Mike Posner Starts GoFundMe Page for Best Friend's Daughters' College Fund

Mike Posner
Meredith Truax

Mike Posner

Just seven months after Mike Posner's childhood friend died unexpectedly, the crooner is helping his pal's family as much as he can.

Posner, who is in the midst of a 3000-mile walk across America, started a GoFundMe page to raise money for his late friend's daughters' college fund. "My name is Mike Posner and I am walking across America. I’ve walked over 2,000 miles so far, across 11 states," the description reads. "I’m walking across America for myself, but I’m walking across Arizona for Ronnie."

"Ronnie Posey II was one of my best friends growing up. After my dad died, he always drove to my mom’s house to give her a gift on Mother’s Day. On February 27th, 2019, right before I started this walk. Ronnie passed away in his sleep, at home in Detroit. He was 31 years old. At the funeral, my mom and I watched, heartbroken, as Ronnie’s two daughters, Aautumn and Wynter, looked into the casket and saw their dad for the last time. When I spoke at the funeral, I made a commitment that I would help make sure these two amazing girls were taken care of. That’s why I’m raising $100,000 to make sure Aautumn and Wynter can go to college, debt free."

He added that if the campaign raises $50,000, he’ll drop a new song, and if it raises $100,000, he'll drop a full mixtape. 

Watch Posner's message below, and check out the donation page here.


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