All Press Releases for May 09, 2014

Rock Your World Concert Raises $40K for Haiti and Women's Charities

100 percent of proceeds go to Hope for Haiti Foundation and Dew4Him Ministries.

    CARY, NC, May 09, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On a pleasant Friday evening under a big tent in front of RallyPoint Sport Grill, hundreds of music fans and supporters gathered for the Fourth Annual Rock Your World free benefit concert featuring Davis Messina Band, Band of Brothers and Sidewinder. Organizers announced that the event raised more than $40,000 for Hope for Haiti Foundation and Dew4Him Ministries.

In addition to great music, the May 2 event featured emcee Gerald Owens of WRAL, celebrity bartenders, a huge silent auction, prizes and more. One-hundred percent of proceeds will be distributed to the two charity organizations.

Hope for Haiti Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in North Carolina and a licensed Haiti NGO, with volunteers and supporters all over the United States and Haiti. The Foundation's work impacts individual Haitians, empowering them to act and change their own nation. Already, there are native Haitians making a difference as nurses, ministers and teachers. For more information, call 919-371-8791 or visit

Dew4Him Ministries exists to serve women who have found themselves in less than desirable life circumstances and are challenged by past choices that have created significant barriers to a successful life. The nonprofit seeks to provide practical and spiritual life skills training combined with personal mentoring, work force readiness, and financial education. For more information, call 919-868-5931 or visit

Event sponsors included Tito's Handmade Vodka, Landshark, PowerSecure, Cary Magazine, Bost Custom Homes, RallyPoint Sport Grill, MasterWorks Custom Cabinets, VisiQuate, Turner Asphalt and Kitchen and Bath Galleries.

"We want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, the bands, and everyone who came out to enjoy a good time and help raise money for these two amazing organizations," said Mark Martyak, one of the event organizers. "We are truly blessed to enjoy such great support."

For more information about the Rock Your World benefit concert, visit or follow @RYWRaleigh on Twitter.

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