Louis Tomlinson Raises $7 Million For Charity

August 11 2015, 7:29 am

Louis Tomlinson Raises $7 Million For Charity

One Direction held an adorable charity event for some very special kids yesterday.

When they’re not ripping each other’s shirts off, dousing themselves in soft drink or writing hit songs together, One Direction’s Louis and Liam’s humanitarianism makes for their best team effort.

On a short break from 1Ds top grossing world tour, Louis Tomlinson last night arranged a magical night for young cancer patients, working alongside UK charity Believe In Magic to transform The National History Museum of London into Cinderella’s castle:


The princesses were given custom made ballgowns and wands, all paid for by Louis himself:

Louis and Liam showed up looking posh ‘n’ princely:

And the night was as perfect as anyone could’ve hoped for the children. Here’s a few heartwarming highlights:

Louis and Liam showed all their hard-earned One Direction cash is going to a good place, throwing down an enormous amount of money during an auction of various 1D items, such as a shirt of Harry’s and Niall’s guitar case. Known for being the prankster in the band, Tomlinson paid $10,000 during the auction just to ensure Liam would have to get his face painted:


Ultimately, Louis and Liam donated an incredible amount of money to a fantastic cause. The ball trended all night on Twitter and eventually caught the attention of UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

This event is definitely not the first time One Direction has gone out of their way to be charitable throughout their five years as a band. #1 single One Way Or Another was 2013’s Comic Relief single and ended up raising over £2 million for Red Nose Day:

Louis is no stranger to supporting humanitarian causes, either, as CelebMix reports:

Louis Tomlinson is a supporter of many charities alone and along side his band mates in One Direction. He works closely with the Eden Dora Trust; where he states that he heard of Eden’s story and quickly became friends with her. He posts often on social media various causes showcasing children who need help in the form of thoughts, prayers, and donations. Louis has flown to see fans in hospitals, in their homes, and worked closely to try to make various wishes and dreams of these children come true.

In April this year, Louis participated in a charity soccer match and Liam hosted a Great Gatsby themed event to raise money for cancer charity Trekstock, who he and bandmate Harry have been working with since 2014. Even though they were unable to attend last night’s event, Harry and Niall are also just as prolific in their humanitarianism. Both are public supporters of equal rights, Harry was involved in Emma Watson’s 2014 HeForShe campaign and Niall has held charity football matches in the past.

You can get involved too. If you donate now to Believe In Magic, you could be in the running to meet One Direction during the final leg of their world tour later in the year.

Such nice lads, aren’t they?