Dolly Parton, Kacey Musgraves, Reba McEntire, Wynonna Judd and more are donating music gear, records, memorabilia and more to be auctioned off on music gear marketplace Reverb.com. The Girls Rock Reverb Gives auction will benefit ten nonprofits dedicated to empowering female, transgender, and gender non-conforming youth through music.
The auction features signed memorabilia from Musgraves, Parton, Mavis Staples, Kelly Clarkson and more. McEntire donated signed REBA by Justin cowboy boots and Loretta Lynn donated a signed pink belt and album. The auction also features signed vinyl LPs from Wynonna Judd, Little Big Town, Elle King and more. Faith Hill donated a signed Epiphone acoustic guitar.
"We as women and trailblazers have a responsibility to encourage young women to rise up," Loretta Lynn said in a statement. "No longer can we be looked over. Those days are over friends!"
Other artists taking part in the auction include Stevie Nicks, Neko Case, Ingrid Michaelson, Cat Power, Larkin Poe, Lake Street Dive, Phoebe Bridgers, Norah Jones, Lucius, Julien Baker, Patti Smith and Joan Jett.
Reverb raised more than $20,000 for the Girls Rock Camp Alliance through a similar auction that featured items from Dolly Parton and more.
Proceeds from the Girls Rock Reverb Gives Auction will benefit: Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, Girls Rock Columbia, Girls Rock Philly, Omaha Girls Rock, Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls Salt Lake City, ATEM (Arts Transform Empower Music) in Berlin, Femix in Belgrade, Girls Rock Dublin, Girls Rock London, and Popkollo in Sweden.
"This kind of support is monumental in our unique vision to empower girls and gender-expansive youth in the Bay Area," said Sep Mashiahof, Co-Executive Director at Bay Area Girls Rock Camp. "We're grateful to the many women who broke barriers in the music industry to make way for new generations of girls and LGBTQ youth to forge their own paths."
The auction runs from Tuesday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 28. To see some of the items available in the auction, visit here.