MORE THAN JUST A ROCK CONCERT
Ever since the first festival in 1991, Lollapalooza has always been a place where music fans can learn more about how to help the world around them.
Whether it’s becoming more environmentally conscious, registering to vote or saving a life through a bone marrow match, Lolla Cares brings together the best of the world’s organizations and puts them in front of 100,000 festival fans to bring awareness to amazing causes.
Check out our 2019 Organizations below!
Amnesty International is a global movement of millions of people demanding human rights for all – no matter who they are or where they are. Amnesty works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied. Text “RIGHTS” to 21333 to get involved!Visit Website
Everytown is a movement of Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities.Visit Website
To prevent gun violence in underserved communities, by creating safe spaces for healing, changing behaviors. Also giving direct support to teens in neighborhoods that have suffered from gun violence by hosting healing circles, peace walks, honoring victims, and peer mediated conflict resolution.Visit Website
HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. We reach young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – to inform and empower.Visit Website
Hope For The Day achieves proactive suicide prevention by providing outreach and mental health education.Visit Website
Intuit is a nonprofit museum dedicated to celebrating the power of outsider art. Intuit defines “intuitive and outsider art” as work of artists who demonstrate little influence from the mainstream art world and who instead are motivated by their unique personal visions.Visit Website
At Love Hope Strength (LHS), our mission is to save lives, one concert at a time. We believe that all people deserve quality cancer care, a marrow donor if needed, and most importantly, hope. At LHS, we believe in offering real hope to people currently living with cancer.Visit Website
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.Visit Website
ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030 so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.Visit Website
OurMusicMyBody is a campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment in the music scene. We believe everyone deserves to feel comfortable and safe when at a concert/festival. We work with festival and venue staff, musicians, and music fans to create fun and consensual music experiences for all.Visit Website
Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. Oxfam’s approach is about tackling the conditions that cause poverty in the first place, rather than the distribution of material goods.Visit Website
PAWS Chicago is a national model in No Kill animal sheltering, committed to bringing an end to the killing of homeless cats and dogs. As Chicagoland’s largest No Kill shelter, and one of the largest in the nation, PAWS has helped to reduce the number of homeless pets killed in the city by 91% since its founding in 1997.Visit Website
Uniting around the music we love, tackling the environmental and social issues we face, REVERB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering millions of individuals to take action toward a better future for people and the planet through direct action at concerts. We partner with artists, festivals, and venues to reduce the environmental footprint of live music and touring while engaging the music community – music-makers and music-lovers – to create real, positive change.Visit Website
Rock the Earth works with artists, musicians, and their fans to help amplify our shared environmental values and fight for a future worth rocking for.Visit Website
Sensory Access is a nonprofit organization creating amazing experiences for individuals with Sensory difficulties. Everyone should be able to enjoy the thrill of a music festival, & we are here to help autistic individuals immerse themselves in their favorite artist’s music safely.Visit Website
We provide support and info to those who seek comfort and camaraderie of other clean and sober people are Lolla. We only require a desire to stay drug and alcohol free at the festival. We’re people in recovery and help anyone wishing to stay clean, sober and those seeking serenity and fellowship.Visit Website
Our mission is to inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world – and that mission begins at home, on the South Side of Chicago, where we are building the Obama Presidential Center and providing training for emerging leaders.Visit Website
UNICEF USA supports UNICEF’s work, and other efforts in support of the world’s children, through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States.Visit Website
We all live here creates positive and inclusive public art at schools, parks, libraries and community organizations in order to foster a mindset change in our communities. Our projects are designed to be collaboratively produced so that people who participate are proud and want to share their work.Visit Website