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Now approaching the quarter-century mark, the Rex Foundation is the nonprofit the Dead founded in the '80s. Several Rex folks are here already, so I turn the discussion over to them!

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Rex at the Fillmore this Saturday

See you there! (Details at rexfoundation.org).

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And now, an announcement from the Rex Foundation...

30 more years! And more.

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THE DEAD.NET CHALLENGE

I do hearby challenge all the good folks around the world who tune into dead.net to donate $18,ooo dollars to The Rex Foundation in memory of Jerry by years end. I will start us off with a $100 donation. Tell us what you can donate here or if you wish to remain anonymous make sure to include a note when you make your donation saying "dead.net challenge, anonymous donor " and hopefully those dollar amounts can be posted too. We can do this! Yes we can! Yes we can! Magical miracles to all.

Going home, going home, by the waterside I will rest my bones
And listen to the river sing sweet songs to rock my soul

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well...

speaking as one who works on the Rex site, I would heartily encourage you to check out rexfoundation.org for your own self. Here are the most recent grantees..

Also, check out this video from the December 1 Fillmore benefit...

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commercial for Rex Foundation here

W/examples of recent projects funded. Or a link to an article on another site.

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heads up from David Gans re the upcoming GOTV

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Rex Foundation at GOTV

I will be assisting a young musician named Henry Sidle with a presentation he's doing on behalf of the Rex Foundation, Friday at 3:45pm on the Green Vibes Stage. Henry will also play his new song Sunday afternoon on SiriusXM's "Tales form the Golden Road," which we will be broadcasting live 4-6pm from the Rhino/GDP booth in the main merch tent at GOTV .

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I'll bet!

too far for me, but I hope we get a good report and lots of fine pix!

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Who's going to Bill Walton's Dead Tribute?

Tomorrow night at ARCO Arena? Going to be a real fun night!

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So if you had fun at the Giants Jerry tribute

check out Bill Walton's Dead tribute with the Sacramento Kings, also benefiting Rex! February 9 at ARCO Arena. Sacramento Heads take note!

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Jam Cruise and Rex

If you were thinking of starting off next year with the Jam Cruise (and given the lineup, who can blame you...), the promoter is offering a cool way to book your cabin and have some of the proceeds go to Rex--check it out here.

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