Stream 'Songs That Saved My Life' for a cause




In conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day, today, fans can check out Weathers' cover of “Lucky” originally made famous by Britney Spears, at this link: smarturl.it/STSMLWeathers

Proceeds from the single will be donated to Songs That Saved My Life benefiting charities. On the reason behind contributing a song for STSML, vocalist, Cameron Boyer shares, “Weathers has always been a champion for mental health and we committed to trying to reduce the stigma around it. We hope that our cover helps you…maybe bring that song back to life. Thank you.”

Hopeless Records, along with their non-profit arm, Sub City, are thrilled to announce ProjectQ as the 2020 winners of the $10,000 Sub City Songs That Saved My Life grant.

ProjectQ is a non-profit organization founded by Madin Ray Lopez that helps LGBTQIA+ homeless youth navigate a world that perpetually tries to diminish them.

Their mission is to use hair and self-empowerment as a form of social justice. ProjectQ provides free gender-affirming haircuts, self-empowering workshops, food & hygiene boxes, gender affirming clothing, chest binders, menstrual products, and so much more to LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness.

The grant will go towards crisis counseling training for the staff at ProjectQ, as well as funding an on-staff therapist to help the community they service receive mental health resources.

“Mental health stigma in the Black and brown community has kept us from maturing emotionally adding to the odds already stacked against us,” states founder & executive Director Madin Ray Lopez. “These statistics skyrocket when intersecting LGBTQ+ identities are added to one's plate. It is not our fault as queer people of color that we do not have access, but it will be our fault if we continue passing our trauma to the next generation. At ProjectQ, the buck stops with us. Thanks to this grant, we will be able to provide mental health services for the youth that we service, while also training our staff on crisis intervention.”

Learn more about ProjectQ by watching this video: smarturl.it/ProjectQGrant

Songs That Saved My Life looks to engage current artists with cover versions of songs that meant a lot to them and got them through difficult times. This project benefits a variety of mental health and suicide prevention organizations. Currently, this project benefits Crisis Text Line, Hope For The Day, The Trevor Project, and To Write Love On Her Arms.

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