Jackson’s Kids Support Japan Fundraiser

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April 4, 2011 | 7:35am EST

Michael Jackson’s three children were so moved by the images of devastation following Japan’s recent earthquake and tsunami they offered to donate their clothes to survivors of the disaster, according to their aunt La Toya Jackson.
Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket accompanied their late father’s sister to the Kids’ Choice Awards gift lounge in Los Angeles last week. The event was held in support of the Red Cross Japanese Relief Fund, which received 20 per cent of the proceeds, and La Toya reveals the youngsters were keen to help boost the appeal.

She tells OKmagazine.com, “They said that they don’t mind doing and giving whatever. It was so sweet. They say, ‘Can we give our clothes to them?’ It’s really sweet.”

And La Toya admits the Jackson family is keen to instill the three kids with the Thriller icon’s charitable values.

She adds, “I think any charitable event is very important and I don’t know if you know that my brother, their father, was just giving to everybody – $400 million of his personal money he gave to charity – and I support every penny of it.

“I think it’s very important for them to know what their father has done and to follow that legacy and to keep in their heart and mind to give always.”