BENEFITING: Music For Relief
ORGANIZER: Music For Relief
EVENT: #STARTARYOT Challenge
EVENT DATE: Aug 19, 2013
Music For Relief wrote -
Music For Relief is a grassroot effort comprised of musicians, music industry professionals and fans who believe that together we can create positive change.
HELP MFR RAISE FUNDS ENABLING A QUICKER RESPONSE TO THE NEXT NATURAL DISASTER.
Founded byGrammy winning/multi-platinum band Linkin Park, Music for Relief is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing disaster relief and reducing climate change. Since its inception in 2005, Music for Relief has raised over $5 million for survivors of multiple disasters across four continents including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, hurricane Katrina, China’s Wenchuan earthquake, a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, and the 2011 earthquake & tsunami in Japan. Music for Relief also supports environmental programs as a means of disaster risk mitigation including planting over 1 million trees to help reduce global climate change. The organization was recently recognized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon for the Download to Donate program to raise funds and awareness in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake. Currently Music for Relief is supporting Oklahoma tornado recovery and clean energy solutions through Power the World. For more information visit www.musicforrelief.org and www.powertheworld.org