Mike Posner is ready to try to climb Mount Everest to lift funds for a justice reform charity in honour of his late father.
The ‘I Took A Tablet’ hitmaker has posted a hyperlink to his GoFundMe web page to lift funds for the non-profit Detroit Justice Centre forward of his journey to the Himalayas for the problem.
He tweeted: “SO EXCITED to announce that this Might I’ll be making an attempt to summit the tallest mountain on Earth, Mt. Everest, with @DrJonKedski in an effort to elevate funds for @justcitydetroit …PLEASE DONATE what you’ll be able to …or simply share the GoFundMe hyperlink (sic)”
The 33-year-old star selected the charity as a becoming tribute to his late mother or father, Jon, who labored as a felony defence legal professional in Detroit for 4 a long time.
Mike mentioned in an announcement: “Earlier than my dad died, he was a felony defence legal professional in Detroit for 40 years. I’ve determined to dedicate my climb to the non-profit Detroit Justice Centre as a result of they’re doing felony justice reform work in my metropolis that may make my dad beam with pleasure.”
In 2019, Mike accomplished a stroll throughout America, which was additionally impressed by his dad, who sadly died of mind most cancers in 2017, and his collaborator Avicii, who died a 12 months later, aged 28.
The ‘Cooler Than Me’ hitmaker needed to briefly halt his trek after he was bitten by a rattlesnake, earlier than finishing the mammoth journey.
Taking to Instagram, he wrote on the time: “My title is Mike Posner and I walked throughout America. Preserve Going … Moments after placing my ft within the Pacific Ocean after strolling throughout America … Thanks all for the assist. Preserve going (sic)”
Mike needed to be airlifted to hospital after struggling the nasty chunk in Colorado, nonetheless, thankfully, medics managed to get the anti-venom to him “in time”.
He wrote: “Whatup doe!!! Loopy day yesterday! I had simply crushed 16 miles and was going for eight extra after I bought bit by a child rattlesnake! That venom isn’t any joke! I bought to the hospital and bought the anti-venom in time. Shout outs to G and Mike from the chopper group and Bo and Cassie and Whitney (my nurses). (sic)”