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

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The Drake Gives'
Annual Fundraiser

JUNE 2024

The Drake Gives' 2024 Annual Fundraiser, held at The Drake in Laguna Beach on June 4th, was an unforgettable evening featuring amazing people, incredible food, and a soulful performance by platinum award-winning Parson James! Thanks to the generous support of our community and sponsors, we raised over $125,000 for music education.

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.


UC Irvine Check Ceremony


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.



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