For once, Justin Bieber took his shirt off for a good cause. The pop superstar was in Guatamala Sunday, volunteering and helping to build a school for Pencils of Promise, a charity founded by his manager Scooter Braun’s brother, Adam. The organization is committed to providing basic educational necessities for children in the underdeveloped part of that Central American country.
Bieber also donated funds from his “Believe” tour.
The singer tweeted, “Today was 1 of the most powerful and humbling days of my life. Thank u Guatemala & @PencilsOfPromise. Today I saw real happiness. So powerful.”
A source from Bieber’s camp explained that while this is all part of a new “image repair program for Justin, it also was great to see how a simple act of true volunteerism on his part could help him see what’s really important in this world — helping those who are so less fortunate than he is. … Let’s just hope he keeps doing this kind of thing on a regular basis.”