Serena Ryder - photo provided by Black Box.
Serena Ryder - photo provided by Black Box.

Serena Ryder’s Online Concert Tickets Help Homeless

New York-based sustainable housing organization Breaking Ground has partnered with Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder to help clothe the city's homeless this winter, in conjunction with the release of her latest single, Kid Gloves, which came out in November.  In return, contributors will get a ticket for her online acoustic concert, Feb. 4.

"As it gets colder, we know there are so many people who will struggle keeping warm this winter,” said the Stompa hitmaker in a press release:  "I’ve partnered with Breaking Ground to help provide cozy clothes for those who need them."

Breaking Ground runs street homeless outreach throughout the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, as well as a portion of Midtown Manhattan, and had 25 transitional and permanent residences mainly in New York City. According to its website, its is New York's "largest non-profit developer of supportive housing and a leader of targeted solutions to homelessness." They serve over 8,000 individuals annually through its programs and housing opportunities.

– Sean Plummer’s Samaritanmag feature can be read in full here.

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