Bonnaroo Donations Top $5 Million

Organizers of the Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee say they have donated more than $5 million to charity over the past 10 years.

According to a news release Feb. 2, festival proceeds have gone to Doctors Without Borders, Head Count, MusiCares, Habitat for Humanity, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Rock the Earth, the American Red Cross and the Sierra Club. Organizers said Bonnaroo also has provided aid after the Haitian earthquake, Hurricane Katrina, Nashville floods and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Bonnaroo has been held in June since 2002 on a 700-acre field some 60 miles southeast of Nashville. It’s traditionally an 80,000-ticket sellout for four days of performances.