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Thanks to our Amazing Local Musicians!!

It's finally here and we couldn't be more excited!! This project started all the way back in February of this year and all of that hard work has delivered us our first album, just in time for Christmas. Now you can ask Santa (or your favorite music service) to deliver this amazing album directly to your home and hearth! We are the jolliest bunch of... volunteers this side of the nuthouse!


Rock 4 Reason would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of the musicians who helped to make the the R4R Christmas Album a reality. As you know, we are surrounded by amazing people who volunteer their time, talent, effort and hearts to helping local families in need, and we could not do any of this without you. Check out all the band links below and discover something special!


2000 Miles

performed by French Blue + 2

All I Want for Christmas is You

performed by Levi Reed

Blue Christmas

performed by Jay Byrd

Baby Please Come Home

performed by Spy Convention

Mary Did You Know

performed by Just Matt

Merry Christmas Darling

performed by Party of 2

O LIttle Town of Bethlehem

performed by AC Jones

Run Run Rudolph

performed by Anvah

Santa Baby

performed by Black Wolf and the Thief

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

performed by The Rock4Reason Troubadours


Your season will be merry with this album streaming on your favorite music service.

Available on:

Apple Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

YouTube Music


All proceeds from the Christmas album sales go directly to helping families in the Mahoning Valley. R4R is a 100% volunteer organization and all of our volunteers rock!!!

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Updated: Dec 15, 2021

Spreading So Much Cheer This Year!

This holiday season is bringing you a sleigh overflowing with goodies! Where did Santa fit it all? We have a new long sleeve Christmas tee, a brand spankin' new Christmas album, and a 2 band live performance to wrap up GivingTuesday! Holy night, that's a lot of awesomeness! To get in on the action, get your scroll on:


R4R T-Shirt Fundraiser

Show off your holiday cheer with this years long sleeve holiday tee!

All proceeds from T-shirt sales go directly to helping local families in the Mahoning Valley. We even use a local company to print the shirts. Thanks Artistics of Warren, OH! This years tee is cheeky and fun and we know you are too! Check out our store to get your personal holiday wrapping.




R4R Christmas Album

Have a hankering for some Christmas jams? We got your fix! We have gathered nine local artists and 1 group of R4R troubadours, to record and deliver holiday happiness to your ears! Your season will be merry with this album streaming on your favorite music service. Check out the R4R Events Blog for more details or go straight to The Shop to get your hands on the digital stylings.


French Blue plus 2 and Party of 2 Live Music Streaming Show

Because you rock, and you are gonna set your alarm to get up early and donate on GivingTuesday morning, R4R is going to thank you on GivingTuesday night. See what donating gets you!

We have lined up 2 local bands for a streaming show on Facebook Live. You can tune in by going to Rock4Reason's Facebook Live page on November 30th, from 6:30-9pm. We can't thank you enough, but we are sure gonna try, with a live music double header!


Facebook and GivingTuesday - Happy Non-Profit Day to Us!!


We know you are awesome, and we have a way to take your awesomeness to the next level. On November 30, 2021 at 8am ET, you will be able to have your donation boosted by Facebook. The donations will be boosted on a first come, first serve basis, so get that coffee going and donate as soon as you can that morning. Here is how it works:






What is happening on Facebook for GivingTuesday?

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. To help raise awareness of charitable causes and encourage donors’ generosity, Meta will match $8 million USD in qualifying donations made on Facebook during GivingTuesday. Matching begins on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 8am Eastern Time. How matching works Matches are made on a first-come, first-served basis and will continue until the $8M USD fund has been met. First: Matching 100% of the first $2M For the first $2million, Meta will match 100% of donations made to qualifying fundraisers. For example, if you donate $10, Meta will also donate $10. Second: Matching 10% after For the remaining $6M, Meta will match 10% of donations made to qualifying fundraisers. For example, if you donate $10, Meta will donate $1. Understand match caps Metta will match donations to qualifying nonprofits up to:

  • $100,000 USD total donations matched per nonprofit

  • $20,000 USD in qualifying donations per donor

When matching will start Matching begins on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 8am Eastern Time. Meta will continue matching qualifying donations to nonprofits until the $8M match runs out.


Who is eligible for matching?

Any US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization eligible to receive donations on Facebook may be matched. That's R4R!


See what we mean, this is a really big deal.

So, repeat after me: "On November 30th, 2021 at 8am ET, I will be awake and on my computer, smartphone, tablet or similar device. I will log onto Facebook and click on the Rock4Reason GivingTuesday link. I will be amped up on breakfast food and lots of caffeine and ready to smash the donate button to make sure my dollars make it into the 100% match batch. I am an incredible person and I want to help local families when they need it most!" It's true, you are incredible!!


Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.


You Rock!!!

Whew, you made it to the end of this blog. you are an incredible person! We know that we can't do any of this without all of your generosity!

Thank you for helping us, help those in need.


-The Rock4Reason Team


Rock4Reason is 100% volunteer. This ensures that all money raised goes directly back to local families in the Mahoning Valley that are battling cancer or are coping with terminal illness. If you, or someone you know, needs assistance, contact us through our 4Support page.

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Events, raffles, merchandise and sponsors are some of the ways we raise money for local families.  Check back often to find out about upcoming events, raffles and more.  Visit the shop for merchandise, event tickets and raffle items when available.  Don't miss out!! Scroll down to see all of our upcoming events!!​

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