Getty images
Getty images

El Paso Mass Shooting: Lady Gaga Promises to Fund 162 Classrooms in Dayton after the Recent Tragedy

Joe Akins
Aug 14, 2019
03:00 P.M.

Hope in the face of tragedy! Lady Gaga makes a solemn pledge to fund 162 classrooms for the victims of the mass shooting in Dayton, El Paso, and Gilroy.


Following the tragedy that claimed lives and put a lot of people in the hospital, pop icon, Lady Gaga made a solemn pledge on Facebook to fund 162 classrooms in the areas affected.


In the lengthy post that began with the words, "A note to Dayton, El Paso and Gilroy," Gaga expressed her condolences to the victims and those they left behind to grieve.

The singer noted that everyone is entitled to feel safe in their community. However, since that was taken away, it’s essential to channel the anger and frustration the communities are feeling into hope.

Gaga described hope as faith “in each other and ourselves.” She announced that she is partnering with Born This Way Foundation to build 14 classrooms for Dayton, Ohio, 125 for El Paso, Texas, and 25 in Gilroy, California.


The Grammy winner added that the focus of the project is inspiring students to work together and realize their dreams. She advised the survivors to prioritize their mental health, and for friends and relatives to check on their loved ones.

Lady Gaga pleaded that staying quiet was not an option, as “It’s okay not to be okay.” The singer ended by asking those in the affected areas to help each other and not turn away from those who are hurting.

The gesture by the “A Star is Born” star is one out of the many she’s known for. Since her rise to fame, the Oscar winner has worked with about 77 charities and foundations, and she is committed to helping youths have a better life.


The foundation, Born This Way, was created by the “Shallow” singer and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, in 2011. It got its name after the singer’s third studio album and works in partnership with Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the California Endowment.

Gaga founded it to create a braver and kinder world for youths and has worked effortlessly with the United States government to build awareness against bullying and mental health issues affecting young people.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Related posts

Celine Dion's Fans Think She Gained Weight & Her Face Looked 'Puffy' at the Grammys – Tragedies She Has Faced

February 05, 2024

Father of Three Missing after the Baltimore Bridge Collapse

March 27, 2024

My Mom Used My Inheritance despite My Protests, So I Decided to Teach Her a Lesson – Am I Justified in My Revenge?

June 05, 2024

Baltimore Bridge Tragedy: Audio Recorded When 'The Whole Bridge Just Fell Down' Has Emerged

March 27, 2024

Am I Wrong for Treating My Grandchildren Unequally?

April 02, 2024

My Parents Took My College Fund Inheritance from Grandpa without Even Asking, but Life Proved Them Wrong

April 05, 2024

Survivor of Baltimore Bridge Collapse Speaks Out Following ‘Miraculous’ Escape from Death

March 28, 2024

Barbra Streisand Turns 82: She Enjoys Her 'Real Life' & Garden with Her Husband

April 24, 2024

Old Lady Thinks Her Husband Died in Fire, Years Later She Accidentally Sees Him with Young Woman — Story of the Day

May 12, 2024

King Charles, 75, Appears ‘So Thin’ & ‘Weak’ in Easter Appearance amid Cancer Battle

April 01, 2024

What Happened to Alan Jackson Who Disappeared from the Scenes a Year after Revealing His Diagnosis?

February 13, 2024

King Charles' Cousin's Husband Found Dead at 45: Tragic Details

February 29, 2024

Container Ship That Crashed into Baltimore Bridge Was Also Involved in Antwerp Accident

March 28, 2024

I Found Out My DIL Gave Birth to a Child That Was Not My Son's and Didn't Let Her Get Away with It

April 30, 2024