LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow is auctioning off her ’59 Mercedes Benz Roadster to raise money for the victims of a devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri.
“We see so many of these communities in the Midwest hit by these tornadoes,” Crow said. “Although it’s, for a moment, tragic on the news we do forget about it. And the people of Joplin are living with it every day.”READ MORE: Police: 2 People, Including A Child, Injured In Times Square Shooting
The Grammy-winner is trying to raise money to rebuild schools in Joplin, which is still recovering after being torn apart by a tornado last May.READ MORE: Riverside Police Shoot And Kill Armed Man That Pointed Gun At Them
The Roadster, which Crow describes as her “dream car”, hasn’t inspired any of her songs but it may inspire someone to give a little extra to help the people of Joplin.MORE NEWS: Pomona Police Seize Guns From Known Gang Members
For more information, visit the Petersen Automotive Museum online.