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Mega Concert on June 24 for COVID-19 Relief to Benefit Skagit County Workers and Families

June 18, 2020 

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Mega Concert on June 24 for COVID-19 Relief to Benefit Skagit County Workers and Families

A virtual benefit concert for COVID-19 relief will air on Wednesday, June 24, at 7pm featuring Pearl Jam, Macklemore, Brandi Carlile and Dave Matthews, among many others. The mega concert will air on Amazon Music’s Twitch channel (www.twitch.tv/amazonmusic), www.AllInWA.org and statewide on KING 5 (NBC, Seattle) and KONG (Independent, Seattle).

Community leaders across Washington state recently launched allinwa.org which has already secured $20 million in commitments towards COVID- 19 relief funds with an overall goal of $65 million.

All In WA is a coordinated statewide relief effort powered by a coalition of public officials, companies, philanthropic leaders and community foundations which includes Skagit Community Foundation, United Way of Skagit County, community leaders, frontline nonprofits and individuals.

Individual donations submitted through July 8, 2020, will be matched by Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Amazon will match individual donations under $1 million to ALL IN WA causes, up to a total of $25 million. They will donate more than $10 million in cash and in-kind benefits, as well as the production costs of the concert.

Donations can be made through The Skagit Community Foundation or United Way of Skagit County for the Skagit County Disaster Relief Fund. To contribute to the Cause and Community funds, visit www.allinWA.org. Click on the Skagit Community Foundation or United Way of Skagit County or follow the links below:

Skagit Community Foundation
Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund
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United Way of Skagit County
Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund
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All funds will support the Skagit County Disaster Relief Fund which supports Skagit County nonprofit organizations directly addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Skagit Community Foundation
Michael B. Stark Michael@skagitcf.org
360.419.3181