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deadmau5 Provides Intimate Fan Experience at Firefly Music Festival Benefiting Urban Fitness 911‏

In January 2016, deadmau5 (AKA Joel Zimmerman) spoke with the King Drew Magnet Golden Eagle School in Compton to Urban Fitness 911, a Los Angeles non-profit organization that was created to address the disparity of academic skills, health and fitness among teenagers and young adults in low income communities. 

Now, deadmau5 has launched a fundraising initiative in support of Urban Fitness 911 in partnership with CrowdRise, the largest crowd funding platform for good. Fans who donate or fundraise at crowdrise.com/deadmau5 will be entered to win a VIP trip to Firefly Music Festival to watch deadmau5 perform from side stage.

deadmau5 and his team have generously created momentum forUrban Fitness 911students, “I wanted to do something that would bring awareness to these kids and the struggles that they go through on a daily basis,” says deadmau5.

Veronica Everett-Boyce founded Urban Fitness 911 three years ago because she believes that no one’s situation is alike, and every person deserves a chance to be successful. “We’re thrilled to collaborate with deadmau5 on this campaign,” says Veronica Everett-Boyce, founder of Urban Fitness 911. “He shined a lot of light on the Urban Fitness 911 students during their meet & greet. The students were very touched, inspired and will never forget the experience.”

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to individual legal residents who are physically located in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, at least age eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, whichever is greater, at the time of entry that agree to these Official Rules. Employees of Sponsor, Prize Provider (as defined in Section 13 below), talent and their respective parents, affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, judges, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone involved in the development or execution of the Contest, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible. All federal, state, municipal and local rules and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. The CrowdRise Terms and Conditions (https://www.crowdrise.com/about/terms) apply. In the event of a conflict between these Official Rules and the CrowdRise Terms and Conditions, these Official Rules govern and control only to the extent of such conflict.

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