• Our main event was on April 5, but we're not done yet! Read on to learn how you can still help.
with Godfrey Daniels
and an all-star lineup of Lehigh Valley performers to raise money and awareness for No Place for Hate
, a program that helps kids take a stand against prejudice and figure out how to get along with each other.
Our benefit concert on Friday, April 5
at Godfrey Daniels in Bethlehem, PA, featured Bakithi Kumalo
(of the Paul Simon band), Dave Fry
, Bev "BC" Conklin (of The BC Combo
), Alyssa Allen (of Touchstone Theatre
), John Huie (director of the World Percussion Ensemble at Northeast Middle School), and Not For Coltrane
(Michael Duck). The show was presented as part of the SouthSide Arts District's First Friday series of concerts
Dr. Jack Silva, Bethlehem Area School District
's assistant superintendent and chief academic officer, also joined us to talk about how No Place for Hate is used in Bethlehem schools.But regardless of whether you were at the show with us, you can still help us support No Place for Hate!
Our online campaign will continue through April 30, and we have thank-you gifts available to donors who give certain amounts:
• Donors who give at least $10 can receive an autographed poster from the April 5 event.
• Donors who give at least $40 may claim two free tickets to an upcoming show at Godfrey Daniels.
• Donors who give at least $80 may claim two free tickets to two upcoming shows at Godfrey Daniels. (Four tickets total.)
More than 1,600 schools nationwide use the No Place for Hate program, which aims to reduce bullying, increase respect among students and help them challenge anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry in all its forms. All proceeds from our concert and this campaign will go to the Anti-Defamation League's Philadelphia office to support the No Place for Hate program in roughly 35 Pennsylvania school districts, plus districts in New Jersey and Delaware. Learn more at the ADL website
Please come together with Godfrey Daniels and all our performers, as well as all our supporters at the SouthSide Arts District
, Underground Music Collective
, Freestone Productions
, Webfoot Digital
, Working Dog Press
, and Molly's Irish Grille & Sports Pub
and show that our community is no place for hate!