Madonna raising money for the Stonewall National Monument
Madonna will be raising money for creating and mantaining the Stonewall National Monument through the National Park service.
Madonna will be auctioning off a pair of signed Prada shoes. With her a number of celebrities, including Cher, Cyndi Lauper, Taylor Swift, Troye Sivan and George Clooney.
The event launches on Monday October 24th from 6 – 9 P.M. at the Stonewall Inn with the festivities will beginning on October 25th and goes on for two weeks.
All the money that will be raised is going to create and maintain the park.
President Obama announced the park back on June 24th, 2016, saying: “I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s National Park System. Stonewall will be our first national monument to tell the story of the struggle for LGBT rights. I believe our national parks should reflect the full story of our country, the richness and diversity and uniquely American spirit that has always defined us. That we are stronger together. That out of many, we are one.”