Lucky Journey Star Arnel Pineda Helps Homeless In Manila – Contactmusic News


Rocker ARNEL PINEDA has created a foundation in his native Philippines to help homeless kids.

The Journey frontman was a homeless Manila teen when his mother died and now he’s trying to help others escape poverty after luck shone a light on him.

Pineda was discovered on Internet site by Journey guitarist Neal Schon when he was looking for a new singer to front the Don’t Stop Believin’ hitmakers, and he has gone from desperate Filipino to rock star – and now he’s using his fortune to help others.

He says, “I put up a foundation, called AP Foundation, to try to help all these under-privileged kids in the Philippines.”

He has also bought a home for himself and his family.

Pineda recently returned home for a sold-out Journey concert.

Appearing on TV show Oprah on Monday (05Oct09), he said he felt “heavy pressure” at the show.

The DVD of the concert, Journey in Manila, was released on Monday.

via Lucky Journey Star Helps Homeless In Manila – Contactmusic News.


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