Hard Rock International Announces Partnership with Mercury Phoenix Trust To Honor Legendary Freddie Mercury

The Global Restaurant and Entertainment Brand Continues its Longstanding Partnership with the Foundation Through a Series of Collaborative Initiatives from June Through December Hard Rock International is proud to announce a continuation of its partnership with The Mercury Phoenix Trust, a UK charity created in memory of Freddie Mercury by Queen band members Brian May…

Hard Rock Heals Foundation to Award $250,000 to Charity Grant Recipients Around the World in 2019

Charitable Arm of Hard Rock International Honors 50 Music-Centric Charities Hard Rock International, in partnership with its Hard Rock Heals Foundation, today announced it will donate $250,000 to 50 grant recipients around the world in 2019 as part of the brand’s commitment to improving the lives and resiliency of local communities. This announcement marks the…

Hard Rock International Announces Collaboration with Clean the World

Hard Rock’s motto of “Save the Planet” rings true as currently participating properties begin efforts to recycle hygiene products for worldwide distribution Hard Rock International announces an impact collaboration with Clean the World (CTW), a leader in global health dedicated to WASH (water, sanitization, and hygiene) and global sustainability. The brand continues to live up…

Hard Rock International Increases Relief Efforts To Help Victims of Hurricane Michael

Seminole Gaming director of brand marketing Britta Kelley hands a wrapped case of bottled water to Kellie Brown, manager of global philanthropy for Hard Rock International and Keith Glennon, advertising manager for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood. 7200 bottles of water donated by Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International were trucked to the…

HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL GOES PINK WORLDWIDE THIS OCTOBER

19th Annual PINKTOBER® Campaign Raises Global Awareness and Funds for Breast Cancer Research HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Sept. 14, 2018 – Hard Rock International is going PINK for the brand’s 19th Annual PINKTOBER® campaign. Starting in September and continuing throughout October, guests are invited to join the fight against breast cancer at Hard Rock Cafes, Hotels and…

Hard Rock Ranked Among Best Employers for Women

Forbes Names Company as a Leader in Travel & Leisure Category Forbes first-ever ranking of America’s best employers for women lists Hard Rock International as a leading employer of women in the Travel & Leisure category. Forbes and Statista, a market research company, surveyed 40,000 employees of companies with more than 1,000 workers to compile…

Hard Rock Heals grant recipient works with Major Music Artist

Hard Rock Heals Foundation grant recipient, Atlanta Music Project, recently teamed up with rap legend, T.I. to record three songs for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. Founded in 2010, the Atlanta Music Project provides intensive, tuition-free music education to under-served youth. The mission and work of Atlanta Music Project is dear to Hard Rock Heals Foundation and…

Using Music to Help a Community Rebuild

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas late 2017, Scarborough Elementary School was among its victims. The school lost everything as a result – not only their physical building, but all musical instruments and learning materials. When the Hard Rock Heals Foundation began raise funds for hurricane relief efforts via Hard Rock Cafes nationwide, it was important that music be…

Congratulations!

Hard Rock Heals Foundation supporter given the Leonard Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award! We’ve talked about Vijay Gupta before on this blog, and for good reason.  Ted Talk veteran,  killer violinist, humanitarian, and co founder of one of our favorite music charities,  Street Symphony, Vijay is an advocate for the power of music to improve lives.…

A homeless violinist and how he sparked a change on Skid Row

If you’ve  ever seen “The Soloist,” starring Jamie Foxx, you are already familiar with Nathaniel Ayers’s story. The 2009 film was based on the life of Ayers, a Julliard-educated musician who has struggled with schizophrenia and homelessness throughout his life.  After a chance meeting with Los Angeles Times columnist, Steve Lopez, Ayers was introduced to…