Fans of One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson donate £10,000 to Bluebell Wood

By Michael Upton | 03/05/2019

Fans of One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson donate £10,000 to Bluebell Wood
Louis and Richard Green

X-FACTOR judge and long-time Bluebell Wood supporter Louis Tomlinson had the charity singing his praises when his new single brought them a song-sational windfall.

The former One Direction star, who hails from Doncaster, included an appeal for donations to the North Anston hospice at the end of the music video for new single Two of Us.

And fans flocked to show their support, pledging £10,000 between them.

The video also features pensioner Richard Green, who is ticking off his “bucket list” of ambitions with Louis’ help.

Louis wrote the single in tribute to his late mum, who died in the same year as Richard’s wife Pat.

In the clip, Louis, accompanies the OAP as he takes a helicopter trip, a rollercoaster ride and a drive in a racing car. 

A message in the viral video encourages fans to donate to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, the Alzheimer’s Society and Cancer Research UK.

Louis has previously visited the hospice to meet children and families and donated thousands for Christmas presents. 

He was a sponsor of the 2018 Christmas party and on his 21st birthday asked for donations to hospice funds instead of gifts.

Helen Mower, hospice head of fundraising, said: “Everyone here is a big fan of Louis. He is a huge star but he never forgets his roots. 

“This is a fantastic amount of money for us and we are so very grateful.”

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