The Austin City Limits Music Festival has always made a commitment to doing the right thing for our city, our earth and the people we share it with. So, as we witnessed our friends, families and neighbors in Central Texas lose everything to the recent wildfires, we knew we needed to come up with a big plan. This weekend, we have a chance to do something monumental, and we need your help! Here’s how:
On Friday, September 16th from 10AM–6PM The Do Good Bus will be parked at The Volunteer Headquarters on Barton Springs Road, across from the Barton Springs Entrance (see map). Volunteers will be collecting donations for The Red Cross of Central Texas and The Texas Wildfire Relief Fund.
Artists playing the ACL Festival will be stopping by throughout the day to hang-out and take pictures with all of you do-gooders. Including,
Foster The People
North Mississippi Allstars
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
And more surprises!
Festival organizers C3 Presents have pledged to match every dollar raised on Friday.
The Do Good Bus, a partnership with Foster The People, will be off to their next city and their next adventure, but on Saturday, September 17th & Sunday, September 18th, from 10AM–6PM Festival volunteers, Red Cross and Texas Wildfire Relief fund Volunteers will still be at the Volunteer Headquarters collecting donations. Stop by on your way into the park and give ‘till it hurts! Please donate cash and checks only.
About Our Partners: The Do Good Bus: This unique LA Based Project follows a band from city to city, engaging volunteers in incredible projects.
The Red Cross of Central Texas: Every year the Red Cross responds to over 200 disasters throughout our nine-county area, providing food, clothing, shelter, health and mental health services to disaster victims. Their volunteers work 24-hours a day year round, to make the best of the worst case scenario.
The Texas Wildfire Relief Fund: In Texas 77% of our firefighters are volunteers. These Volunteer fire departments are grossly under-funded and ill equipped. 86% of these volunteers are using their personal funds to meet the day-to-day equipment and supply needs of their department. The Texas Wildfire Relief Fund was established to support these brave volunteers with vital safety equipment and the water, food and fuel necessary to continue battling wildfires.