Sing Out for Seva @ Fillmore: Benefit Concert Supports Blindess Prevention

The Seva Foundation, a Berkley-based charitable organization dedicated to the prevention of blindness around the globe, will celebrate their 35th Anniversary with a benefit concert on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Fillmore in San Francisco, CA.

Hosted by Seva's charismatic co-founder, humanitarian activist Wavy Gravy, "Sing Out for Seva" will feature performances by five-time Grammy-winners, the Blind Boys of Alabama, New Orleans' heavy-hitting funk collective, Dumpstaphunk, legendary rock band, Hot Tuna, and several special guests.

All proceeds from Sing Out for Seva will help fund eye surgeries around the world.

In the past 35 years, Seva has restored eyesight to nearly 3.5 million people with programs reaching many of  the poorest corners of the world, including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, India, Africa and Native American communities in the US. In some of these countries, Seva’s programs account for between 25% and 50% of all eye surgeries performed annually.

Tickets to Sing Out for Seva are on sale now. General admission is $48 and VIP packages are available at $105. For details and more information, visit www.seva.org.

About Seva Foundation:
Seva Foundation is a Berkeley based organization founded in 1978 by a group of medical professionals, counterculture activists, musicians, and compassionate individuals, all dedicated to the prevention of blindness around the globe. Most notably among them are public health expert Dr. Larry Brilliant, spiritual leader Ram Dass, and humanitarian activist Wavy Gravy. In the past 35 years, Seva has helped restore the eyesight to nearly 3.5 million people with programs reaching many of  the poorest corners of the world including: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, India, Africa and in Native American communities in the US. In some of these countries Seva’s programs account for between 25% and 50% of all eye surgeries performed.

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