Johna Bonham‘s statue, which was unveiled on May 31 in his home town of Redditch, England (see: HERE), has become a central point for a good cause.
The John Bonham Memorial has launched an exclusive T-shirt, which emblazons the rock icon’s statue. They are sold to raise donations in aid of of Teenage Cancer Trust – an organization dealing with battling cancer amongst kids and teenagers. Money from the sale of the shirts will help fund vital services for people before, during and after their treatment.
Deborah Bonham, the iconic drummer’s sister, said: “I am totally thrilled to be able to support Teenage Cancer Trust’s work across the West Midlands in the name of my brother John. He was such a family man and loved kids, I think he’d be so happy and proud to know that he’s helping give support to kids and their families suffering from this terrible illness. Through him we can make a difference. I feel honoured.’’
The Who singer and honourable patron of Teenage Cancer Trust, Roger Daltrey, said: “John Bonham‘s drumming echoed the hammers that forged the history of Redditch.’’
Robert Plant, lead Singer of Led Zeppelin, said: “I’m very pleased to finally see a fitting tribute to my friend after all these years and for it to be linked with Teenage Cancer Trust’s work in the West Midlands.”Share