Michael Stipe, Yoko Ono & Sting auction off unique books to benefit Lunchbox Fund

Several renowned musicians, authors and celebrities including R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, Yoko Ono, Shepard Fairey, Salmon Rushdie, Tony Bennett, Philip Glass and Sting have created hand-crafted books and prints that they’re auctioning off to benefit the Lunchbox Fund. The Lunchbox … Continue reading

Bon Jovi, VA & HUD launch mobile app contest to aid the homeless

By Paul Maziar Today, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation launched a mobile app developer challenge called Project REACH to aid the homeless and people facing economic challenges. The contest, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the … Continue reading

Arcade Fire and non-profit leaders discuss musician-cause collaborations at SXSW panel

By Laura Ferreiro A fascinating panel at Austin’s SXSW Music Festival titled “Doing Good, Only Better” on Thursday brought together renowned musicians and members of the non-profit world to discuss how musicians can most effectively use their reach and influence … Continue reading

Perez Hilton’s “One Night In Austin” SXSW party to benefit VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Perez Hilton has announced that all of the proceeds from his highly anticipated SXSW bash “One Night In Austin” will go to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation to bolster music education in public schools. This is the first time … Continue reading

Musicians light up social media in support of Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 campaign

By Laura Ferreiro A name that was unfamiliar to many Americans just a few days ago is now on the tips of millions of tongues thanks to a wide-reaching social media and awareness campaign launched by non-profit organization Invisible Children. … Continue reading

Kanye West, Rihanna to headline Make It Right benefit to build homes in New Orleans

By Laura Ferreiro In an effort to raise funds for the completion of 150 environmentally friendly homes in New Orleans, heavy hitters including Kanye West, Seal, Snoop Dogg and Rihanna are set to perform at “A Night to Make It … Continue reading