Carrot Top Joins Hard Rock International to Support Imagine There's No Hunger Campaign
Hard Rock Cafes in Las Vegas, NV have teamed up with Vegas entertainers for the season of giving. Las Vegas entertainers are participating by wearing a charity bracelet in support of the Hard Rock International's 2012 global IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER campaign to combat childhood hunger and poverty around the world.
To help bring awareness to the campaign, Carrot Top, joined in by wearing the signature limited-edition bracelet which features the powerful message "IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER". Donate at your local cafe or online and receive the Imagine Bracelet. $1 feeds a child for one day, $5 feeds a child for one week, and $10 helps start a family food garden. Fans are also encouraged to join in the celebrations around the globe by tweeting, posting or even texting the word IMAGINE to 50555 to donate directly to www.WhyHunger.org and help feed a hungry child. A portion of the monies raised will be donated to communities on the East Coast affected by Hurricane Sandy.
This initiative is part of Hard Rock International's 2012 global IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER campaign, which is supported by John Lennon's wife, artist and musician Yoko Ono Lennon, to combat childhood hunger and poverty around the world. Dedicated to the brand's "All is One" core value, proceeds from Hard Rock's campaign will directly benefit WhyHunger, a leader in building the global movement to end hunger and poverty, and its grassroots partners around the globe in hopes of finding long-term solutions through sustainable agriculture.
For more information on WhyHunger, visit www.WhyHunger.org.
With over two decades of comedic performance in his rear view mirror, Carrot Top is one of the most popular, recognizable and successful comedians in America. After years of playing out to sold-out shows throughout the country, he has now become a Las Vegas icon as well, recently celebrating his seven year anniversary with the Luxor Resort and Casino, where he will perform through 2015.
WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment. Founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin & current Executive Director Bill Ayres, WhyHunger works to put an end to hunger suffered by 49 million Americans and nearly 1 billion people worldwide. WhyHunger's main programs include the National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3-HUNGRY, which refers individuals in need of emergency food assistance to soup kitchens, food banks, government nutrition programs & community organizations in their neighborhoods; the Grassroots Action Network, which provides information, networking opportunities, capacity building & access to over 8,000 anti-hunger & poverty community organizations across the United States and around the world; and Artists Against Hunger & Poverty which is supported by Bruce Springsteen, Michael McDonald, Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Joss Stone, Darryl McDaniels, Jackson Browne, O.A.R, and many others.
With a total of 178 venues in 55 countries, including 139 cafes and 18 Hotels/Casinos, Hard Rock International is one of the world's most globally recognized brands. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau, Penang, Singapore, Punta Cana, Panama, Cancun and Vallarta. Additional hotel and casino projects planned to open include Riviera Maya in 2013 and Abu Dhabi in 2014. Additional announced hotel and casino projects include Aruba, Hungary, Northfield Park, Shenzhen and Haikou. Hard Rock International is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc.