Wilco HQ received a nice note this morning from our friends at Farmer Foodshare down in Chapel Hill, NC. They were recently awarded a multi-year operational grant to help with organizational growth. Wilco worked with them last September (2011) leading up to the band’s show at the Raleigh Ampitheatre. We’re happy to see their hard
In light of the recent floods in Duluth, Wilco decided to lend a helping hand to flood victims left in need. All proceeds from the Duluth and Rochester, MN show posters were donated to Red Cross Northland Chapter to help fund relief in the Duluth area. Posters designed by Minneapolis-based Florafauna. The can be found for purchase in the Wilco store.
Wilco ongoing support of Oxfam continues through a recent $10,000 donation to help Oxfam’s efforts battling the severe famine in Africa’s Sahel Region. The donation is made in conjunction with Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Patrick Sansone and Glenn Kotche’s participation in Neil Finn’s 7 Worlds Collide Project. Learn more about the album The Sun Came Out HERE.
Wilco has teamed up with Headcount & Patagonia to help get people registered to vote, learn where candidates stand on environmental issues, and vote their way to a the world in which we all want to live. The campaign includes a super cool exclusive benefit t-shirt and a download “Whole Love” (rec. live in Santa
Wilco joined forces with Out of Print Clothing, Veer & HOW to create a special limited-edition shirt to help benefit the literacy group 826 National. Shirt front boasts the dust jacket by Edward McKnight Kauffer. The back is a Wilco-inspired graphic created through an open design competition. Shirts are available in our store, both in
Note: The cassettes have sold out. dBpm Records has partnered with the Hipstamatic iPhone app to create 10 unique covers for a cassette tape version of The Whole Love, using user-submitted photos chosen by the band. A limited edition of 200 total, the Wilco Store has acquired just over half of all copies made. Sale
Farm Aid works with local, regional and national organizations to promote fair farm policies and grassroots organizing campaigns designed to defend and bolster family farm agriculture. This year Farm Aid has joined with hundreds of organizations across the country on the Just Label It campaign to call on the Food and Drug Administration to mandate
A film about two people’s paths from prison, homelessness, and addiction, through a revolutionary kitchen training program in Washington D.C.. Wilco was among the 386 backers who pledged $42,008 to bring this project to life. For more information about the film and the project, visit here.