In celebration of their 20th Anniversary and in the spirit of holiday giving, Wilco handpicked twenty community organizations to receive 20% of sales in the webstore from Nov. 17 through Dec. 12. Nearly $8,000 were raised collectively. Get to know the beneficiaries: Gateway Greening Intonation Music Workshop DC Central Kitchen The Chicago Lighthouse for People
Four autographed Wilco posters and a photograph (shot by Zoran Orlic) were recently auctioned off at a two-night charity concert benefitting Chicago, IL, non-profit Rock For Kids. Altogether, the items raised approximately $1,500 for the organization. Rock For Kids provides music education to underserved children in Chicago, sparking creativity and passion, teaching critical thinking, supporting academic
A fine-art photography book of Elliott Landy’s photographs of The Band—featuring both his iconic and never-before-seen images. Wilco’s support was among the 882 backers who pledged $193,626 to help bring this project to life. For more information about this project, visit here.
The Stage at KDHX will be a beacon for artistic independence in the heart of the country, showcasing new artists and old favorites. Wilco was among 635 backers who pledged $58,520 to help bring this project to life. To learn more about the Campaign for KDHX and the project, visit here.
In the recent Don Quixote Project Jeff Tweedy, Wilco HQ, Out of Print Clothing & Veer joined forces to have some fun and help out a good cause. Jeff selected a t-shirt design from one of his favorite books, Don Quixote, and contestants submitted designs to pair up on the back of the tee. The public voted
Wilco’s donation of two signed posters and drumsticks raised nearly $600 for Food Bank of Western New York‘s Feed the City Concert. Totally the benefit raised $25,000. The Food Bank can purchase seven pounds of food for every one dollar. So in effect Wilco’s contribution alone raised nearly 4200 pounds of food to help feed the hungry. Learn more about Food
Two autographed Wilco show posters were recently auctioned off with all proceeds going to Project Rescue Chicago (PRC). A total of $980 were raised for PRC. Project Rescue Chicago is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009 by three long-time animal rescue volunteers. They are an all-breed group dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of
A autographed & framed Wilco tour poster from June, 25 2012 recently was auctioned off and raised $430 for the Grammy Foundation / MusiCares Foundation. The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture — from the artistic and technical legends
A signed show poster and pair of Glenn Kotche’s drumsticks were recently auctioned off to raise money for Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. Sweet Relief helps support musicians in need of help paying for medical care, food, utilities and housing. Some specific needs this auction is helping are – • Chemotherapy treatment for stage 4
An autographed show poster and 7″ of “I Might” were recently auctioned off to help our friends at the African Well Fund. All proceeds from both these auctions (a total of $688) went directly towards African Well Fund’s newest project which seeks to provide over 1,800 students and community members with clean water, sanitation facilities, and