The items are being auctioned with all bands donating proceeds to Act Blue which is an organization splitting funds evenly between numerous bail funds, activist organizations and more.
Creeper are hosting their own auction while the other four bands are doing a joint auction separately.
The English punk rock band are putting forward numerous stage worn jackets, lyric sheets, pins, cassettes, vinyl and more. You can place a bid in their auction here.
today we are auctioning some very sentimental items to raise money for protestors in the Black Lives Matter movement.
we stand with you.
100% of money raised will be going here- https://t.co/ahjT5CXc7q
— C R E E P E R (@creepercultuk) June 3, 2020
The joint raffle between the four hardcore bands includes a bundle of rare vinyl pressings.
Code Orange are contributing test press copies of Underneath and Forever while Every Time I Die are offering a Salem 7-inch. Turnstile are putting in a Time and Space test press too and Vein are giving an Errorzone test press.
One person will be taking home all of the vinyl and a handful of others are receiving merch from one of the participating bands. Raffle tickets cost $10 and can be purchased here.
The raffle has already brought in thousands of dollars and counting. If you’d like to make a donation directly to Act Blue, head here.
STAND TALL. STAND TOGETHER. @TURNSTILEHC @everytimeidie @VEINBAND joint test press bundle raffle
all proceeds go here: https://t.co/txbWmg9LS2
purchase at:https://t.co/zBcJSfnRCO pic.twitter.com/nP12JdfXAV
— Code Orange (@codeorangetoth) June 2, 2020
— Code Orange (@codeorangetoth) June 3, 2020
very strong, beautiful raffle. tremendous raffle one of the best- in fact I think and a lot of people are saying it- the best we’ve ever seenhttps://t.co/GVOF4XGID3
— keith buckley (@deathoftheparty) June 2, 2020
Live raffle for a cause we believe in and with bands we’re proud to call our friends. https://t.co/U1aEdwXohY
— Every Time I Die (@everytimeidie) June 3, 2020
— TURNSTILE (@TURNSTILEHC) June 2, 2020
— VEIN (@VEINBAND) June 2, 2020
If you’re looking for ways to donate and show support to the Black Lives Matter movement as well as the protesters involved, there are many ways you can do so.
The Minnesota Freedom Fund was previously looking for donations but asked for a pause on donations on June 2. They are directing people looking to help to Reclaim the Block’s list of organizations that could use support at this time. You can head here to see that list and show your support.
To show support through donations, connect with grassroots campaigns and obtain resources for allies, please refer to the links below.
Help the family of George Floyd here.
Fight for Breonna Taylor here.
Help the family of Ahmaud Arbery here.
To sign petitions for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and more, click here.
Donate to one or more community bail funds for protesters here.
Click here for more resources for protestors including pro-bono lawyers.
Visit Movement For Black Lives for additional ways you can help the cause.
Click here to connect with leaders building grassroots campaigns.
Here are some anti-racism resources for allies who want to learn more.
For other ways to donate, please head here.