MORE THAN JUST A ROCK CONCERT
Ever since the first festival in 1991, Lollapalooza has always been a place where music fans can learn more about how to help the world around them.
Whether it’s becoming more environmentally conscious, registering to vote or saving a life through a bone marrow match, Lolla Cares brings together the best of the world’s organizations and puts them in front of 100,000 festival fans to bring awareness to amazing causes.
Check out our 2018 Organizations below!
Amnesty International is a global movement of millions of people demanding human rights for all – no matter who they are or where they are. Amnesty works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied. Text “RIGHTS” to 21333 to get involved!Visit Website
The Array of Things is a collaborative effort among leading scientists, universities, local government, and communities in Chicago to collect real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.Visit Website
The mission of the Chicago Parks Foundationis to build a stronger community dedicated to supporting and conserving Chicago’s parks.Visit Website
Everytown For Gun Safety is a movement of over 4 million Americans working together to end gun violence and build safer communities. Text LOLLA to 64433 to join the fight to end gun violence.Visit Website
GoCivic is a web/mobile community engagement platform that provides citizens with opportunities to engage with elected officials, community-based organizations and nonprofits to take action and positively impact the future of Chicago and beyond.Visit Website
To prevent gun violence in underserved communities, by organizing high school students to advocate and lobby for progressive legislation that contributes to gun reform, community revitalization, restorative justice and reducing youth recidivism and incarceration.Visit Website
ReStore Chicago’s mission is to raise funds by selling new and donated household items and building materials to the public. All items are sold at greatly reduced prices with profits benefiting Habitat for Humanity in its effort to assist the 250,000+ people in Chicago facing critical housing needs.Visit Website
HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. We reach young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – to inform and empower.Visit Website
Intuit is a nonprofit organization founded in1991. Our mission is to celebrate the power of outsider art. Intuit defines “intuitive and outsider art” as work of artists who demonstrate little influence from the mainstream art world and who instead are motivated by their unique personal visions.Visit Website
Love Hope Strength saves lives one concert at a time by setting up free bone marrow donor registration drives at concerts and festivals in an attempt to identify life-saving marrow donors for cancer patients in need of transplants.Visit Website
The Recording Academy’s charity MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical, and personal emergencies,and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality.Visit Website
OurMusicMyBody is a campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment in the music scene. They believe everyone deserves to feel comfortable and safe when they go to a festival. They work with festival staff, musicians, and music fans alike to create fun and consensual music experiences for all.Visit Website
Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. We help people build better futures for themselves, hold the powerful accountable, and save lives in disasters. Our mission is to tackle the root causes of poverty and create lasting solutions.Visit Website
Sensory Access is a nonprofit organization creating amazing experiences for youth with Sensory difficulties. Everyone should be able to enjoy the thrill of a music festival, & we are here to help youth on the Autism Spectrum immerse themselves in their favorite artist’s music safely.Visit Website
Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.Visit Website
We provide support and info to those who seek comfort and camaraderie of other clean and sober people at Lolla. We only require a desire to stay drug and alcohol free at the festival. We’re people in recovery and help anyone wishing to stay clean, sober and those seeking serenity and fellowship.Visit Website
ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organization of more than nine million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality.Visit Website