Kris Allen: Headed to Haiti!
American Idol winner Kris Allen will travel to Haiti tomorrow (February 19) to meet with U.N. staff!
The 24-year-old singer will perform on the Idol results show next Thursday (February 25) and share footage from his trip.
“I’m looking forward to traveling to Haiti to see the U.N.’s work firsthand,” Kris said in a statement (via MTV). “The people of Haiti are rebuilding their country, and the U.N. is there to help them every step of the way. I look forward to sharing the images and stories from my trip with Idol viewers across the country.”
Kris‘ visit is part of Idol Gives Back’s charity work – judge Randy Jackson suggested this year’s contributions go toward Haiti relief efforts, according to MTV.