As The Greenville News reported Thursday, Stephen Colbert has announced that he will use the money raised from the auction of his Colbert Report desk and fireplace set to “fund every existing grant request South Carolina public school teachers have made on the education crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org,” for a total of $800,000.
“I’m so excited to announce we are funding all 1,000 South Carolina projects on DonorsChoose.org today,” the South Carolina native told teachers and students at the Alexander Elementary School in Greenville. “DonorsChoose.org makes it so easy to have an impact and connect directly with the teachers and students you’re helping.”
But perhaps more importantly, as the video announcement recorded Thursday revealed, the future Late Show host has finally shaved his massive grey beard.
As recently as April 30, it looked like this:
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) May 1, 2015
Watch video below, via The Greenville News:
[Photo via screengrab]
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