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American Idol: Happy Birthday to David Cook!

December 20, 2010 03:00 PM by Shayla Perry

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Happy birthday to Season 7 American Idol winner David Cook! Today, Cook turns 28 years old, and in honor of his special day, he’s asking fans to help him support a charity that’s very close to his heart, Race for Hope. Read on to see how you can contribute to David Cook’s Race for Hope team, and find out what other American Idol stars are celebrating birthdays this week!

David Cook turns 28 years old today, and in addition to working on his new album, which is set to release early next year, Cook is celebrating his birthday by asking all of his fans to support him in the Race for Hope by contributing $28 to his fundraising page.

This is David’s third year participating in the Race for Hope. Last year, he and his fans were able to raise $12,000 in one day, and Cook is hoping to top that amount this year.

David Cook’s Race for Hope team also has a special goal. They’re trying to raise the most money for the third year in a row, and to top their contribution of $152,306.74 that was made last year.

The Annual Race for Hope will be held on May 1, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to raise awareness and funds to help people suffering from brain tumors.

Best of luck to David and his entire Race for Hope team!

Which of your other fave American Idol stars are also celebrating birthdays this week?

Anoop Desai, Jordin Sparks, Ryan Seacrest, Chris Daughtry and David Archuleta

Happy Birthday to them all!

Season 10 of American Idol premieres Wednesday, January 19th on FOX.

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One Response to “American Idol: Happy Birthday to David Cook!”

  1. Susan Says:
    December 20th, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    David has asked his fans to please support ABC2 and Race for Hope for these past 3 years but this $28.00 gift for his birthday was fan generated. Over $10K raised so far. He has some great fans.

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