Michael Franti

Sara & Michael Franti’s Nonprofit Do It for the Love Announces Second Annual Rocker’s Ball

Michael Franti
Do It For The Love
 presents its second annual Rocker’s Ball fundraiser, an evening of music, healing and inspiration benefiting individuals with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans. The event will include a cocktail reception, an unparalleled three-course dinner by world-renowned chefs, live musical performances from Michael Franti & Spearhead, Vintage Trouble and other special guests, and exciting silent and live auctions items featuring one-of-a- kind experiences, collectible wines, musical memorabilia and luxurious trips.

Michael Franti is a musician, filmmaker, and humanitarian who is recognized as a pioneering force in the music industry. Long known for his globally conscious lyrics, powerful performances, and dynamic live shows, Franti has continually been at the forefront of lyrical activism, using his music as a positive force for change.  He and his wife, Sara Agah Franti, founded Do It For the Love in 2013.  The nonprofit organization’s mission is to bring people with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to see live music.

The event will be –  Friday, November 17, 2017, 6:30 PM

The current sponsors and partners are Levi’s, Ca’Momi Wines, BottleRock, The Golden State Warriors, Double Cross Vodka and Williams-Sonoma. Sponsorship packages ranging from $5,000 to $60,000 and a limited number of $1,000 individual tickets are available. For information and to purchase sponsorships or tickets, visit www.doitforthelove.org/rockersball2017.

Proceeds from the event will support Do It For The Love’s mission to bring people with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans to see live music. Co-founders Michael and Sara Franti started Do It For The Love in 2013 because they wanted to bring the healing power of music to those who need it most.  The organization’s mission is to give the gift of live music to inspire joy, connectedness and a positive, potentially life-changing experience to as many people in need as possible.

To date, Do It For The Love has granted over 1,300 musical wishes to attend concerts ranging from Motley Crue to Ziggy Marley, Stevie Wonder to Train, Kenny Chesney to Paul McCartney. Whenever possible, the experience includes a meet and greet with the artist. Wish grants include concert tickets for the recipient and up to three friends, family or caregivers.

To learn more about Do It For The Love and the Rocker’s Ball, visit www.doitforthelove.org        

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