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    Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:22:35

    Aaron Lewis Raises $250,000 for His Charity - Find out what he supports + how you can, too!

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    • Aaron Lewis - In some ways, Staind's triumphant set at "Epicenter 2011" is emblematic of their journey. They were never into press posturing, awards show bullshit, or trying to be something they're not. They write timeless songs like "Eyes Wide Open", "Spleen", "Mudshovel", and "Something to Remind You" and kick teeth in when they hit stage. Isn't that everything a hard rock band should do? Well, they do it better than anyone… - Rick Florino
    • Aaron Lewis - In some ways, Staind's triumphant set at "Epicenter 2011" is emblematic of their journey. They were never into press posturing, awards show bullshit, or trying to be something they're not. They write timeless songs like "Eyes Wide Open", "Spleen", "Mudshovel", and "Something to Remind You" and kick teeth in when they hit stage. Isn't that everything a hard rock band should do? Well, they do it better than anyone… - Rick Florino

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    The fourth annual Aaron Lewis & Friends Benefit Concert, held on June 27, and the third annual Aaron Lewis Invitational Golf Tournament, held on August 9, raised a combined total of $250,000 for the It Takes a Community Foundation (ITAC).

    Congrats to Lewis and co. for their huge charity haul this past summer.

    ITAC is a charity founded by Lewis and his wife in 2010. One hundred percent of the proceeds were donated to the foundation, which helps to revive rural communities across New England by providing assistance that strengthens, enriches and preserves local towns. The foundation supports initiatives that improve community life — particularly the lives of children — within rural areas.

    "It Takes a Community began when my wife and I joined with neighbors in our small adopted hometown to keep the doors of our community school open after state funding was eliminated due to district consolation," explained the singer. "It started out as something very personal and close-to-home, but is morphing into something bigger. If we can make a difference in our little corner of Massachusetts, couldn't we give additional worthy organizations in our area a similar leg up?"

    Support ITAC!

    Check out more info on the foundation at itacf.org.

    What can you do to support Aaron Lewis and ITAC?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    09.12.14



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