Recent News


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

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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, the award is given to people or organizations that have exemplified high standards in furthering creativity and promoting modern musical […]


#VotePeavy By October 2!


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 Voting ends […]


#VotePeavy: Jake Peavy Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award


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 […]


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 […]


Phil Lesh Joins August 17 Lineup

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Talk about a crazy, crazy, crazy, crazy night! That would be Can’t Stop The Train, coming up August 17 at The Fillmore. It was already shaping up to be pretty awesome, but now… Jake Peavy  has just announced that Phil Lesh will be joining Jake Peavy and The Outsiders in paying tribute to Jerry onstage that […]


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 […]


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 […]


First Grantees of 2016


We’re delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s first round of grants, as well as the 2016 Ralph J. Gleason Award. Thanks to our recipients for the great work they do, and thanks to you for helping us help them! Ralph J. Gleason Award Levon Helm Studios  $10,000 Grants Cascadia Wildlands  $5,000 Get on the Bus $2,500 […]


An Awesome Day on the Slopes!

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Thanks to Gallery Keoki for capturing the moments at Friday’s Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge! And to Dave Vann for scenes from the post-race fun!


Wall Street Dead aHead in the News!


Last October, we were honored to be chosen as the Affiliate Charity at Wall Street Dead aHead Networking Events’ annual gathering in NYC.  Here’s a great article in Rolling Stone about it all! It was an awesome experience of connecting with great folks, and we thank founder Deb Solomon for including us.