The band also extend their "sympathy and condolences" to those affected by the atrocities...
U2 have appealed to their fans to make a donation
to the AMERICAN RED CROSS to help the victims of the terrorist
attacks in NEW YORK and WASHINGTON.
band, who are due to return to North America for more live shows in the autumn,
have posted a message on the official U2
website, www.u2.com, saying any fans wanting to
help can donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
The posting reads: “Like everyone else we are in shock at the events of this
week in the US. We can only imagine the terrible pain of so many. The people of
the US have always been close to U2 and at u2.com, along with other U2 sites, we extend our sympathy and condolences to
all those affected. If you have friends or family who have been touched by this
tragedy, we are thinking of you.
“Without in any way minimising the
experiences of anyone connected with those who have been killed and injured, we
know that wherever we are in the world, we are all in this together.
are looking for an immediate and effective way of helping at this time you can
make a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Donations can be made via Amazon.com, which
is waiving its usual fees.
“All donated money will go to the Red
Cross to help victims of this and other tragedies.”