Earth Wind & Fire’s Philip Bailey To Hold Dec. 3 Foster Youth Benefit

Philip Bailey’s Music Is Unity (MIU) Foundation will kick-off the holiday season with its first annual virtual fundraiser to ben
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Earth, Wind & Fire lead singer Philip Bailey’s Music Is Unity (MIU) Foundation will kick-off the holiday season with its first annual virtual fundraiser to benefit foster youth.

The benefit gala will be sponsored by Woodford Reserve and includes a special holiday performance by the Grammy Award-winning music icon. Hosted by Washington, DC’s DJ Sheesh and DJ Flava, aka Rudy Davis, the evening will feature a fun-filled make-your-own cocktail reception, wine tasting with Mount Peak Wineries viticulturist Brenae Royal, plus an audience-led Q&A with Mr. Bailey on Thursday, December 3 at 7 pm, EST.

Tickets to the MIU Gala are available via Event Brite.com.

Proceeds from the Music Is Unity Virtual Holiday Gala will benefit foster youth in drastic need of care, food, shelter, and other resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will be distributed to non-profit foster care agencies including, Foster Youth in ActionRise Above Foundation: HomeElevating Connections Home | Kids In The Spotlight Beyond Emancipation.

“As we count down the days to end a challenging year, we also celebrate our strength, resiliency, and hopes for the future,” said Philip Bailey. “The Music Is Unity Foundation is ending the year with a renewed focus on our mission for a brighter future for our emancipated foster youth.”

Founded in 2007 by Philip Bailey and his daughter Trinity Bailey, the Music Is Unity Foundation (MIU) is a leading non-profit dedicated to helping young people thrive as they transition out of the foster system. The organization provides financial support to numerous non-profit agencies that provide programming and support to help foster youth transition successfully into adulthood. MIU offers grants, scholarships, and access to music education through its Backstage Soundcheck program. A percentage of ticket sales from Earth, Wind & Fire concerts are designated for the Music Is Unity Foundation; other funding sources include individuals and corporations. For more information about MIU, visit www.musicisunity.org.

Earth, Wind & Fire friends, fans, and the general public are invited to purchase a ticket to attend the Music Is Unity Gala and help support MIU’s mission. Tickets are currently on sale at Event Brite.com.

Mount Peak Wineries will offer one cent shipping on all orders over fifty dollars to MIU Gala attendees www.thebarrelroom.com.

The Music Is Unity Foundation’s mission is to financially support agencies that provide programming that enhances the ability of foster youth to transition successfully to adulthood. A percentage of ticket sales from Earth, Wind & Fire concerts are designated for the Music Is Unity Foundation; other sources of funding include individuals and corporations.

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