post June 19, 2023

Charity Auction

It’s almost the end of this fantastic charity auction – bidding closes on Wednesday, June 21st! Check out these 6 dates in August where you and a buddy can see an awesome concert and, if you’d like, meet me before the show. Plus you get a drumhead that Tommy Lee and I autographed – and we’ll even put you up in a hotel for the night! Get those bids in now! 🤘💜✌

Only TWO days left until the official start of summer! Do you have your concert plans set?! BID NOW for the chance to get up close and personal with Thunder God Rick Allen and for the chance to ROCK with Def Leppard, Motley Crue & special guest Alice Cooper in one of 6 cities this August – Syracuse, Columbus, Fargo, Omaha, Tulsa, or El Paso. One hotel night close to the venue is also included! All proceeds to benefit Raven Drum and programs to serve Veterans, First Responders, and Trauma Survivors. Bidding closes 6/21/23 so don’t wait! We also have a Godsmack with Staind show up for grabs for Southern California shows with a signed pair of sticks from Shannon Larkin. Please visit to register.
Summer Tour!

post December 6, 2022

Billboard: Taylor Swift-Signed Guitar Up for Auction to Aid Veterans & First Responders

The acoustic guitar features a photo from Swift’s ‘Midnights’ photo shoot.

Taylor Swift-signed guitar could be all yours while supporting a good cause.

Raven Drum Foundation’s second annual 12 Drummers Drumming auction is running through December 12, bringing together a list of music’s most influential artists to raise vital funds for veterans and first responders who are dealing with PTSD, trauma and suicidal ideation.

Billboard: Taylor Swift-Signed Guitar Up for Auction to Aid Veterans & First Responders
Billboard: Taylor Swift-Signed Guitar Up for Auction to Aid Veterans & First Responders

Additional Media

Taylor Swift, Def Leppard Donating Items to Auction for Veterans – (
Taylor Swift Guitar To Be Auctioned – Music Connection Magazine
Broadway World: Taylor Swift-Signed Guitar Added to Auction for Veterans and First Responders


post November 29, 2022

Giving Tuesday

This year we celebrate 10 years of #givingtuesday and you can text ‘Raven Drum’ to 202-258-1233 to donate today!
We thank you for your continued generosity that directly helps our mission to serve, educate, and empower Veterans, first responders, and trauma survivors. We recently launched a 30-minute program “12 Drummers Drumming – Finding the Rhythm to Heal” that harnesses the healing power of music featuring world class drummers like Rick Allen, Matt Sorum, Shannon Larkin and more.

Raven Drum Foundation is also pleased to present Musicians On Call with a $25,000 grant to contribute to their VA programs and efforts to bring music to bedsides throughout 2023.
We close out our year with our annual #12DrummersDrumming auction featuring one-of-a-kind items from your favorite drummers. Bid now through 12/12 and find all of this and more at!


post November 25, 2022

I am grateful!

Filmed this a few years back, but the feeling is still the same. I am grateful for all of you – for your love and support and energy! (Also thankful for Field Roast Vegan Roasts! 😉) ✌


post May 31, 2021

Memorial Day

Giving thought to all of our fallen heroes today and counting my blessings. I hope you can all do the same and have a great weekend with friends, family, or wherever you may be.


post May 23, 2021

CBS Eye on Veterans

“Lauren/Rick,  Your music is great and your sincerity shines through in every minute of this.
​Here’s to putting good stuff out into the world. We need it.”  Phillip Briggs   Host – CBS Eye On Veterans

Each week, Navy veteran and Journalist Phil Briggs looks at life from the military veteran’s perspective. From topics like treating PTSD, TBIs with marijuana and psychedelics to pushing Congress to pass better laws. Plus, we hear dramatic stories from combat vets, discover job openings, and meet celebrity actors, athletes, and musicians.



post November 12, 2020

Veteran’s Day 2020

They deserve much more than just a single day, but today we are reminded of and thank all of our veterans everywhere for the sacrifices that so many of them have made. I love you and I thank you!


post October 20, 2020

Big Love Benefit Concert

Join us on (Date to be determined): purchase a ticket for the Big Love Benefit Concert, buy exclusive merchandise, pledge a donation, and bid on a coveted rock-celebrity donated items to help support the cause. The Big Love Benefit Concert will not only bring financial and mental health support to our music industry family, but offer to the world a star-studded musical healing event that will reach your heart and inspire your soul.

All proceeds will benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance to our industry and helps provide funding of basic needs and mental health services.


post September 14, 2020

New York Fashion Week kickoff event: RUNWAY OF DREAMS!

Tonight’s the night! Be sure to get signed up to watch the New York Fashion Week kickoff event: RUNWAY OF DREAMS! “Runway of Dreams produces national runway shows that celebrate people’s differences, break down stereotypes and empower people with disabilities with confidence, independence and style.” A fantastic event – check it out! Plus Lauren and I will be performing BIG LOVE! Watch tonight at 5pm PT (8pm ET). Register now:

runway of dreams