The entertainment industry continues its ramp-up of COVID-19 relief with the latest announcement from the heavy metal band Metallica and its U.S.-based charity All Within My Hands for a “Month of Giving” initiative.
The band’s All Within My Hands foundation are spearheading the initiative, which has been inspired by this week’s #GivingTuesdayNow campaign — which was organised as “a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19”.
Drummer Lars Ulrich outlines four organizations the band will be supporting throughout the month.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spoke with Ulrich this week as part of the Leading Through Change virtual event series. They spoke about connecting with fans from home, getting through this time, and what he’s doing to help others via Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation.
On April 10, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Restaurant Association, announced the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund had received an overwhelming 60,000 applications and would be unable to take more applications.
In the wake of the spread of the Coronavirus, the most vulnerable people in our communities need help now more than ever. All Within My Hands is reaching out with four grants totaling $350,000 to organizations dedicated to assisting those hit hard by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert Alvarez, Supplemental Food Program Operations Manager at the San Francisco location of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. He explains to Steffan Chirazi why their work has never been more important.
Metallica has launched a new weekly concert series titled Metallica Mondays. The band announced the launch of the new series and promised to bring entire shows from their past onto their YouTube channel and Facebook every Monday.
This is your chance to own an ESP LTD EC-10 Electric Guitar autographed in silver Sharpie by all four members of Metallica (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo).
Time to update the calendar as the second installment of the All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert has been rescheduled for September 12, 2020, still at the Masonic in San Francisco.
Get your hands on the now-sold-out deluxe-edition of Metallica: Back to the Front, autographed in silver Sharpie by all four members of Metallica (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo). Metallica: Back to the Front tells the fully authorized story of the creation of Metallica’s third album, Master of Puppets, and its subsequent tour.
Working is one of the most important things any person does, yet it can be daunting to step into the employment arena. Jen Worth is on a crusade to make sure that those who feel like outliers get the jobs they want and deserve.
Following a stellar inaugural year with results including job placement rates exceeding 90%, the Metallica Scholars Initiative has confirmed a second year of its support of community colleges and their career and technical education programs—featuring the expansion of the program from 10 to 15 schools, as well as the addition of matching grants from new partners.
Support the work of All Within My Hands by bidding on our latest Ebay auction: Metallica Statue Series - Damage Inc. Signed by Pushead - Rare Glow-in-the-Dark.
The GRAMMY-winning rock band, with their All Within My Hands foundation, pledged $750,000 AUD (Australian dollars) to wildlife relief in New South Wales and Victoria.
The band and its All Within My Hands foundation will donate 750,000 Australian dollars, equal to almost $515,000, to the NSW Rural Fire Service and to the Country Fire Authority in Victoria, the area most deeply affected by the fires, to aid in the relief efforts.
Heavy rock legends Metallica are sending more than thoughts and prayers to those battling the bushfire emergency in Australia: they’re sending money.
Please join us and do whatever you can to assist as we, along Metallica, are pledging A$750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and to the Country Fire Authority in Victoria to aid in the relief efforts.
When we set out to participate in the global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday we never expected such out-pouring of support. We are so thankful to everyone for jumping in!
Cat Cvengros – the VP of Development and Marketing at Second Harvest of Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA – explains to Steffan Chirazi that struggle does not discriminate, which is why we must all help without question.
AWMH is participating in #Giving Tuesday coming up on December 3rd. As the largest global giving day of the year, we've turned #GivingTuesday into an opportunity to join with other members of the Metallica Family as we assist and enrich the lives of members of the communities that have supported the band for over 38 years.
CNBC: Manufacturing is facing a growing skills gap that is leaving hundreds of thousands of positions open. The National Association of Manufacturers said a record 522,000 jobs remained open in the sector in September.
Produced for Fan Club Members in 2001 and autographed by all four current members of Metallica (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo) in black sharpie.
All Within My Hands would like to lend support to those affected in both Northern and Southern California by donating $100,000 to assist in relief, $50,000 to the Sonoma County Resilience Fund - created by the Community Foundation Sonoma County - and $50,000 to the Wildfire Relief Fund - created by the California Community Foundation.
At a press conference held at Metallica H.Q. on October 10th Danny Wimmer, of Danny Wimmer Presents, presented Lars Ulrich and All Within My Hands with $25,000.00. Following the announcement of the 2020 DWP Festival circuit where Metallica will headline, Danny made the generous donation. He added that a portion of ticket sales will also go to Metallica’s AWMH Foundation.
Robert Trujillo and Wayne Isham stopped by No Name in Los Angeles to treat All Within My Hands supporters to a special preview of S&M² before it hit cinemas around the world on October 9th.
Limited CID Enhanced Experience poster from the May 14, 2017 Metallica show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey - autographed by all four members of Metallica!
The celebration of the 20th anniversary of the original creative collaboration between Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony not only opened the brand-new Chase Center in San Francisco, but offered AWMH the opportunity to make new friends and raise more funds! The two live performances brought in more than $265,000 thanks to individuals and groups who believe in our mission: Creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.
Please mark your calendar to join Metallica for a celebratory evening on March 28, 2020 at The Masonic in San Francisco for a live performance by the band to benefit the All Within My Hands Foundation.
North Idaho College’s latest round of Metallica Scholars received their tickets to a brighter future when the college awarded them a total of $92,600 in scholarships at NIC Parker Technical Education Center.
The All Within My Hands auction is back! September's item is a studio used drumhead played by Lars Ulrich during the November 10, 2015 rehearsal of the song "Confusion" on Metallica's 2016 release, "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct," and is autographed in black sharpie by all four members of Metallica.
The band played 25 shows this summer and made large donations through its All Within My Hands foundation in each city it visited.
The final leg of the European tour starts with a very special donation. Together with fans attending the show at Arena Națională in Bucharest, Romania and a generous sponsorship by Mastercard, Metallica presented Daruieste Viata with €250,000 before the concert. The donation is directed toward Daruieste Viata Association’s #NoiFacemUnSpital initiative.
More than a dozen Metallica Scholars celebrated their graduation from Grand Rapids Community College welding program. Students like Uniqua Sparks are now about to embark on their career with no student loans, all thanks to the titans of metal.
"Thank you so much because I wouldn't have been here. I would not have a career, I would not be moving on for my family, my children. They would not be seeing me in success. I'm in awe right now!"
Big gifts to community colleges have grown sharply over the past decade, rising from a single donation of only $2.5 million in 2009 to contributions totaling $53.1 million last year, according to a Chronicle analysis of gifts of $1 million or more.
Gateway received a $100,000 grant from Metallica’s “All Within My Hands” Foundation. The foundation selected the technical college as one of 10 to be the host site of the inaugural Metallica Scholars program, offering a restructured 8-credit course at a highly-reduced cost to students.
This month's AWMH auction features a pair of the long sold-out Metallica x Vans Glitch Logo Classic Slip-On shoes, autographed by Metallica!
Dubbed the Metallica Scholars Initiative, the band is providing ten community colleges around the country with $100,000 to help develop career paths and improve trade skills. According to the American Association of Community Colleges, which partnered with the band, the funds will directly support more than 1,000 students who collectively will become the first cohort of "Metallica Scholars."
The heavy metal band Metallica is about the last place North Idaho College President Rick MacLennan would have expected to find champions of the school’s career-technical education program. “It’s not just a typical scholarship,” MacLennan said. “They’re directing support and resources toward obstacles students would not be able to overcome without this support.”
Metallica made a huge donation to a Manchester-based homeless charity before their sold-out gig at the Etihad Stadium. The heavy metal legends handed over an astonishing £40,000 to Northern Quarter-based Coffee4Craig. Charity boss Hendrix Lancaster said the cash is enough to fund their work for the next 12 months.
Where Metallica leads, the government should follow. While the rest of us were distracted by stories of America’s aristocracy fake-rowing their way into elite colleges, the heavy metal band just made the right kind of donation: $1 million in grants to 10 community colleges ($100,000 per college) to fund career and technical education programs.
The hottest Metallica ticket of the year, both nights of S&M² sold out immediately! But we saved a pair for night two for a lucky fan and guest to win, with proceeds going directly to the All Within My Hands Foundation.
For the second time in six months I am at the L.A. Food Bank with one of the biggest rock bands in the world. This past December I was here with members of the Foo Fighters for a barbeque and benefit to raise money for the food bank.
This time I am here on a Wednesday afternoon with Metallica' bassist Robert Trujillo, who is here as part of the "Day Of Service." He is here with dozens of volunteers, sorting foods, packing bags to feed the hungry.
Metallica fans across the United States took a stand in the fight against hunger by volunteering at their local food banks.
Over 3,000 Metallica fans and AWMH supporters came out strong and showed the kind of remarkable impact that can be made when we unite to work in service of others.
With the second annual All Within My Hands Day of Service just around the corner on May 22nd, James Hetfield and Rob Trujillo explain to Steffan Chirazi why it is one of the most important days on the Metallica calendar.
When Metallica met with professor, philanthropist and new acquaintance Dr. Edward H. Frank in 2017 to consult on its new All Within My Hands (AWMH) charitable foundation, Frank advised the heavy metal titans to "do no harm" by steering clear of potentially contentious causes.
Meanwhile, Spokane Community College and North Idaho College are getting in on the trend by offering scholarships to students who want to pursue careers in health, information technology and manufacturing. Grants are made available through the Metallica Scholars program, which awarded 10 colleges nationwide including SCC and NIC.
Metallica played “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the sold-out San Francisco Giants’ game against the New York Yankees at Oracle Park yesterday, April 26.
James Hetfield stole second during the 7th Annual Metallica Night with the San Francisco Giants, brought it back for the whole band to sign, and now it could be yours! You'll be the rock star supporting AWMH.