Put on your dancing shoes for the annual Music for Change fundraiser hosted by Pennies for Poverty. The Elks Lodge (25 Low Street, Newburyport) will be hopping on Saturday, November 2nd at 6 pm for this charitable concert featuring food, dancing, and of course—live music.
Headlining the Pennies for Poverty Music for Change event is the energetic seven-piece R&B band, The Chicken Slacks, returning by popular demand for a second year. This fundraiser has sold out in years past, so grab your tickets online or in-person at Dyno Records (1 Middle Street, Newburyport) or Greetings By Design (1 Rear Water Street, Newburyport). If you don’t plan on sitting down—and you may not want to with the tunes going—you can purchase a single ticket for $40/person. For those that would like to grab a seat, there is also an option to reserve a table for eight. Tables are limited and sell out quickly.
Along with music, there will be plenty more to enjoy at the Music for Change fundraiser. The event’s sponsor, For the Love of Food and Drink, will be serving up small plates, including vegetarian and gluten-free options and Pennies for Poverty has organized both a silent and live auction. Years past have featured Boston Celtics and Patriots tickets, gym membership, restaurant gift certificates, work by local artists, and more.
All proceeds from Music for Change go directly to address urgent needs and underfunded programs at social service organizations that help those living in poverty in Newburyport and surrounding towns.
Pennies for Poverty: 2 Cents 4 Change, Inc. was founded with the belief that if everyone in the community does a little to help those in need, we can substantially reduce poverty and improve the well-being of all members of the community. This nonprofit is run by volunteer members of the community. Its mission is to reduce poverty and alleviate its devastating impact on individuals and families in the greater Newburyport area.