Upcoming Awakening Events Drive-In Concerts to Benefit The Salvation Army Western PA Division

Apr 20, 2021 | by Stephanie Rex

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 20, 2021) – Awakening Events and Altrua Healthshare have teamed up with The Salvation Army to support individuals and families in need with three drive-in theater tours. 

The first will feature artists including TobyMac and The DiverseCity Band, with special guest Cochren & Co. The second tour this spring features Steven Curtis Chapman and Big Daddy Weave. The third Awakening Events’ tour will feature Zach Williams and Mac Powell and Cain. Awakening Events’ upcoming tours will support ongoing efforts to serve vulnerable Americans, particularly those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Awakening Events will present check donations to The Salvation Army Western PA Division during upcoming local performances. A total of $3,000 will be donated, with a $1,000 check presented to The Salvation Army at each performance in Western PA.

“We are so grateful for the support of Awakening Events and each of these incredible artists,” said Major Gregory Hartshorn, Divisional Commander, The Salvation Army Western PA Division. “The Salvation Army is still responding to an increase in need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the contributions of Awakening Events will immediately help us continue serving individuals and families who need our support.”

Upcoming Performances in Western PA Include:

Zach Williams, Mac Powell, Cain:

  • Thursday, April 29, 2021: Carrolltown Hi-Way Drive-In, Gates Open at 6 p.m., Carrolltown, PA
  • Friday, April 30, 2021: Evergreen Drive-In, Gates Open at 6 p.m., Mt. Pleasant, PA

TobyMac, The DiverseCity Band, and Cochren & Co.

  • Wednesday, May 5, 2021: Moonlite Drive-In. Gates Open at 6 p.m., Brookville, PA

During Fiscal Year 2020, The Salvation Army Western PA Division served 590,318 men, women, and children, provided 710,186 meals, provided 381,840 groceries, assisted in 732 housing/rent assistance cases, and in 2,375 Utility assistance cases.

“We’re inspired by The Salvation Army’s commitment to meeting human need,” said Dan Fife, president and founder of Awakening Events. “We’re honored for the chance to support their continued efforts, providing basic necessities to those left displaced as a result of the pandemic.”

Grammy Award winners Zach Williams and Mac Powell will be touring with new, sibling band, Cain, starting March 25. A complete list of tour stops for Zach Williams, Mac Powell and Cain appears here.

TobyMac is a seven-time Grammy Award winner, who along with his band Diverse City is touring with Cochern & Co., led by singer and songwriter Michael Cochren, a worship leader from Indiana. A complete list of tour stops for Tobymac, The DiverseCity Band, and Cochern & Co. appears here.

Steven Curtis Chapman will be performing songs from his newest album, Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows, inspired by his upbringing. He’ll be touring with five-person band, Big Daddy Weave. A complete list of tour stops appears here.

Celebrating over 150 years of global service as both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 127 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log on to www.wpa.salvationarmy.org.  The Salvation Army … doing the most good for the most people in the most need.



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