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Pop stars fun. opening youth center in Detroit

Pop stars fun. opening youth center in Detroit

GIVING BACK: Andrew Dost, left, on keyboards, Nate Ruess, center, lead singer and Jack Antonoff, right, on guitar, of the band Fun, performs for the Yahoo! On The Road Concert Series at The Masonic Center on Friday, May 31, in San Francisco. Photo: Associated Press/Tony Avelar/Invision

Pop stars fun. have unveiled plans to build a community health centre for at-risk youths in Detroit, Michigan.

The “We Are Young” hitmakers are using their charity foundation, The Ally Coalition (TAC), to raise the $250,000 needed to fund the project for the local Ruth Ellis Center, which provides medical services, housing, meals and clothing for troubled lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) kids.

fun. members Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost, who was born and raised in Michigan, launched the non-profit organization TAC in 2012 to unite Internet users and encourage them to develop programs to educate the public about issues concerning the LGBT community.

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