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The Drake Gives' mission and to promote the power of music.

evening with versace

The Drake Gives partnered with Versace Costa Mesa to showcase their Fall-Winter collection -- donating proceeds to the foundation. This two-week shop for a cause event was proceeded by a dinner at SET restaurant’s private dining room at the new Pendry Hotel in Newport Beach. In attendance were Alec Glasser, founder of The Drake Gives, Wendy Misner. The Drake Gives’ program director, along with a number of female pillars in the community, striving to make a difference in the lives of underserved students in Orange County.

OCTOBER 2023

UC Irvine Check Ceremony

OCTOBER 2023

The Barclay Theatre hosted their 1st annual Día de los Muertos event with a colorful celebration featuring performances by the school’s talented dancers and musicians, and a special performance by the Anaheim Elementary School District Mariachi Band. The event showcased Alec Glasser, Founder of The Drake Gives, awarding the first annual The Drake Gives/UCI Music Scholarship check in the amount of $100,000 to deserving UC Irvine students who want to infuse music into their career. Glasser is passionate about investing in these student’s futures as they embark on their studies and expand their knowledge about the power of music.

Music Saves

The Drake Gives was honored to be a part of this special evening in Hollywood as Save The Music hosted Music Saves, an event celebrating Save They Music’s 25th anniversary. A star-studded evening spotlighting the impact that music has on our lives – honoring Adam Blackstone, Becky G, Cindy Mabe and LL Cool J. With performances by Brad Paisley, The War and Treaty, Britney Spencer, and Mary Mary, and student performances from Save The Music grant recipient schools, it was a night to remember. Funds raised are part of a music education rebuild in Los Angeles, funding 50 schools with new music programs.

NOVEMBER 2023

GROOVE FOR GOOD

JUNE 2023

THE DRAKE AFTER DARK

DECEMBER 2021

SUMMER SOUL-STICE

JUNE 2022

Launch Party

December 2021 

The Drake Gives' Launch Party was an unforgettable evening filled with incredible performances by special musical guests Ava August and Macy Gray. The excitement continued with a lively auction, expertly hosted by Zack Krone, featuring show-stopping items, including a signed guitar from rock legend Sammy Hagar!