Saturday, August 23, 2014
Billy Joel Gives Concert Proceeds To Animal Shelter !!!
Music legend BILLY JOEL donated the proceeds from his birthday show in New York City to help build a local animal shelter. The Piano Man played at Madison Square Garden on 9 May (14) - the day of his milestone 65th birthday - and it has now emerged he donated the gig's profits to charity. The money was given to DJ Howard Stern's wife Beth to help her build Bianca's Furry Friends, a facility at the North Shore Animal League America shelter in Port Washington, New York, which will provide cage-free homes for cats and dogs. Stern, who reveals the star has adopted two pet dogs, tells Social Life magazine, "Billy is my hero... I call him 'Saint Billy'. Because of his huge donation, we are on target to break ground next spring!"