Recent News

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 […]

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 […]

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! Platinum: Event, $5,000 -Two teams (8 participants) -Your logo displayed at our pre-event breakfast and post-event party -Your logo on our event day rules -Your logo on our website and announcements -Special mention […]

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 […]

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)

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, […]

09/27/16

#VotePeavy By October 2!

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We hope you’ll join us in supporting our fellow Dead Head Jake Peavy, who’s been nominated for the Roberto Clemente Award to honor his community service. You can participate in the new process of selecting the winner of the Roberto Clemente Award by posting Jake’s voting hashtag (#VotePeavy) to MLB’s official social media accounts, @MLB on Twitter and Facebook.com/MLB. Voting ends […]

09/12/16

#VotePeavy: Jake Peavy Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

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We’re happy to pass along the news that SF Giants pitcher and Rex partner Jake Peavy (recently of Can’t Stop The Train fame) is in the running for Major League Baseball’s Robert Clemente Award — and that your vote can help him win! Named after the late, legendary Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder, who was known for […]

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 […]