English singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist girl in purple, whose underground bedroom pop hits involve ‘girls’ and ‘we fell in appreciate in oct,’ has teamed up with Fender to style and design a a person-of-a-variety Telecaster electric powered guitar in the colors of the rainbow flag to raise resources for LGBTQ+ charity the Kaleidoscope Believe in.
The unique Player Collection Telecaster, painted by woman in crimson, also identified as Marie Ulven, is up for grabs correct now by means of an online charity raffle web site, with 100% of the proceeds raised staying donated immediately to the non-profit charity, focused to upholding the human legal rights of the LGBTQ+ community internationally.
Speaking about the collaboration, Ulvin mentioned:
“As a privileged queer human being, I come to feel it is vital that I am as loud as achievable. Tunes can build an unbelievable and harmless space for those who want it the most and this feels like an reliable way I can assistance other people in the community. My 1st electrical guitar was a Fender and the rainbow flag is these an iconic and beneficial structure that I hope every person enjoys this guitar as a lot as I do. What is improved than boosting cash for an incredible induce and supporting someone to pursue their new music dreams at the identical time!?”
Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Govt Director of Kaleidoscope Believe in said, “We are thrilled to have the assistance of both equally lady in purple and Fender in raising cash for Kaleidoscope Rely on. As a charity that is effective together with grassroots activists internationally and who are combating the inequalities confronted by LGBT+ people today, the proceeds lifted from the raffle will help Kaleidoscope Belief to carry on carrying out the essential function that we do in direction of ensuring a absolutely free, safe and sound and equivalent world for LGBT+ people everywhere you go. Our local community is staying affected disproportionately by the COVID-19 pandemic, so we are grateful for female in red’s assistance – not only by means of the proceeds from the raffle – but also in possessing the opportunity to highlight and raise consciousness of the perform that we do to aid fight discrimination versus LGBT+ persons all-around the planet.”
The Fender Next artist progress plan supports emerging artists of varied genres, nationalities and identities of who are increasing the environment of guitar in tunes and tradition. The producer provides the artists with equipment and guidance to showcase their do the job, amplify their voice and introduce their new music to new fans.
The guitar is available to earn by way of a raffle technique with entries beginning from just £5 – so absolutely everyone can get included, donate and assistance to raise resources for a amazing result in.
Entries shut on Sunday, August 2 at 11:59pm (London Time) Auction line HERE