Grammy® Charity online auctions offer exciting music memorabilia with their Musicares Map Fund Charity Auction to benefit MUSICARES® and the Grammy Foundation®
GRAMMY® Charity Online Auctions - The latest in this year's auction series is the MusiCares MAP FundSM Charity Auction, launching right after the MAP Fund Benefit Concert honoring Dave Gahan and featuring items signed at the concert! The lots are available for bid now through May 19 at www.ebay.com/grammy,presented in partnership with Kompolt. Winning bidders can enjoy extraordinary memorabilia, with all proceeds benefiting MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation.
Featured items include:
Mick Jagger-signed and framed vintage Rolling Stone
Vintage memorabilia signed by:Tony Bennett,Jackson Browne,Annie Lennox, Rod Stewart,and Barbra Streisand
Guitars signed by:Kings of Leon, KORN, Tom Petty, Kenny Rogers, Keith Urban and more!
Unique music memorabilia signed by:Jeff Beck, Justin Bieber, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Muse, Katy Perry, Rihanna and more!
Items signed backstage at the 7th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert by: Chester Bennington, Dave Gahan and Paramore!
54th Annual GRAMMY Awards VIP Experience for two with rehearsals and hotel included!
The auction runs now through May 19, 2011
Proceeds from GRAMMYCharity Online Auctions provide essential support for MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation. MusiCares ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need by providing programs and services including emergency financial assistance, educational workshops,and flu shots, hearing tests and medical/dental screenings. The MusiCares MAP Fund allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community regardless of their financial circumstances, and Safe Harbor Rooms, weekly addiction support groups, and the MusiCares Sober Touring Network provide ongoing recovery support.
Under the banner of GRAMMY in the Schools®, the GRAMMY Foundation produces a range of distinct education programs - across the country throughout the year - that serve high school students and their schools including GRAMMY Career Day presented by the Gibson Foundation; GRAMMY SoundChecks®; GRAMMY Signature Schools presented by the Gibson Foundation; GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles; and GRAMMY Camp® sponsored in part by Epiphone. The GRAMMY Foundation also offers preservation and advancement initiatives, fosters dialogue about compelling issues facing the music industry, supports projects that increase the understanding of music and its role in society, and raises public awareness about the urgent need to preserve our nation's recorded sound legacy. These programs include the Entertainment Law Initiative®, the Grant Program with funding generously provided by The Recording Academy®, the Living Histories program and the Music Preservation Project.
The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture - from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy®, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. For more information, please visit www.grammyfoundation.org.
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit www.musicares.org.
GRAMMY Online Charity Auctions are presented in partnership with Kompolt, a California-based online auction agency focused on creating successful, high-value, high-profile promotional and charity auctions for top brand companies. For more information on Kompolt, please visit www.kompolt.com.