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Oct 7, 2015

Insomniac Gives Back With Charitable Donations to Local Las Vegas Charities

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Written by: Suzanne Welker Jurgens
Culture Shock Las Vegas, Photo by Mikey McNulty

This week Pasquale Rotella, CEO and Founder of Insomniac, will be presenting $105,000 in funds raised at the 19th annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas to three Las Vegas nonprofit organizations: Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund, Injured Police Officers Fund and HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center. Each group will receive a donation of $35,000.

In addition, Insomniac will be celebrating $70,000 funds raised from the first ever “EDC Week Charity Auction” with a special performance from Culture Shock Las Vegas, the beneficiary of the auction. Culture Shock Las Vegas is a nonprofit  that seeks to steer youth away from substance abuse, violence and hatred through performance art and dance.

“Insomniac and our EDC Week Charity Auction partners are so excited that we were able to raise approximately $70,000 for Culture Shock Las Vegas,” said Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac.  “I am so happy and grateful that our very first charity auction captured the excitement of so many people in Las Vegas and the dance music community. Culture Shock is such an amazing non-profit and the work they do truly embodies the spirit of EDC – rejecting hatred and inspiring positivity for kids and teens.”

Since the festival’s move to Las Vegas in 2011, Insomniac has donated over $380,000 to local organizations.

 

 

Photo by Mikey McNulty,  Culture Shock Las Vegas



About the Author

Suzanne Welker Jurgens
Suzanne Welker Jurgens has been involved in the publishing world for over 12 years. She has worked at several business technology magazines such as Business 2.0 and The Industry Standard, as well other magazine titles such as Allure, Yoga Journal and Dwell. In 2012, Suzanne decided that it was time to marry her passion of music with her extensive experience in media and jumped feet first into developing schulzarmy.com. When she is not helping break the latest Schulz Army and The Scene is Dead news, you will find her at events waving the Schulz Army flag and passing out "Down the Rabbit Hole We Go!" wristbands. Suzanne is also part of the TranceFamily SF team and helps out at local trance events hosted by Sondra Productions and Phoria Events.




 
 

 

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