Katy Perry’s “Make Roar Happen” intiative to raise money for education

Posted at 5:42 AM, Jun 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-13 05:42:21-04

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Katy Perry has kicked off the North American leg of her tour by paying it forward.

The singer announced Thursday that she and the Staples Center are teaming up and donating $1-million in support of education.

The project is called “Make Roar Happen” and supports teachers, parents, and students throughout the country.

Perry also encouraged fans to join the initiative at where they can donate money to the cause.

Find out what she had to say about her intentions above.