Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2

$13,381 of $11,891 goal

Raised by 51 people in 8 months

CD is complete, and is headed to graphic arts and mastering studio for final production.

Right now we have enough funding to press 1,000 copies.  

“Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2” releases 11/10/2018

Warrior Songs is proud to launch the fundraising campaign that will allow “Women at War” to become a reality.

Only you can make it happen.

---Donor perks---

$15.00 or greater – CD delivered to you postage paid upon release.

$50.00 or greater – CD comes wrapped in one of a kind art from Penny June Moon.

*** Closed *** No more liner notes as final draft has been submitted.  Perk was $500.00 or greater – Thank You by name in the CD liner notes.

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You can donate at  www.warriorsongs.org/donate

You can also mail a check to:

Warrior Songs
PO Box 8805
Madison, WI 53708
Warrior Songs is a 501.c.3 non-profit that brings healing to veterans through songwriting and the creative arts.  Every other year our “Story to Song” program releases a compilation CD consisting of veterans stories turned into songs.   “Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2” will feature 15 stories turned into songs, brought to reality by the most talented women musicians on the planet!   13 songs come from the stories of women who have worn the uniform, while two songs will focus on women who’ve lost loved ones in the combat zone.  

Warrior Songs only creates songs from first hand testimony.  Warrior Songs has been collecting testimony from women since 2011.  In 2017, we moved to the production phase.  We need your donations to make this CD a reality.  The CD will release November 2018.  5000 physical CD’s will be created which will then be distributed to veterans free of charge.  Civilians can purchase copies for $15.00 postage paid.  Digital copies will be available at iTunes, Spotify, and all major digital distributers. 

Please share our video often and across as many multiple social media platforms as you can.   We will post regular updates as the fundraiser progresses.   Below is our budget.  7 years of collecting testimony, over 20 women veteran contributors, over 30 women songwriters, artists, and vocalist coming together in the studio.  Will you help this CD become a reality?

15 songs @ $400 per song                               $6,000
Travel                                                                            $2,000
Pressing 1000 CD's at                                        $1,891
fundraising (fees & commissions)                 $1,000
Graphic design                                                         $500
Promotion                                                                  $500

Total                                                                            $11,891

If we raise more than our goal we will use the excess funds to make even more CD’s available, free of charge, to veterans and organizations working with veterans and healing veterans

Change the narrative, speak honestly about the issues facing women veterans, let those who’ve suffered similar traumas know they are not alone, and to honor those who’ve not only survived, but found a way to thrive and become beacons of hope for others to follow!

Warrior Songs – healing veterans through music and the creative arts.

“Warrior songs creates projects that elevates the voices, narratives and experiences of women veteran utilizing music and musical creative expression as the instruments. I am deeply honored to be included in a project where You Are Not Alone was cultivated to bring a voice of solidarity specifically for military sexual trauma survivors and generally for anyone who experienced loss in their lives. It gives me great pleasure to participate in programs that enrich the lives of women veteran including Women Veteran Advocates like myself. Please consider supporting these endeavors as I have.”  Warrior Songs Vol. 1, Veteran contributor BriGette McCoy - CEO/ Founder, Women Veteran Social Justice

“All of this is just so amazing. I am moved beyond words that my story has a voice. Moved beyond words.... I am grateful to be seen, heard and given voice. I can't find all the words to express my gratitude” Warrior Songs Vol. 2, Veteran contributor Samantha G

“Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2” will release November 10, 2018

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*** I can't seem to edit the rewards on Gofundme. The $500 reward to include your name in the CD liner notes is officially closed today. The final draft of the liner notes was submitted 09/05/2018 to the Graphic Arts department for press. We can still take donations, but can no longer offer this award. ***
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I am pleased to announce that the CD is now in the hands of the graphic artists at Offbeat Press. They will create and assemble the layout. Mastering studio SurroundinSound is hard at work mastering. To be sent to manufacture Copycats Media on Sept 21st. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this CD a reality. We are 2 yards from the endzone! Essayons!
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I am pleased to announce that all 15 songs are at the mastering studio. There they will get the final touches before going to press. We are turning in the liner notes to the copy editor this Sunday. We are on schedule!

The CD will release 11/10/2018, gofundme and project donors will receive their copy about 1 week prior to the official release. The official release party will be at High Noon Saloon in Madison, Wisconsin on 11/10/2018 from Noon to 5pm. Civilians: $10 entry with complementary CD. Veterans: Free with CD. Featuring artists who contributed to the CD.

Watch for our upcoming projects
2019 Creative Arts Retreat
2020 ...The Last Thing We Ever Do: Warrior Songs Vol. 3
2021 Jason Moon on sabbatical
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Just a short update to let everyone know we are in full post production of the CD. 11 of the 15 songs are completed with the rest set to meet the August 20th deadline. This CD is going to be fantastic!
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