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Benefit Tue Mar 30 2010

Fight Diabetes with Dare 2 Dream


Type 1 Diabetes attacks the pancreas, corrupts the body's immune system, and is an all-around major bummer, to say the least. One child is diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes every hour, which will mean a constant threat of heart disease and kidney failure, along with other debilitating effects. Dare 2 Dream is here to make a difference with their eighth benefit concert at the House of Blues. Past artists who have performed at Dare 2 Dream events include Common, Gavin Rossdale and Kings of Leon. This time around, southern rockers Blues Traveler will be hitting the House of Blues stage to raise money for Chicago non-profit Partnership for Cures' diabetes research. Whether you've been directly effected by diabetes or not, we could all use a little good karma.

Dare 2 Dream is going down Thursday, April 15th at House of Blues. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here. The show is 17+ and starts at 8 pm.

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NebbG / April 1, 2010 1:13 AM

This is such good example of a benefit concert. Well, I could not hope but also see Crystal Bowersox perform in this show wherein other artists like Common, Gavin Rossdale and Kings of Leon will also participate in raising funds for the patients who are diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes or not. Let’s help Dare 2 Dream campaign in making some assistance in those Diabetic patients and other who need help by giving some treatments and medicines that they need. Imagine while enjoying the concert you are also helping patients to live a longer and healthy life.

Naperville Lawyer / April 2, 2010 3:49 AM

Great cause, and should be a great show!

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