The Avril Lavigne Foundation R.O.C.K.S. Respect, Opportunity, Choices, Knowledge, and Strength in support of children and youth living with serious illnesses or disabilities.
Award-winning singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne created The Avril Lavigne Foundation in early 2010.
The Avril Lavigne Foundation partners with leading charitable organizations to design and deliver programs, raise awareness and mobilize support for children and youth living with a serious illness or a disability
Mixing rock, punk and a rebellious style, Canadian singer Avril Lavigne’s first album sold 15 million copies, thanks to hit singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi.”
Avril Lavigne, born on September 27, 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, spent most of her childhood in Napanee, Ontario. Lavigne began singing in church in church at a young age, and signed with Arista Records in 2000. Two years later, she released her debut album, Let Go. Thanks to hit singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi,” the record sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Lavigne followed up with the albums Under My Skin (2004), The Best Damn Thing (2007) and Goodbye Lullaby (2011).