Music for Relief's Blog – May 2011 Archive (8)

NBA FINALS TICKETS UP FOR BID TO SUPPORT MFR - MIAMI HEAT AT DALLAS MAVERICKS ON TUES JUNE 7

Winner of the bid will get two tickets to the Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 8:00 PM. Seat location: second 116, row K. Tickets will be left at will-call under the name of the winner.

 

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Added by Music for Relief on May 31, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

WATCH NOW: LINKIN PARK'S DAVE FARRELL VISITS HAITI AND SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE

Fifteen months after the major earthquake hits Haiti, Dave “Phoenix” Farrell of Linkin Park travels with Music For Relief and the United Nations Foundation to witness firsthand how the nation has transformed since the disaster.  

 

Watch the video to hear Phoenix share his impressions following the trip. 

 

 

Along with other…

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Added by Music for Relief on May 26, 2011 at 2:25pm — No Comments

JOPLIN TORNADO

This past Sunday the deadliest tornado since 1925 hit Joplin, Missouri.  The twister had winds of 200 mph, and was given the second highest rating assigned based on amount of damage caused.  Our thoughts are with the families who've been impacted by this tragedy. 

See the destruction in pictures.

 

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Added by Music for Relief on May 25, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

DEATH TOLL IN JAPAN RISES ABOVE 14,000

It's been over two months since the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, but recovery efforts are far from over.  The death toll has reached 14,435, and 12,026 are still missing. Between Earthquake damage and the Fukushima emergency, over 136,000 remain displaced.  In response, Save the Children has set up multiple child-friendly spaces in shelters in hard-hit Myagi and Iwate prefectures , where displaced families are staying. Child-friendly spaces provide children with an opportunity to…

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Added by Music for Relief on May 25, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

MS/DC SNEAKERS AND STREET DRUM CORPS ITEMS TO BENEFIT JAPAN

MFR has launched a new online auction to benefit Japan earthquake & tsunami relief.  You can bid on MS/DC sneakers that have hand-drawings on them from Mike Shinoda here.   Or get the tights worn by Street Drum Corp's Bobby Alt + other signed items.  Thank you Mike Shinoda, DC Shoes and Street Drum Corps for the… Continue

Added by Music for Relief on May 18, 2011 at 10:42am — 2 Comments

JAPAN EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI - TWO MONTHS LATER

Two months ago, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake -  the fifth-strongest earthquake in the world since 1900 and the largest on record in Japan— struck, triggering a tsunami that devastated coastal communities.  The Japan meteorological agency reported that aftershocks bigger than M6 have happened 76 times, and aftershocks bigger than M5 have happened 444 times since the earthquake.  These disasters have left nearly 25,000 people dead or missing, sent more than 124,000 people away from their…

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Added by Music for Relief on May 11, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

LP EUROPEAN TOUR: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

If you support Music for Relief and would like to find a way to help, we invite you to volunteer with us at the following festivals in Europe and the UK this summer.

 

We're looking for volunteers to represent & promote MFR at each of the shows listed below.  Volunteers are expected to arrive at the venue at 12 noon on the day of the show, distribute MFR materials at the concert and talk to people who are interested in learning more about Music for Relief.  There are 10…

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Added by Music for Relief on May 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

MFR SELECTED AS BENEFICIARY OF KROQ WEENIE ROAST

Music for Relief is honored to be one of the non-profits selected to benefit from the annual 106.7 KROQ Weenie Roast Concert on June 4th at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

Check out the full lineup and get tickets here.

Added by Music for Relief on May 2, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

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