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11/27/18

Your Kindness at Work: More Grantees for 2018

We’re delighted to share with you our Rex grantees for November, 2018. They join our April recipients in being able to do their vital, world-changing work because of your kindness. 2018 Bill Graham Award: Connie Nielsen for her work with the Kibera Town Centre, with the Human Needs Project BATS: Bay Area Theatresports Between Horses […]

09/06/17

Our 2017 Grantees!

Brown Girl Surf group photo

2016 Jerry Garcia Award Mariachi Heritage Foundation ($10,000) April 2017 Grants Corcovado Foundation ($2,500) Friends of Outlet Creek ($4,000) Hope on a String ($5,000) Melmark New England ($5,000) New American Story Project ($2,500) August 2017 Grants Berkeley Music Group ($5,000) Brown Girl Surf ($5,000) Clarion Music Performing Arts Center ($5,000) Corazon de Healdsburg ($5,000) Dec My Room – SF […]

12/13/18

How Sweet It Was! Thanks to All Who Made It Possible

Fillmore: Michael Bailey, Amie Bailey, Matt Lawsky Event Coordinator: Theresa Hayle and B.E.W. Productions, Sarah Kaufman Melvin Seals and JGB: Melvin Seals, Zack Nugent, Pete Lavezzoli,  John- Paul McLean, Sunshine Becker Garcia, Lady Chi, Dave Ellis Michael Weinstein, Armando Tobriner One Big Guitar: Bo Carper, Scott Law, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz Jenna Lebowitz Food: Global Gourmet […]

10/09/18

How Sweet It Is! Celebrate With Us at The Fillmore December 1!

poster art for How Sweet It Is, by Darrin Brenner

Download the ticket order form General admission tickets now on sale at Ticketmaster! We’re delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for our annual gathering at The Fillmore, happening December 1. We’re especially excited because our headliners are Melvin Seals and JGB, with special guest Dave Ellis sitting in. And making things even […]

09/10/18

Awesome Night at Wrigley Field!

Chicago Cubs Grateful Dead cap

Thanks to the Chicago Cubs for an incredible evening at Wrigley Field on Monday, August 27, celebrating the Grateful Dead, supporting Rex, and gathering folks for a real good time! It was the first-ever Grateful Dead night at this historic ball park, and we were thrilled to be part of it. The people who scored […]

07/26/18

Scenes of Unlimited Devotion, 2018

It was another weekend of goodness June 9-10 at The Ardmore and surrounding area, as folks gathered to honor Wavy Gravy, hear a lot of incredible music, check out Scott Shapiro’s poster collection, and raise funds for Rex and Camp Winnarainbow. The Ardmore’s Chris Perella notes that it was “just a really smooth, packed, highly […]

07/13/18

Rex Grantees at Work in Boulder This Weekend!

Positive Legacy logo

We’re proud to pass along this update from our grantees, hard at work this weekend in Boulder as folks gather for the Dead & Company shows. Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance have joined forces to encourage folks to Feed the Hungry. They gathered enough volunteers to assemble thousands of healthy meals this weekend, but you […]

06/12/18

Our First Grantees of 2018!

clown fish in coral reef

We are delighted to share with you the latest results of your kind generosity at work. Thanks to you, here’s who we’ve helped so far this year: David Best Temples $5,000 Freight & Salvage $5,000 My Voice Music . $5,000 OneReef Worldwide Stewardship . $5,000 Positive Legacy . $3,500 San Francisco Choral Society $3,000 You […]

06/07/18

Support Rex, Honor Jerry With SF Giants August 9!

Jerry Garcia t-shirt art SF Giants

A beloved San Francisco tradition returns! The Giants invite you to join in an evening dedicated to paying tribute to legendary musician and San Francisco Native, Jerry Garcia, who was born in San Francisco on August 1, 1942, and grew up in the city’s Excelsior District, before becoming a founding member of the iconic rock […]

06/07/18

We’ve Moved!

As the wheel covers just a little more ground, we’ve moved from our former Presidio digs in SF  to a lovely new office just around the corner from the former Grateful Dead World Headquarters! We’re still settling in, and hope you’ll stay in touch! New address: Rex Foundation P.O. Box 219 San Anselmo, CA 94979 […]

05/10/18

Fun in Boulder! Pre- and Post-Dead & Company Shows Support Rex

Going to the Dead & Company shows in Boulder? You’re invited to join us for some pre- and post-show fun at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 11. Thursday, July 12, it’s Big Something – Dead & Company Pre-Party, as  Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers open and Big Something […]