Blink-182, Pierce the Veil, more donate to hurricane relief—here’s how you can helpSeptember 5, 2017
[Photos by: Pierce the Veil/Sleeping With Sirens/Twitter]
Pierce the Veil, Blink-182, Switchfoot and more have come together to raise money and awareness towards Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. From donating merch proceeds to putting on benefit shows, our scene has banded together during this time of devastation to do what they can for those affected by the flooding.
See how artists, labels and more are getting involved and how you can show your support below.
UPDATE: Fall Out Boy have announced that, in addition to donating all proceeds from their upcoming Houston date of the M A N I A Tour to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, they'll be donating all proceeds from their special, limited edition T-shirt to support the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
— Fall Out Boy (@falloutboy) September 3, 2017
Mark Hoppus' clothing line, Hi My Name Is Mark, is encouraging people to clean out their closet and send their donated clothing to Houston. This is a great way to get involved if you want to help but are short on cash! You can get more details here.
— Fall Out Boy (@falloutboy) August 31, 2017
— blink-182 (@blink182) August 31, 2017
— Pierce The Veil (@piercetheveil) September 1, 2017
Victory Records and four of their bands from Texas are raising money with their own special limited edition shirt. Seeker, Shattered Sun, Darkness Divided, and Reverend Horton Heat are all featured on the back of this “Texas Strong” T-shirt. Pre-order the shirt here.
Switchfoot teamed up with Lifehouse to release a brand-new track called “Shine Like Gold” where all proceeds from purchase of the track will go to Houston's recovery efforts in partnership with Food For The Hungry. You can catch the premiere of the track on People.com, and purchase the song here.
Yoshiki of X Japan made a $25,000 donation to the Red Cross, saying he considers America his “second home.” His non-profit organization, Yoshiki Foundation America, has supported many wonderful causes and currently has a donation button where you too can make a pledge.
I'm sending my prayers from Japan to the victims of #HurricaneHarvey. USA is my second home. Yoshiki Foundation America will make a $25,000 donation to help the people of #Houston. Please click the Red Cross link in my bio to donate what you can. #EveryLittleBitHelps #PrayForHouston #HoustonStrong #HurricaneHarveyReliefFund #RedCross
— CONVICTIONS (@ConvictionsRock) September 1, 2017
Bless The Fall's Beau Bokan has decided to create a limited run of the pink shirt he wore all summer on Vans Warped Tour. His clothing line, Golden Hearts, has the item availabe for pre-order through Sept 10, with all proceeds going to United Way of Greater Houston, Feeding Texas, and Houston Humane Society. Pre-order the tee here.
— SPOOKY W/ SIRENS (@mauriokart) September 1, 2017
— Motionless In White (@MIWband) September 1, 2017
— Garrett Russell (@SilentGarrett) September 2, 2017
Our thoughts go out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey and their families.