Metallica Writes Check For $279,000 To Children's Hospital

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Metallica has donated 250,000 euros (approximately $279,000) to a Romanian association that's building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital.

The band made the donation ahead of the its sold-out concert on Wednesday (August 14) in Bucharest.

Part of the donation was made through the band's non-profit foundation called All Within My Hands. It was established in 2017 as a means to invest in the people and places that have supported the band.

Another charitable note about the bandmembers of Metallica, they've donated at least $10,000 to local food banks in every city they've played.