Eddie Vedder Pays Tribute to NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart–And Gets $1.8 Million for His Charity

Pearl Jam fans might know that Eddie Vedder supports a nonprofit that raises funds to study epidermolysis bullosa, a rare group of diseases that causes the skin to blister.

At a big NACAR gala which saw the organization honour driver Tony Stewart, $1.8 million was donated to Eddie’s charity, EB Research Partnership.



This video explains a little more about Eddie’s involvement. Thanks to Kari for the links.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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