Charity Magazine

Dispatch Summer Tour 2011- Fundraising for Education

Posted on the 08 June 2011 by Mregina @justfundraising

Dispatch Summer 2011 Fundraising Tour   Rock group Dispatch are on tour this year in support of  Amplifyingeducation.   This multi target initiative includes restocking New Orleans libraries ( in co-operation with  Better World Books) putting new teachers in schools, improving school facilities, providing books and supplies to students and provoking discussion about education in the United States.  

All you have to do is bring  a book for K-12 students with you to one of Dispatch’s shows and drop it off at the yellow school bus parked in front of the venue each night.

The guys are heavily involved in charity and awareness projects both on stage and off. They wrote and performend “Elias” about injustice in Zimbabwe. On this tour they’ll be available for pre-show service projects, hosting Community Conversations with the United Way, and raising money for organizations like Teach For America and City Year. Head over to to learn how to get involved in your local community, and unlock a FREE DOWNLOAD of Dispatch’s 2009 acoustic performance at the Kennedy Center!

Here they are performing “Elias” with the African Children’s Choir:;hl=en_US”></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”;hl=en_US” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”640″ height=”390″ allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true”></embed></object>

Head on over to the betterworldbooksblog to read up on how Dispatch’s tour is helping literacy.

Cool job guys! 

Twitter @justfundraising

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • March Fundraising and Charity Observances

    March Fundraising Charity Observances

    Here are the fundraising and charity observances that are coming up this month. March is dedicated to:National Colorectal Cancer Month National Endometriosis... Read more

    By  Mregina
  • Japan Earthquake Fundraising Together

    Japan Earthquake Fundraising Together

    In The Community – Join Us To Give Back! Together, and You can make a World of a difference! Great Fundraising Ideas for Japan Earthquake... Read more

    By  Mregina
  • May Fundraising and Charity Observances

    Fundraising Charity Observances

    Monthly Observances: Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month National Stroke Awareness Month Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection &... Read more

    By  Mregina
  • Strategic Fundraising Tips

    Strategic Fundraising Tips

    With fundraising you have to know how to maximize your time. Who will support your cause, and who will take repeated calls to turn around. Read more

    By  Mregina
  • School Principals Involved in Fundraising

    School Principals Involved Fundraising

    “With a challenging economy, a ‘new think’ method of raising the much-needed funds has come into play,” said Diane Malcoun, fund development director at St.... Read more

    By  Mregina
  • UBC Lipdub Fundraising Video Goes Viral

    University of British Columbia student Andrew Cohen took a study break and watched a lipdub video and decided his school should do the same thing. Money raised... Read more

    By  Mregina
  • Sharing New Fundraising Ideas.

    Sharing Fundraising Ideas.

    The great thing about having this network of people who read our stuff and contact us through our blog and twitter accounts is the amount of new fundraising... Read more

    By  Mregina