FOB launch the Fall Out Boy Fund to give back to Chicago
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Fall Out Boy are announcing the launch of the Fall Out Boy Fund, a charitable effort from the band aimed as way to "give back to Chicago." Check out more info on the new fund—including how you can be a part of it—and read the band's latest tweets about the Fall Out Boy Fund!
As tweeted by Fall Out Boy on Thursday, the band are kicking things off for the fund by "donating and teaming up with Back To The Roots to provide 20,000 elementary school kids in the Chicago area with food education."
In addition, the band will be utilizing their upcoming M A N I A Tour to "honor local champions" in each city as a Champion Of The M A N I A Tour. "Each city will have its own champion who will be honored on stage during our show," the band tweets. "A way for us to honor local champions. Kind, generous, brave people who are helping change the world for the better."
You can nominate someone as a Champion Of The M A N I A Tour here!
To nominate a Champion Of The M A N I A Tour, post a photo or video on Instagram with the hashtag #FOBChampion telling the band why your nominee selection should be the champion of your city! Submit the Instagram link to the form located at Fall Out Boy's Champion Of The M A N I A Tour website, linked above, and don't forget to included the name of your city. The winners will then be chosen and contacted a week before the show in their locale.
Check out the complete list of cities and dates for Fall Out Boy's impending M A N I A tour directly below, and get your tickets for the shows here. $1 from every ticket sold on the tour will also go back into the Fall Out Boy Fund!
Fall Out Boy tour dates:
10/20 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
10/21 - St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
10/22 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
10/24 - Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
10/25 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
10/27 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
10/28 - Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/29 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
11/02 - Fairfax, VA @ EagleBank Arena
11/03 - Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
11/04 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
11/05 - Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
11/07 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
11/08 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
11/10 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
11/12 - Seattle, WA @ KeyArena
11/14 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
11/15 - San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
11/17 - Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
11/18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Fall Out Boy have been demonstrating their knack for charitable causes of late: The group previously announced that proceeds from the M A N I A Tour's Houston show will go towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Read the band's Twitter thread detailing the new Fall Out Boy Fund right here:
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