LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- LINKIN PARK, with their non-profit organization Music For Relief, has designed a one of a kind bracelet to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The bracelet features a black adjustable band with two interlocking circles engraved with "Music For Relief." 100% of all proceeds from the bracelet will support Music For Relief's Sandy recovery effort in the US and in Haiti with partner, International Medical Corps.
International Medical Corps is currently implementing long-term programs including cholera treatment, primary health care, water and sanitation, and disaster preparedness following Hurricane Sandy in Haiti.
Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park recently traveled to Haiti with Music For Relief and visited International Medical Corps personnel to get a better understanding of their cholera treatment and prevention work: http://vimeo.com/60975356
Help the victims of Hurricane Sandy and purchase the bracelet here: http://store.musicforrelief.org/store
Image of the bracelet.
About Music For Relief: Founded by the band Linkin Park, Music For Relief is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of natural disasters and the prevention of such disasters. Since its inception in 2005, Music For Relief has raised over $5 million for survivors of multiple disasters across four continents. Music For Relief also supports environmental programs as a means of disaster risk mitigation including the planting of over 1 million trees to help reduce global warming. 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. For more information visit www.musicforrelief.org.
About International Medical Corps: Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, International Medical Corps' mission has been consistent: relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster, and disease, by delivering vital health care services that focus on training. This approach of helping people help themselves is critical to returning devastated populations to self-reliance.
LINKIN PARK is a Grammy-Award-winning, multi-platinum alternative rock band comprised of co-lead vocalist, Chester Bennington, drummer/percussionist, Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell, DJ, programmer Joe Hahn and Mike Shinoda -- co-lead vocals, keyboards, guitar. The band has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, and is the biggest band on Facebook -- with over 50 million fans and counting. In the span of time since 2000, when Linkin Park debuted on the Billboard 200 -- no other artist has had more top 10 singles on the Alternative chart and, with the release of their latest album, LIVING THINGS (Machine Shop Recordings /Warner Bros), which reached #1 in over 20 countries, no other band has achieved more #1 albums this century. In 2005, Linkin Park founded Music For Relief, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that has raised over 5 million dollars for victims of natural disasters and environmental projects. www.linkinpark.com
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