Louisville, Kentucky (December 14, 2016) – The 6th annual “Give-A-Jam to End Homelessness” will be held on Tuesday, December 20 beginning at 6:00pm at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and include $10 worth of food and drink tickets. They can be purchased at cliftoncenter.tix.com.
The emcee for the night will be WFPK DJ Laura Shine. The lineup of local musicians who will perform at the event is listed below. Please note that the schedule is tentative and subject to change:
6:00pm – John Gage
6:25pm – Billy Goat Strut Revue
6:50pm – Hound of the Buskervilles
7:20pm – Bluegrass Meets Jazz
7:50pm – Tanita Gaines
8:20pm – Small Time Napoleon
8:45pm – Tyrone Cotton
9:20pm – Relic
9:50pm – Appalatin
Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on a variety of auction items including:
UL basketball tickets
a Kentucky Lottery package
a box of imported Oliva Bella imported oils and prepared food
an Indian cuisine dinner for eight, and
gift certificates to local restaurants including Molly Malones, Ramiros and Bistro 1860.
A cash bar and an array of soups and stews from local restaurants including Buck’s, Crave Cafe and Catering, The Irish Rover, Jack Fry’s, Lilly’s, Shady Lane Café, Uptown Café, and Volare will also be available.
Tickets can be purchased: online at www.louhomeless.org or at cliftoncenter.tix.com; in person at Carmichael’s Book Store (2720 Frankfort Avenue); by calling Carmichael’s at (502) 896-6950; or in person at the box office on the evening of the event. The event has sold out in years’ past so advanced tickets are encouraged. Limited parking is available on site at the Clifton Center, and additional on-street parking can be found nearby. Those who need to park near the Clifton Center are encouraged to arrive early. Anyone needing additional assistance can contact the Clifton Center in advance at (502) 896-8480, ext. 301.
Each of the musicians, artists, and restaurant chefs are donating their time and talent, the sound and lighting equipment and services is also being provided at no charge, and the event will be staffed entirely by volunteers – all to ensure that all proceeds go to support the Coalition for the Homeless’ efforts to end chronic homelessness in our community. In its first five years, the annual event has raised over $100,000 from ticket sales, auction items, and donations for the Coalition’s Rx: Housing campaign, which aims to house the most vulnerable homeless persons on the streets of Metro Louisville.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.louhomeless.org.
About the Coalition for the Homeless
The Coalition for the Homeless, located at 1300 S. 4th Street, Suite 250, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to prevent and eliminate homelessness in Louisville. The Coalition has a three-pronged approach to this mission: advocacy, education, and coordination of their 31 member agencies who provide a variety of services to the homeless throughout the city. The Coalition won the 2014 Center for Nonprofit Excellence’s Art of Social Innovation Pyramid Award for its Bed One-Stop Program. For more information, visit www.louhomeless.org, call (502) 636-9550, or find The Coalition for the Homeless on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LouHomeless.