REO Speedwagon Host Benefit Concert for Childhelp

Each Day Five More Innocent Children are Killed


Phoenix – Childhelp leads the national charge to stop more than 1,800 children from being killed each year  from abuse in the United States—the country with the worst record of all industrialized nationsREO Speedwagon will host a benefit concert to lead the Call to Action and help Erase the number of child abuse victims in the United States. Come join and support this crusade, with REO Speedwagon, on Friday, June 7, 2013 – 8PM – Pepsi Amphitheater, Flagstaff, Ariz.


With over 54 years of prevention and treatment for child abuse, Childhelp is out on the frontlines creating awareness, providing education and standing in the gap to prevent another child from dying from abuse.  As we kick off the summer season, with REO Speedwagon, we ask you to be Smart, Stay Aware and ‘Speak Up and Be Safe’ by storing in your smartphones the Childhelp National Hotline Number:  1-800-4-A-CHILD.  Remember: Be Smart, Stay aware, ‘Speak Up and Be Safe’. You can also download Childhelp’s latest smartphone application Shop Share Give.

Help Eliminate Child Abuse TODAY!


About REO Speedwagon:

Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon has rocked to the top of the charts with a RIAA-certified 22 million albums sold in the U.S., 40 million around the globe, and a string of gold and platinum records.  The group’s nine-times certified platinum Hi Infidelity spent 15 weeks in the #1 slot. Thirty–plus years later, Cronin and bandmates Bruce Hall (bass), Neal Doughty (keyboards), Dave Amato (lead guitar) and Bryan Hitt (drums) keep thrilling concert audiences with fan favorites such as “Keep On Loving You,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” and “Take It On the Run” and many more.


About Childhelp:

Since 1959, Childhelp has brought the light of hope and healing into the lives of countless children as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children. Childhelp’s programs and services include residential treatment services, children’s advocacy centers, therapeutic foster care, group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp created the Childhelp National Day of Hope®, held each April during National Child Abuse Prevention Month that mobilizes Americans to join the fight against child abuse. Become a fan of Childhelp and follow us on Twitter and Facebook 


About Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park:

Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park is an outdoor venue in Northern Arizona’s Coconino County, near Flagstaff, nestled amidst the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. The venue celebrates a summer season of diverse entertainment including rock, jazz, blues, comedy, major festivals, movie nights and more. R Entertainment North LLC programs and manages the captivating amphitheater ideally situated at a cool elevation of 6,900 feet, delivering live, world-class entertainment to fans throughout Arizona as well as the greater Flagstaff and Northern Arizona region.  Pepsi Amphitheater draws visitors from metro Phoenix and Tucson, and throughout the greater region including Southern California, Southern Colorado, Las Vegas and Albuquerque. For tickets and the latest information, visit or call 1.866.977.6849. Follow the schedule on Twitter @PepsiAmpFlag and




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