LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- Music For Relief is responding to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma including the devastating EF-5 tornado on May 20th. MFR is partnering with All Hands Volunteers (www.hands.org) for the recovery effort which will include debris removal, help for families salvaging belongings, and other volunteer activities to meet the evolving needs of the Moore, Oklahoma and greater Oklahoma City communities. Those who want to support these efforts can make a $10 donation to www.omaze.com to be entered to win any of the following experiences:
Visit Linkin Park in the Recording Studio - one winner and a friend will be flown to Los Angeles to hang with Linkin Park in the recording studio while they work on new material. Enter here: www.omaze.com/LinkinPark Deadline to enter for the Linkin Park Experience is Friday June 14th.
Meet Juanes Backstage in NYC - one winner and a friend will be flown to New York City to meet Juanes before watching him live in concert at Radio City Music Hall on June 22, Enter here: www.omaze.com/Juanes Deadline to enter for the Juanes Experience is Saturday June 15th.
Join The Crystal Method at their LA Album Release Party - one winner and a friend will be flown to Los Angeles to meet & greet the band members of The Crystal Method at their official album release party in Fall 2013. Enter here: www.omaze.com/CrystalMethod Deadline to enter for the Crystal Method Experience is Tuesday July 9th.
All experiences INCLUDE Roundtrip Airfare and 4-Star Hotel stay for two.
Those interested in traveling to Oklahoma to volunteer with All Hands Volunteers can apply here: www.hands.org/volunteer.
All volunteers who participate will receive a special Music For Relief t-shirt with a design by Mike Shinoda.
For further information go to: http://musicforrelief.org or donate without the chance to win an experience here.
ABOUT MUSIC FOR RELIEF: Founded by two-time Grammy winning/multi-platinum rock 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 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 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. In addition to Oklahoma tornado recovery, currently, Music for Relief is supporting clean energy solutions through the Power the World campaign. For more information visit www.musicforrelief.org.
ABOUT ALL HANDS VOLUNTEERS: In 2005, All Hands Volunteers founder David Campbell flew to Thailand after seeing the devastating effects of the 2004 South East Asian tsunami. After learning that spontaneous unaffiliated volunteers were being turned down by aid organizations, David and a few friends organized a group with the sole purpose of connecting those who wanted to help with those who needed it. After raising more than $100,000, they began rebuilding five villages. Recognizing the power of true volunteerism, David co-founded All Hands Volunteers in response to Hurricane Katrina.
All Hands Volunteers (AHV) is a US-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a Charity Navigator 4-star rating. AHV provides direct relief and resources to survivors of natural disasters around the world, with maximum impact and minimum bureaucracy. By supporting volunteers with housing, meals, tools, and organized work, AHV is able to provide free and effective response services to communities in need. AHV's programs are directed by the needs of each community, ensuring a timely, relevant, and culturally sensitive response. For more information, including a list of past and present projects, visit hands.org.
ABOUT OMAZE: Omaze raises money and awareness for charity by offering everyone the opportunity to win once in a lifetime experiences that cannot be bought: everything from playing 3-on-3 with Magic Johnson to touring Skywalker Ranch with George Lucas to hanging backstage with Lady Gaga. Instead of limiting these experience offerings to small groups of wealthy donors, Omaze democratizes the opportunity to win by offering everyone on the internet a chance to participate by donating as low as $5. By leveraging the social web to promote the experiences to a wider audience, Omaze helps its charity partners raise significantly more funds, increase awareness for their mission, and attract a whole new base of donors.
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