New Home for Ex Dead Kennedys 6025

28393198_1528920295508986_r.jpegAs many of you know, Santa Rosa CA and nearby towns had been hit hard by devastating wildfires in October 2017. Houses and communities were destroyed. Friends and families lost homes including a founding member of the Dead Kennedys.

Every once in a while someone makes an impact on your life and you remember it forever. When I was younger I was a huge fan of the Dead Kennedys. Many of my memories from that time revolve around the music they created and that music added to those memories.

So when tragedy strikes someone who has become a part of your life, it hits very close to home for most people. Naturally you want to help out but are not sure how to do it. Now is one of those times and here is what you can do.

6025 (Carlo Cadona) was a founding member of the Dead Kennedys. In the recent Santa Rosa fire he lost his home and all of his musical instruments, belongings and years of recorded music. As you can imagine this is heartbreaking, all that work and creativity just gone in an instant and there is nothing you can do but leave it behind and escape with your life.

Carlo came to Santa Rosa after years of caring for his elderly mother who had gone senile and  past away. He found peace in the country environment which helped keep him centered and calm. He became close friends with a local artist woman. After being friends for nearly 9 years, she fell down a steep ravine and died. Carlo had lost his great friend, and 5 months later his house burned down. He had no home insurance.

6025 needs your help. Our goal is to replace his home and musical instruments and get him back on his feet. He’s currently homeless, so he needs help to get through the first urgent phase, which is permanent shelter.

If you have any fond memories of his time with the Dead Kennedys, please help him out and get him back to creating and playing music.  All funds raised will go to purchasing a modest modular home for 6025 to be placed on the property where his old home burned down in the fire.

 Any help you can provide will be appreciated be it Monetary or musical instruments like guitars, drums and recording equipment, household items and furniture would also be greatly appreciated. Every little bit helps. Give as much as you feel comfortable with. 6025 will be thankful no matter what you can do. Please message me for furniture and music donations.

Where the funds will go:

All funds raised will go to purchasing a modest modular home for 6025. Local homebuilders, American Dream Homes, have given generous discounts to fire victims. We will be working with them to purchase the home. The cost of the home is $90,000 and Fema has put in 30,000. 6025 still has his property, which the new home will be placed on. I’ll keep you updated on the details as things progress.

Below are pictures of his home right after the fire and then more recently after they cleared the property. His uncle installed a woodshed to hold new belongings.
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For Donations and reward Levels:
Any donation whether it's large or small is appreciated — $5 can go a long way!
Message me if you can donate any musical equipment or furniture.
In return 6025 would like to give you a gift to thank you for your support.

For a donation of $25 you will recieve a  hi-quality rare, reprinted Dead Kennedys flyer from their glory days (circa 78) playing the Mabuhay Gardens autographed by 6025.

For a donation of $50 or more you will recieve an autograhed CD for his current musical works. In his Atonal, Avant Garde  Punk style and a  hi-quality rare, reprinted Dead Kennedys flyer from their glory days. 6025 has to record all the parts when he can obtain recording eqipment. We will update you when the recording is ready to ship. The flyer will ship ASAP.

You can also help by sharing this on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. We appreciate your help. 

Musical Background:
6025 Played guitar in the Dead Kennedys from 1978 - 1979. He is credited with writing the songs: ill in the head, forward to death, gaslight and religious vomit. Those songs were featured on the Kennedy's debut LP "Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables" and the "In God We Trust" EP. He recorded and toured with the Kennedys on the west coast and played alongside acts like the Germs, Weirdos, Crime, The Bags, Dils, Screamers and the Avengers. He was also a touring member of Snakefinger. 

 6025 - picture taken June 2018 Santa Rosa Ca
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ill in the head from the album "Fresh fruit for rotting vegetables."

Forward to death demo version

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Ella Guru 
Organizer
Santa Rosa, CA
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