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Foster The People ‘Do Good’ During 2011 Fall Tour

by Marian Tuin

Foster The People undoubtedly made their mark on the music industry in 2011. With an unconventional Alternative/Pop sound accompanied by witty and quirky lyrics the band’s catchy tunes landed them and their ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ atop the charts. However, they didn’t stop there. Determined to use their success as a platform for spreading goodness the group also made a resounding impact on each of the communities they visited during their fall tour.

Traveling alongside the Do Good Bus,Foster The People began each tour stop by mobilizing a small group of local volunteers willing to donate an hour or two of time to acharity in their respective communities. I recently caught up with brother and sister Mark and Rebecca Pontius…

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