Philanthropic Partners and Causes

PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERS AND CAUSES
Since it was established in 1971, Hard Rock has been committed to a wide variety of philanthropic causes and activities around the world. Hard Rock International has made it both its business and abiding passion to make the earth a safer, healthier and better place to live. Charitable work will always be integral to "what" Hard Rock "is". A wide range of philanthropic partners have benefited from Hard Rock donations - in the form of dollars, food and beverage, merchandise and volunteer work – including:
TAKE TIME TO BE KIND (Humanitarian)
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families.
Amnesty International
Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
Bombay Teen Challenge
Since 1990, Bombay Teen Challenge has worked to rescue and rehabilitate destitute and desperate people living on the streets and in the red light district of Mumbai. These people include women trapped in prostitution, their at-risk daughters and other girls vulnerable to the sex industry, street children who are in danger of being abused and exploited, abandoned and orphaned by AIDs and HIV positive orphans and those addicted to drugs and alcohol.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Our mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and genetic research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. A minimum of 85 cents of every dollar goes to research and awareness programs.
Caron Keating Foundation
The Caron Keating Foundation is a fund raising charity set-up by Gloria Hunniford and her sons Paul and Michael. We help many cancer charities across the UK.
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children
St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children is a not-for-profit healthcare organization committed to improving the health and quality of life for children with special needs and their families.
Children of Restaurant Employees (CORE)
Children Of Restaurant Employees, Ltd., (CORE), a non-profit organization focused on educating and encouraging employees in the hospitality industry with children who have life-threatening medical conditions.
City of Joy
City of Joy Aid is a non profit humanitarian organization dedicated to helping some of the world's most underprivileged. Based in Calcutta, India, this network of clinics, schools, rehabilitation centers and hospital boats has brought relief to the poorest of the poor since 1981.
Crossroads Center
Founded by Eric Clapton, Crossroads Center is an International Centre of Excellence for the treatment of alcohol, drugs and other addictive disorders.
David Lynch Foundation
The David Lynch Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities including Transcendental Meditation, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; American Indians suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and high suicide rates; homeless men participating in reentry programs striving to overcome addictions; and incarcerated juveniles and adults.
Fundacion Pies Descalzos
Pies Descalzos Foundation (Bare Feet Foundation) is a Colombian charity founded by Shakira in 1997 with special schools for children in need all over Colombia. Programs and services offer genuine solutions to improve the children's quality of life, and recognize and respect their basic rights and treat them as worthy individuals.
Global Angels
Global Angels is an innovative international children's charity championing the needs of children around the world. We have an ambitious vision to inspire millions of people, from all walks of life, to become 'Angels' , by putting their compassion into action.
Habitat For Humanity
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit organization that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.
Holster Project
Music to educate, inspire individual action and promote collective solutions to global human issues.
Hope North
Hope North is a 40-acre campus in northern Uganda where refugees, orphans and former child soldiers find a place to call home. It is a living and learning community with an accredited secondary school, vocational training center and full time Ugandan staff of fifteen.
Make A Wish Foundation ®
Our Mission:  We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
MPP HAITI
Mouvman Peyizan Papay (MPP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to work toward social justice and improvement of quality of life in Haiti.
Music for Relief
Founded by two-time Grammy winning/multi-platinum rock band Linkin Park,Music for Relief is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid to victims of natural disasters and the prevention of such disasters. Since its inception in 2005, Music for Relief has brought the musicians, music industry professionals, and fans together to help survivors of multiple disasters across four continents including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, hurricane Katrina, China's Wenchuan earthquake, a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the 2011 earthquake & tsunami in Japan. Music for Relief also supports environmental programs as a means of disaster risk mitigation including the planting of over 1 million trees to help reduce global warming. In support of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Music for Relief and Linkin Park launched the Power the World campaign to help bring clean energy solutions to the 1.3 Billion people worldwide who have no access to electricity.
Musicians On Call
Musicians On Call is a non-profit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. Since 1999, Musicians On Call has played for over 95,000 individuals.
Music Rising
Music Rising is a campaign that was launched to rescue the musical culture of the Central Gulf region of the United States from the destruction caused by the catastrophic hurricanes of the summer of 2005 by replacing the musical instruments lost or destroyed in the deluge. It was created in November of 2005 by The Edge, Bob Ezrin and Henry Juszkiewicz.
Nordoff Robbins - UK
Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy is a charitable foundation which provides music therapy for children and adults in need, training for people who want to become music therapists or further their education, research, and fundraising for the charity.
Pathfinder Academy
Pathfinder Academy moulds its pupils to be responsible citizens of tomorrow. Our school motto is" Do My Honest Part". The school aims at turning out children who will help build Kenya into an enviable nation. Apart from the national education system, our school offers pupils and parents courses on the Joy of Spontaneous Delight, Joy of Teaching Responsibility and the Joy of the Earth. Through the Joy of the Earth curriculum pupils are introduced to GROW BIOINTENSIVE (organic) farming.
Pattanarak Foundation
The Pattanarak Foundation is a non-governmental organization working with disadvantaged populations in the rural border areas of Thailand.
Peace First
Peace First is dedicated to building effective school climates by focusing on two major efforts within a school: teaching children the skills of conflict resolution and civic engagement; and providing educators with the critical skills and knowledge to integrate social-emotional learning into the school's curriculum and culture.
Roots & Shoots
The Roots & Shoots program is about making positive change happen—for our communities, for animals and for the environment.
Vicente Ferrer Foundation
The Vicente Ferrer Foundation is an NGDO (non-governmental development organization) committed to the process of transforming the poorest and most needy areas of Andhra Pradesh in southeast India.
WhyHunger / Artists Against Hunger & Poverty
WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.
SAVE THE PLANET (Environmental)
Arbor Day Foundation
Our Mission: We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. Our Vision: We envision a world where trees and forests are abundant, healthy, and sustainable, and highly valued by all people.
Farm Aid
Working to keep family farmers on their land, Farm Aid brings together family farmers and citizens to guarantee family farm food is available to you. Farm Aid's mission is to build a vibrant family-farm centered system of agriculture in America.
Sustainable BioDiesel Alliance
SBA Mission Statement "To create a better world through sustainable, community-based biodiesel" The Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance (SBA) is a non-profit organization created to promote sustainable biodiesel practices, including the harvesting, production and distribution of biodiesel fuels. The ultimate goal is to create best practice standards for verifying that all points in the production and distribution chain are in compliance with the SBA's certification standards.
Wildlife Conservation Society / Cotton Conservation Initiative (CCI)
The Conservation Cotton Initiative (CCI), a program run by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). CCI will help lift African farmers out of poverty by providing education on environmentally-friendly land management, promoting organic cotton growing techniques, linking farmers to better paying markets, and integrating farming with wildlife conservation.
ALL IS ONE (Organizations)
GRAMMYs / National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
Nearing 50 years of celebrating music through the GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy continues its rich legacy and ongoing growth as the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community. The GRAMMYs are the only peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position.
Grammy Museum
The GRAMMY Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music and the history.
LATIN GRAMMYs / Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc. is a unique, multinational membership-based association composed of music industry professionals, musicians, producers, engineers and other creative and technical recording professionals who are dedicated to improving the quality of life and the cultural condition for Latin music and its makers both inside and outside the United States.
Country Music Awards
Recognized worldwide as "Country Music's Biggest Night®," the CMA Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement for Country Music artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives who work in America's most popular music genre.
MusicCares
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
Gibson Foundation
Founded in 2002, the Gibson Foundation is committed to making the world a better place for children by creating, developing and supporting programs and other non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance education, music and the arts, the environment and health & welfare causes.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Every year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum welcomes visitors from all 50 states and 100 countries the world over. Since we opened our doors in 1995, we've worked hard to live up to our reputation as the preeminent home for the celebration and study of rock and roll music.
Heard The World
The Heard the World Fund is a charitable entity created by the band, O.A.R., to support youth, education and sustainable programs both in the U.S. and abroad.