DELTA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES
“STRONGER THAN HATE” CONCERT STARRING KESHA
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT JEWISH FEDERATION’S VICTIMS OF TERROR FUND
OCTOBER 30, 2018—PITTSBURGH, PA—The Delta Foundation ofPittsburgh, the leading non-profit advocacy organization for the LGBT community, has announced that the "Countdown 2 Vote" concert scheduled for this Saturday, November 3 with international superstar Kesha has been renamed the “Stronger Than Hate” concert. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Jewish Federation’s Our Victims of Terror Fund.
Stronger Than Hate has been adopted by Pittsburgh residents following the tragic events that unfolded this past weekend at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
According to Gary Van Horn, president of the Delta Foundation, “last Saturday, we saw the worst of America. We look to use the power of music to come together and help people heal."
In a Facebook post, Kesha said, "My heart is filled with sadness following the horrible events this past weekend in Pittsburgh. I’m so sorry for the pain and suffering that so many are going through. I will still be coming to Pittsburgh this Saturday to play my show and deliver as much peace and positivity as I can. Let’s show the world that there is only love and always hope in Pittsburgh."
The Delta Foundation has also announced that Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors Sarah Chadwick and Sofie Whitney will be speaking at the event.
Produced by the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh, Stronger Than Hate is sponsored in part by 96.1 KISS, American Eagle, Solevo Wellness, Green Mountain Energy, First Commonwealth Bank, and the HRC Foundation.
Advance tickets are $59.00 or $69.00 at the gate and can be ordered at www.PittsburghPride.org/tickets or by calling 888-71-TICKETS. Stronger Than Hate is a general admission show. No chairs or outside beverages are permitted. Those under 18 of age are permitted with a parent or guardian over the age of 25. Proper government ID is required.