Happy Birthday Liam Payne! It’s the global superstar’s and local lad’s 23rd birthday today.
To celebrate, a group of One Direction and Liam Payne fans have raised over $2,700 for The Way Youth Zone. They call themselves 1D Fans Give and have raised loads of money for charities connected to the band.
You can donate at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/liampayne23
Liam Payne Instagrammed in support of the fundraising, he said:
Liam Payne, local lad and global superstar, visited The Way Youth Zone for its topping out ceremony last year and has been a supporter ever since.
Cheryl Garvey, CEO of The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone said:
“We want to thank everyone who has donated to The Way Youth Zone from all over the world. You’re giving young people from Wolverhampton somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. ”
On the Just Giving page, 1D Fans Give said:
“Liam Payne has done so much for fans so we the fans would like to give back. In honor of his 23rd birthday, we are collecting donations for The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton, a purpose-built facility for the city’s young people .”
1D Fans Give is a group of One Direction fans who joined together to raise money for various causes. Started in 2013, 1D Fans Give has raised more than $104,000 for charities such as Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, Believe in Magic, The British Asian Trust, London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard, The Katie Piper Foundation, Women’s Aid, Eden Dora Trust, It Gets Better, One in a Million, LCFC Foxes Foundation, Doctors Without Borders, and Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland.