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When Polk State Machining Instructor James Gibbons informed Williams that full scholarships were available through the Metallica Scholars Initiative for students to participate in the eight-week Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining Program, Williams called it a “prudent decision” to sign up.

The College of Lake County’s heavy metalworking program was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the rock band Metallica, according to a press release.

A prestigious national scholarship recently was awarded to one of College of Lake County’s career and technical education students.

It may just be a coincidence that machinist Bill Watson, an alumnus of Polk State Corporate College’s Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining Program, is a lifelong fan of heavy metal band Metallica. But it is no coincidence that Polk State College has received a $100,000 grant from All Within My Hands Foundation to participate in the Metallica Scholars Initiative.

When I was in high school, I didn’t think too much about scholarships. Oftentimes, this was because I was too busy learning Metallica riffs.

More students at Grand Rapids Community College will be able to learn skills needed to rock out in their career, thanks to another big investment by a heavy metal band.

ROCKFORD, Mich. — Michigan-based bootmaker, Wolverine, has partnered with Metallica to launch two special edition work boots that will give 100% of the proceeds to benefit skilled trade workers.

Metallica and footwear company Wolverine have joined forces for two new pairs of boots inspired by the metal act. All proceeds from the collaboration will go toward benefitting trade-school students via the Metallica Scholars Initiative and the band’s All Within My Hands Foundation.

Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation has selected the college to support students who are looking to enter a traditional trade or other applied learning program.

Wolverine, the 137 year old boot brand, and Metallica's nonprofit All Within My Hands (AWMH) are setting out on a different type of U.S. tour to help build the future American workforce.

All Within My Hands Foundation, the nonprofit organisation founded by Metallica, will donate another $295,000 in coronavirus relief grants. The band made the announcement on social media this week.

Papa Het has crafted a set of end tables in his garage in Colorado, and will be raffling them via Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 band played 25 shows this summer and made large donations through its All Within My Hands foundation in each city it visited.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Metallica fans have a chance to give back on May 22, when the band will host their second annual All Within My Hands Day of Service.

Many people don’t know how much the band members have worked to help people throughout their long careers.

Metallica rallied their fanbase in 2018 with the inaugural All Within My Hands Foundation Day of Service. Now they're set to do it again, hoping to build upon the spirit of volunteerism last year.

Metallica and their All Within My Hands Foundation are calling on fans around the country to spend a day volunteering at a local food bank as part of their second annual “Day of Service,” May 22nd.

Singer and guitarist for Metallica, James Hetfield, was greeted with gifts from Grand Rapids Community College on Wednesday.

I had the absolute privilege to see Metallica last night in Grand Rapids. It was my ninth or tenth Metallica show, but they never cease to get off the gas pedal. They ripped.

Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation recently gave $100k to the Grand Rapids Community College to benefit the welding program. Now, other fans of metal are gearing up to rage at Van Andel Arena on March 13th.

Read Jim Harrington's review of the All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert & Auction.