In February of 2017, we announced the formation of All Within My Hands. The Foundation aims to assist and enrich the lives of members of the communities who have supported the band for years, as well as encourage participation from fans and friends. All funds raised will be donated to a cross-section of national and local charities... every penny from your donations will go directly to our charity partners.
May 3, 2021: Month of Giving is back and better than ever!
From limited-edition merch to a special auction, from fan fundraising contests to corporate matches, plus some surprises we have in store, May 2021 is sure to be both massive fun and a huge help for communities in need! Every dollar raised will be split between our partners Direct Relief and Feeding America. Read more >>
Metallica donated $75,000 to Feeding America to support Texans impacted by last month's disastrous winter storms. The band's All Within My Hands non-profit provided the donation to make sure that food banks in communities impacted by the February blizzards in the South that left millions without power and safe drinking water for weeks could get much-needed aid to those in need of food and supplies.
Christopher Needham had a difficult upbringing and “had to do what I had to do to make ends meet.” But his life is now a bit easier thanks to his determination, a scholarship from Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation, graduation from Polk State College as a Metallica Scholar, and employment as a machinist with JC Machine, Inc.
ORLANDO, Fla. — From scraps of metal, just a few sparks can make a masterpiece - all through welding.
A Valencia College student, Emma-Lynn Ponds, is building so much more than just a career through the art of welding as a Metallica Scholar.
Live Music and the Fight Against Hunger
At every tour stop, either All Within My Hands or Metallica have donated a portion of ticket sales to a local food bank or community service organization. In November of both 2018 and 2020, AWMH held its signature benefit: The Helping Hands Concert & Auction. As with all AWMH fundraisers, 100% of proceeds from ticket sales, the auctions, and event merch went directly to the Foundation.
Metallica Scholars and Workforce Education
Following a stellar inaugural year with results including job placement rates exceeding 90%, year two of the Metallica Scholars Initiative added five more community colleges and served over a thousand students. All 15 schools each received $100,000 toward programs designed to support students training to enter the American workforce.
Monthly Auctions for Collectible Memorabilia
On the first Tuesday of every month, AWMH conducts fundraisers typically in the form of auctions, which are now hosted on Givergy! These fundraisers allow fans to bid on unique Metallica experiences and autographed Metallica memorabilia. All proceeds from these fundraisers benefit All Within My Hands and help further the Foundation’s work in the areas of food insecurity, workforce education, and critical local services.
Supporting AWMH through Metallica Store Sales
Purchasing select Metallica live recordings and merchandise is a great way for fans to show their support of AWMH. Whether recordings from the Helping Hands Benefits, The ABCs of Metallica children’s book, or a limited-edition t-shirt, proceeds from sales of these products go back to the Foundation and help AWMH fulfill its mission.