Category: Rex Foundation

02/23/17

Fire on the Mountain: Sponsorship Opportunities

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Fire on the Mountain offers a great chance to support your company while showing your support for Rex. Check out some sponsorship opportunities! Patron: $1,000 ($500 with a team entry) -Your logo displayed at our pre-event breakfast and post-event party -Your logo displayed at our pre-event breakfast and post-event party -Special mention at our awards celebration […]

02/16/17

Fire on the Mountain Ski Challenge Returns!

With all the snow falling up in the Sierra this winter, let’s get up there and take it all in! We are very pleased to announce the return of Fire on the Mountain, a vertical challenge ski race, on March 31, 2017 at the prestigious Squaw Valley Resort. The race brings skiers together to compete on mandatory runs to accumulate […]

02/08/17

The Contribution Supports Rex With ‘Back This Way’

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Tim Carbone, Phil Ferlino, Jeff Miller, Keith Moseley, Sheryl Renee, Matt Butler, and Duane Trucks—AKA The Contribution—join musical forces to release their second album, Wilderness and Space, on LoHi Records. Over the next several months, they’ll be releasing tracks one at a time. The first track, “Back This Way,” is due for release February 17—and its […]

12/26/16

More Grantees for 2016

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As 2016 winds down, we’re delighted to share these fine organizations with you. Thanks to your kind generosity, we’ve been able to support their work with grants this year, and we encourage you to check out what they’ve been doing. (Look here for recipients of grants earlier in 2016) Grants Berkshire HorseWorks $5,000 The Bill […]

11/30/16

Amy Helm on Ramble On Rose

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Check out this great interview with Amy Helm about her father, Levon Helm, as well as the Midnight Ramble Band and their upcoming appearance at The Fillmore! (Amy Helm photo © Rich Gastwirt)

11/17/16

If You Get Confused, Listen to the
Music Play: A Note From
Rex Foundation Executive Director
Cameron Sears

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Dear Friends of Rex: I am sure many of us have spent some time over the past few days considering the uncertainty that has developed as a result of the recent election. I am reminded of the time I was confronting similar feelings while dealing with the passing of Jerry and the tumult that it […]

10/13/16

“Ramble On Rose” Brings Midnight Ramble Band to The Fillmore December 3

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Just announced: Wake the Dead opens!   Limited number of general admission tickets now on sale! Earlier this year, the Rex Foundation Board of Directors presented our Ralph J. Gleason award to Levon Helm. Named after the renowned music journalist from San Francisco who was a major figure in the advancement of music in America in the 1960s, […]

08/30/16

Rex Joins Franti to Support Equality in NC

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We were very pleased to provide a $5,000 matching grant when Ralph J. Gleason Award recipient Michael Franti and Seane Corn joined forces this past July at  Battleship Park in Wilmngton, NC,  to benefit the Human Rights Campaign and Equality North Carolina. This event followed one the two collaborators hosted two years ago aboard the […]

07/07/16

A Giant Celebration of Jerry!

  Worlds collide and tribes gather at the Fillmore August 17 as San Francisco icons gather to celebrate Jerry Garcia in Can’t Stop The Train, a one-of-a-kind evening of music and fun. SF Giants pitcher Jake Peavy brings his band, The Outsiders, joined by guests Tim Flannery, Jackie Greene, Luther and Cody Dickinson, Col. Bruce […]

05/18/16

A Great Night in Boston!

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Thank you to the Boston Red Sox and all who made Grateful Dead Tribute night at Fenway Park on April 28, 2016 such an awesome event. Thanks to the Kind Buds, who played the pregame VIP reception, and Fennario, who rocked Yawkey Way. The event raised over $10,000 for the Rex Foundation, and we’re very […]