ANDY GRAMMER Launches Campaign on Mother’s Day to Save the Lives of Women Around The World (@AndyGrammer)

b4yzh0In observance ofMothers DayonSunday, May 12, platinum-selling, acclaimed singer, songwriter, musicianANDY GRAMMERishonoring the memory of his mother Kathy Grammerby carrying on her commitment and passion to help women and further the equality of all individuals.

Today (5/10),GRAMMERofficially launches theKathyGrammcampaign by raising awareness to women around the world who are victims of gender-based violence and asking his fans to help raise money to benefit and elevate these women through a partnership with theTahirih Justice Center. Through funding, the Tahirih Justice Center protects courageous immigrant women and girls refusing to be victims of violence by elevating their voices in communities, courts, and Congress. It takes $5,000 for the Tahirih Justice Center to provide full legal representation as well as social and medical services to protect one woman or girl from violence.

Before her passing,ANDYs mother worked closely with women in her community to help build their confidence and empower them. My mom, Kathy Grammer, was a very bright light, sharesANDY.While she was alive her main passion was helping women. I can remember coming home to a group of women gathered around my mom. Her effect on them was similar to watching someone blow wind into a small flame until it became a fire. Women she touched would leave my house standing taller, inspired and committed to believing in themselves and the equality of men and women.

ANDYhas personally supported theTahirih Justice Centerfor several years and served as Honorary Co-Chair for their recent Washington, DC gala. Their work in protecting immigrant girls and women seeking justice from gender-based violence has always been a cause thatANDYand his mother Kathy have both supported and felt compassionate about. For more information on theTahirih Justice Centervisitwww.tahirih.org.

Contributing to the cause is easy. Supporters candonate $10by simplytexting justice kg to 52000or–for those who would like to donate more–by visitinghttp://support.tahirih.org/kathygramm.GRAMMERs goal is to save as many lives as possible. Since the KathyGramm website went live two weeks ago,GRAMMERs fans have already raised over$12,000, saving the lives of two individuals, and are well on their way to saving their third.

Check out this video which explains the motivation behind the movement

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

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