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Date: Jul 03 to Jul 05 Location: Chicago, IL

Conscious Alliance is excited to announce we will be part of Participation Row for the Chicago Fare Thee Well Shows!

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Why stop by Participation Row?

Food Drive:

We will be hosting an ‘Art That Feeds’ Food Drive beginning at 1:00 PM each day. There will be two food collection stations set up outside of the venue. We are asking that patrons please bring 20 non-perishable food items. Conscious Alliance always encourages food donations to be low-sodium and health oriented products. ORGANIC food donations are especially encouraged. RAMEN NOODLES AND EXPIRED FOOD ITEMS will NOT be accepted

Limited Edition Postcards:  

Each non-profit will be giving away a limited-edition postcard created by longtime Grateful Dead Poster artist, if you join each non-profit in a specific “action” you can collect all 16 unique postcards!

Exclusive Silent Auction:  

Item One: A custom, commemorative D’Angelico guitar signed by all the band members

Item Two: A signed Fare Thee Well poster.

These are the only Fare Thee Well  items the band has agreed to sign, creating two truly historical collectibles. Proceeds will be split evenly among the non-profits.

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To celebrate this incredible 50 years of giving, members of the Grateful Dead have invited 16 non-profits to form a “Participation Row” area at the upcoming anniversary concerts in Santa Clara, CA and Chicago, IL. Conscious Alliance was selected to be one of the 16 non-profits incited to these VERY exciting shows!

This Participation Row will offer fans an opportunity to interact with the organizations that have formed such an important part of the Grateful Dead community for so many years.

Other non-profits that will be joining in Participation Row will be longtime Grateful Dead-affiliated charities The Rex Foundation, The Seva Foundation and The Rainforest Action Network. REVERB, the Owsley Stanley Foundation, Rock the Earth, and the bone marrow transplant organization Love Hope Strength. Band members made special requests to have a few other non-profits on hand, namely NORML, Surfrider,Hidden Wings and the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. Rounding out the group will be Oxfam, Represent.US, and Unbroken Chain.

Participation Row will facilitate important dialog about the future of our society. But there’ll also be plenty of fun. Each non-profit will give away special Fare Thee Well limited edition postcards at their tables, designed by longtime Grateful Dead poster artists. In order to get a postcard, you’ll just need to take an “action” selected by the non-profit, creating true engagement between organization and citizen.

There’ll also be a silent auction of a custom, commemorative D’Angelico guitar signed by all the band members, and a signed Fare Thee Well poster. These are the only Fare Thee Well  items the band has agreed to sign, creating two truly historical collectibles. Proceeds will be split evenly among the non-profits.

 

 

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