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07/27/16

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 […]

01/08/16

Wall Street Dead aHead in the News!

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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.

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 […]

05/09/16

First Grantees of 2016

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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 […]

04/04/16

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!

01/05/16

2nd Annual Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge: A Ski Race to Benefit the Rex Foundation at Squaw Valley

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(view/download pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Registration Is Now Open for the 2nd Annual Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge: A Ski Race to Benefit the Rex Foundation at Squaw Valley on Friday, April 1, 2016 San Francisco, January 6, 2016 – The Rex Foundation is pleased to formally announce the 2nd Annual Fire on the […]

12/30/15

Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge Returns!

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Get tickets through Eventbrite We’re delighted to announce that tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 6 for The 2nd Annual  Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge ski race, taking place in Squaw Valley on Friday, April 1, 2016. It’s not just a race, but a test of endurance and strategy, where successful teams will ski/ride in […]

11/13/15

Report From Venice

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The good folks at Innovative Giving Enhancement just sent an update on last month’s Experiential Residency at the Venice Music and Art Biennales, which benefited Rex and offered an unforgettable 10 days to participants. IGE’s Michael Becker reports the event “exceeded all reasonable and even wilder expectations,” and passes along a link to an article […]