All In WA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief is ready to come to your screen on Wednesday, June 24.
Originally scheduled for June 10, organizers pushed back the date in recognition of the “pain and injustice the Black and African American community is facing,” and because they “want to give space for our community to focus on what matters most at the moment; acknowledging and addressing systemic racism and violence that dehumanizes Black people and families, and taking steps to build to a new reality.”
All In WA is a coalition of philanthropic, business, and community leaders who are working together to address the hardships that Washington communities are currently facing due to the pandemic. They will be harnessing their collective power to spread the message and match donations (Amazon will be matching all individual donations under $1 million to All In WA causes, up to a total of $25 million).
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On Wednesday, June 24, the coalition will be putting on the rescheduled virtual event “to bring attention to our state’s needs and resilience” while raising funds by donation to provide relief and support for Washington State families, community foundations, and workers in need.
According to KEXP, confirmed performers include Pearl Jam, Macklemore, Ben Gibbard, Brandi Carlile, Ciara, The Black Tones, Dave Matthews, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Mary Lambert, Allen Stone, Joel McHale, Seattle Seahawks’ Coach Pete Carroll, and Russell Wilson.
Additional performers will be announced at a later date.
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Donations will benefit the WA Food Fund, WA Student and Youth Homelessness Fund, Small Business Fund, Economic Recovery WA Safe Start Fund, Undocumented Workers and Families Fund, as well as various community funds.
Those looking to donate can do so online or by making a check payable to “All In Washington” and mailing it to LB #1069, Seattle Foundation, PO BOX 35146, Seattle, WA 98124-5146.