food, Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles, BMI Foundation, Inc., Brotherhood Crusade, Brothman Burn Center, Camp Ronald McDonald, Childhelp USA, Children’s Institute International, Cities and Schools Scholarship Fund, Community Youth Sports Arts Foundation, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Dakar Foundation Dreamstreet Kids, Dreams Come True Charity, Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Love Match, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Minority AIDS Project, Motown Museum, NAACP, National Rainbow Coalition, Rotary Club of Australia, Society of Singers, Starlight Foundation, The Carter Center’s Atlanta Project, The Sickle Cell Research Foundation, Transafrica, United Black College Fund (UNCF), United Black College Fund Ladder’s of Hope, Volunteers of America, Watts Summer Festival, Wish Granting, YMCA – 28th Street / Crenshaw,