Upcoming Pulse Benefit Events #OrlandoUnited #OrlandoStrong *UPDATED*


If you’re looking for a way to get involved in the relief effort following the Pulse Nightclub tragedy, here are some upcoming benefit events that aim to raise funds for the victims and their families:


June 21 – Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is donating 100% of their Net Proceeds for the day from all 14 locations to Equality Florida’s Pulse Victims Fund. All stores will be contributing, including their locations in the Jacksonville and Tampa Bay markets.

June 21 – Keep Dancing Orlando – to Benefit The Pulse Employee Fund at The Abbey, Orlando
There will be great food and music, in addition to the opportunity to support our friends from Pulse Orlando. All proceeds from the event will benefit the fund, including bar and raffle ticket sales.

June 21 – K92.3’s Country Strong Benefit Concert at CFE Arena at UCF, Orlando
K92.3 is hosting this benefit concert featuring country artists Tyler Farr, Maddie and Tae, Jerrod Niemann, Canaan Smith and Michael Ray. Tickets are only $20.

June 21 – Rock it for Pulse! at Rock & Brews Oviedo
The restaurant will be donating 30% of our total restaurant sales for that day, and the staff working that day will be contributing by donating their tips earned. They will also be hosting a silent auction with prizes including, but not limited to: Aquatica tickets, Warped Tour tickets, Dave and Busters Eat and Play certificates, Improv Orlando and much more.

June 22 – All Is One Orlando Unity Concert feat. Imagine Dragons and Nate Ruess at Hard Rock Live Orlando
Tickets are $150, for general admission and reserved balcony, and 100% of ticket sales will benefit the OneOrlando Fund.

June 22 – OneOrlando Fund Run at Track Shack, Orlando
Track Shack’s community of runners and walkers is invited to unite and pay tribute to the lives of a brilliant young singer and 49 other beautiful and innocent souls. Meet up with them for this free and symbolic run/walk.

June 22 – Orlando Tree Trek in Kissimmee
In honor of the victims of the Pulse shooting and their families, Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park will donate 100 percent of its ticket sales this day.

June 22 – Puppy Pride Fundraising Pack Walk at Lake Eola, Orlando
In remembrance of the tragic shooting at Pulse, Down Home Dog Training and World of Beer at Lake Eola are hosting a Pack Walk fundraiser to raise donations and rally support for the victims and their families (this includes their pets).

June 23 – Latin Night For Pulse at Wildside Bar & Grille, Thornton Park, Orlando
The event will feature live music with the Rico Monaco Band and more, Latin food & drinks in the parking lot of Wilsides and Pulse DJ’s, entertainers and bar staff in the courtyard of the Veranda. 100% of the proceeds going to pulseoforlando.org. $20 suggested donation.

June 23 – Pride Skate at United Skates Tampa
This Pride Skate is going to be a benefit for the families of the victims of Pulse Orlando. Featuring entertainment by Amy DeMilo, Franki Markstone, Dani-Danika Panic, Lexx De La Mer & much more to be added to the show. Tickets are $10 Includes skate rental.

June 25 – Orlando Strong – Free Concert at Venue 578, Orlando
Free concert for the benefit of the victims of Pulse with the Number one DVJ of EDM Puerto Rico, DVJ KING ARTHUR spinning and many locals. In addition Rene Farrait from the Legendary Boy Band Menudo will be present showing support.

June 25 – Orlando United 5k at Lake Mary City Hall Central Park, Lake Mary
Proceeds from this benefit run will go to the One Orlando Fund.

June 26 – One Pulse Sounds of Our City at Orlando Brewing
This musical event will be hosted by Shadow Pearson and will feature some of Orlando’s best musicians, writers and artists. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

June 26 – Orlando Love at The Haven, Winter Park
A minimum $5 donation gets you live music from Auditory Armory, Blaine the Mono, Kill The Sound, F.I.L.T.H, Burning Fair Verona, The Glorious Rebellion, Traverser, Sunshine & Bullets, and Gargamel! All proceeds will be donated to the Pulse Victims fund via Equality Florida.

June 26 – Pray For Orlando Benefit Show at Backbooth, Orlando
Tickets are $10 for this all ages show featuring  Comfort, Joon, Fox Tails, Tarek Kasmi, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Sam Gecko & the Ramblers, and more. All proceeds will be donated to the Pulse Victims fund via Equality Florida.

June 26 – #OrlandoStrong Concert at American Legion Post 19, Orlando
Come out and enjoy FREE Live Music & Food…feel free to bring your blankets and chairs and PRIDE FLAGS.

Jun 28 – Beautiful Together, An Artistic Journey Toward Hope at Dr. Phillips Center
Tickets are $15 and up. Through a variety of art forms, over 50 local Orlando arts groups join together to honor the lives and sacrifices of those involved in the tragic events in Orlando. Proceeds go to OneOrlando Fund.Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

June 30 – Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen OneOrlando Fund Benefit at Dr Phillips Center, Orlando
Tickets are $55 and up and go on sale Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 10am at drphillipscenter.org. 100% of ticket sales will benefit the OneOrlando Fund

Through June 30 –

July 2 – Charity Benefit for Pulse at Gods & Monsters, Orlando
There will be raffles, auctions, music and entertainment. 20% of all sales all day, both bar and store are going to the funds for the victims and their families.

July 3 – #PawsForPulse at various Central Florida locations
This is a statewide dog wash to raise money for the victims the Orlando shooting. From 10am to 3pm at participating locations, bring your dogs and for a minimum donation, they’ll get clean and the money will be donated to the victim’s fund.

July 3 – UCF Orlando Strong 5k Sponsored by Greek Council
UCF students and their families can participate.

July 3 – United Forever Fundraiser at Cheyenne Saloon, Orlando
Hosted by Orlando Weekly and Hamburger Mary Orlando, 100% of the proceeds, including tickets and tips, are being donated (50% to the Pulse employees and 50% to One Orlando Fund). 100% of goods and services are also being donated. Tickets are $15 – $30.

July 8 – NOH8 Pulse Photo Shoot Benefit at Sheraton Orlando North, Maitland
Join the #NOH8Worldwide movement in Orlando, Florida and help them raise funds for Equality Florida’s Pulse Victims Fund!  Cost is: Single/Solo Photos: $40; Couple/Group Photos: $25 per person. 100% of the proceeds from photo sales will be donated.

July 10 – Food and Wine Unite Orlando at East End Market, Orlando
Chef Kevin Fonzo and Chef Jamie McFadden invite you to join them and a host of other food and beverage professionals to recognize the staff and volunteers of the LGBT Center of Central Florida. In a continuing effort to create a world of inclusion not exclusion there will NOT be a charge to attend this event. It is hoped that attendees will donate on this day based upon what they feel in their hearts. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to The Center.

If you know of any other benefits, please leave the details in the comments, or send them to us via the contact form.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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