Electronic Music Festival Donates $115,000 From Ticket Sales
Insomniac, the promoters of the highly successful Electric Daisy Carnival electronic music extravaganza, has donated $115,000 to five charities in Las Vegas, plus a contribution to Rock the Vote.
Insomniac’s Charitable Giving Initiative donates $1 per ticket transaction and $10 per guest list attendee where the festivals are held. The Vegas Carnival brought in an an estimated 320,000 people over three days.
“I’m so grateful that for the second year in a row the success of this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas, is able to directly benefit these amazing organizations, each of which provides unique and vital services to the community,” said Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac’s founder and CEO. “Each of these groups touches our event in one way or another. Whether it’s through encouraging youth to participate in the arts or educating our fans to become politically active, we’re honored to give back to Las Vegas as well as to those who help make our event a success.”
Insomniac gave $25,000 each to the Clark County School-Community Partnership Program, University of Nevada Reno (UNR) Foundation’s Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund and the Injured Police Officers Fund – Las Vegas. An additional $10,000 was gifted to the Speedway Children’s Charity – Las Vegas Chapter. Another $30,000 was contributed to Rock the Vote in support of Spin the Vote.
That’s a way to endear yourself to the community.