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June 12, 2015

Barry Manilow’s A GIFT OF LOVE III



Manilow Sets Goal To Hit $1,500,000 In Total Funds

All Proceeds Go To Charity

[Palm Springs, CA] - Pop culture icon and music legend Barry Manilow announced today that he will contribute five more holiday concerts to raise funds to more than 30 charities in the Coachella Valley. Manilow’s 2009 and 2012 concerts raised more than $1 million and he hopes to raise another $500,000 with the 2015 concerts.

Scheduled to take place at Palm Desert’s McCallum Theatre, Manilow’s A Gift of Love III concerts will feature his hit songs and holiday favorites. His past holiday concerts have surprised the audience with a children’s choir, Santa Claus, and snow. Yes, it really does snow in the desert.

Concerts are scheduled for December 8 and 9, and again on December 11, 12 and 13.

VIP Premium tickets will go on sale exclusively online at on Wednesday, June 17 at 10 AM PT or by phone at 310.957.5788. VIP Premium tickets allow the purchaser to designate which of the 30 charities benefit from their purchase. All undesignated proceeds are assigned to a general fund and are distributed equally amongst all of the participating charities. VIP tickets range from $350 to $1,750 and include special access and benefits. A limited number of concert sponsorships are also available. Detailed information about the VIP Premium packages is available on line at VIP Premium tickets will not be available at the McCallum box office.

Mr. Manilow is contributing his performances to the A Gift of Love III concerts and will not be compensated.

General public tickets ranging from $25 to $250 will go on sale in the late summer.

The charities benefitting from the 2015 A Gift Of Love III concerts are:

  • ACT For MS
  • Advancing the Interests of Animals
  • AIDS Assistance Program
  • Angel View Crippled Children's Foundation
  • Animal Samaritans
  • Barbara Sinatra Children's Center
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert
  • Braille Institute
  • College of the Desert Foundation
  • Desert AIDS Project
  • Desert Cancer Foundation
  • Desert Symphony
  • Gary Kitchen Memorial Foundation
  • Gilda's Club Desert Cities California
  • Guide Dogs of the Desert
  • Joslyn Senior Center
  • The LGBT Community Center of the Desert
  • The Living Desert
  • The Manilow Music Project
  • Martha's Village & Kitchen
  • McCallum Theatre Institute
  • Mizell Senior Center
  • Neuro Vitality Center
  • Paws and Hearts
  • Pegasus Therapeutic Riding "All Special Needs - All Ages"
  • Sanctuary Palm Springs
  • Temple Isaiah Fund
  • Tools for Tomorrow
  • United Cerebral Palsy - Inland Empire
  • The Well in the Desert

For information on which night the aforementioned charities will be honored, please visit

About The Manilow Fund for Health and Hope:
The Manilow Fund for Health & Hope is a nonprofit organization that was created by Barry Manilow to support local, grassroots organizations that promote education, health and care. The fund donates to organizations that focus on cancer, AIDS, children’s issues, victims of abuse, the homeless and music education.

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