Rock for Autism will have a booth at this summer's warped tour and are looking for two volunteers in every city to help out. If you're looking for a wristband and a good cause email email@example.com. Any bands with ties to autism can email as well to get involved.
Stay will be heading out this June on the “The Change For Charity Tour”. This unique tour will offer those in attendance the opportunity to donate change to several notable charities as well as canned goods for food banks. Dates and information in the replies.
Faceless International, a non-profit co-founded by Anberlin’s Stephen Christian, is up for a Myspace Impact Award that would give the organization $10,000 to use. Faceless is planning to use that money (if they win) to fund a free school in south India where only 2 free schools currently exist. Check out a video in the replies from Stephen talking about this.
Bamboozle Left will be auctioning off an appearance on the festival's main stage. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the One Love for Chi foundation to aid in the ongoing medical care of Deftones bass player, Chi Cheng.
The Wonder Years are auctioning off a limited edition test press of their latest EP Won't Be Pathetic Forever. You can bid on the item here. All proceeds go to the Syrentha Savio Endowment fund, an organization started to help women diagnosed with breast cancer.
If you buy your Halloween costume from Costume Studio, you'll be contributing directly to the Invisible Children cause, supporting the children of war-torn Uganda. Also, check out their myspace to see all the bands involved.
Jonathan and Mark from Forever the Sickest Kids and Ryan Wilson (Take the Crown) will be playing a charity event at the House of Blues in Dallas this Thursday, August 21st. Proceeds will be going towards building play rooms for children living in hospitals. A flyer can be seen in the replies.
Eyeball Records will be releasing Eyeball Awareness Vol. 1 - A Benefit for "To Write Love on Her Arms" on October 16th. The sampler is the first of four, each dedicated to raising awareness of serious issues affecting our community and outlining how fans can get involved to help make a difference. Six thousand copies will be given out at CMJ and another couple thousand over the course of the week. CDs will be included in every purchase from the Eyeball Records store with a portion of all proceeds going to the charity.
01) Baumer - "In Your Stead"
02) New Atlantic - "Cold-Hearted Town"
03) The Number 12 Looks Like You - "Grandfather"
04) Sleep Station - "Always In The Fire"... read more
Shawn Harris, vocalist for The Matches, has painted a unique breast mold for the Keep a Breast foundation, a charitable organization aimed at eradicating breast cancer. For more information, as well as photographs of his creation, please visit Shawn's blog.
Jones Soda created a set of limited edition MxPx Jones Soda bottles using some photos from their new album Secret Weapon. There are four limited editio bottles in the set, one for each member, and one group shot as well. There are only 120 of each bottle in existence and the only way to get them is to enter the MxPx Jones Soda Bottle Contest, which you can enter here. Also, before you enter the contest, please watch the video in the replies. Jones Soda is donating 25 cents for each play of the video to Vitamin Angels. The money donated will be used to provide vital nutrition to children in need.
Here is a reminder about the Guitar Hero controllers that are being auctioned off for charity - the auctions end tomorrow (4/13) at about 5 PM PST or so, with each auction being a few minutes apart. Being auctioned off are guitars designed by bands such as My Chemical Romance, Jack's Mannequin, Dashboard Confessional, The Spill Canvas, The Rocket Summer, Armor For Sleep and more. All proceeds go to the MusicCares charity.
The Invisible Children charity auction has ended for Pete Wentz's signature bass. The winning bid: $12,100. The Fall Out Boy bassist has also agreed to match that exact price as a donation to the charity as well.
Dropkick Murphys' Second Annual Acoustic Charity Breakfast will be taking place Sunday, March 18th at the Local 103 I.B.E.W. Union Hall in Dorchester. When you buy a ticket, it includes your buffet breakfast as well as live entertainment. There will be bagpipes, beer, Irish step dancers, celebrity speakers and, of course, Dropkick playing an acoustic set. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 2nd at 10:00AM.
Dropkick Murphys will be performing August 20 at the Tweeter Center in Boston for a charitable cause, with proceeds from this show to benefit Paul & Theo Epstein's the Foundation To Be Named Later. The Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL) was launched in Spring of 2005 by Paul Epstein, a social worker in the Brookline Public School system, and his brother, Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein, with the mission of raising funds for non-profit agencies in the Greater Boston area serving disadvantaged youth. The principal beneficiaries of FTBNL are: Horizons for Homeless Children, BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), The Home for Little Wanderers, Molo Care, Roxbury Youthworks, Steps...