Greater Cincinnati will welcome multi-platinum artist Andy Grammer on Friday, October 7th for a special performance to benefit Cincinnati Children’s!
Known for his observations and affirmations, Grammer will engage, energize and empower you with his pop anthems, including the quadruple-platinum "Honey, I’m Good," platinum singles "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," "Don't Give Up on Me" and "Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah)." His songs will pick you back up when you need it, affirm your potential, and encourage you to keep going.
All proceeds from this inspiring evening will be used to improve treatment and prevention programs to address our community’s growing mental health crisis and support children and teens who are struggling.
“Cincinnati Children’s is here for every child in our community, and we rely on supporters to help make that possible. They empower us to save lives, advance research and create brighter futures for kids and families everywhere,” says James Saporito, Senior Vice President, Cincinnati Children’s.
An advocate for mental health, Grammer was recently a keynote speaker at the American Mental Health national conference. Like so many of us, he’s struggled with his mental health – particularly the past few years – and he openly shares his experience to encourage others to keep moving forward.
“I’m seen as a positive guy, so maybe it carries a little more weight when I say I was depressed during the pandemic and had to get into therapy to work through it. I hope that gives other people permission to seek help,” Grammer says.
The COVID pandemic put a spotlight on the critical need for additional mental health support for children and families. But in truth, a mental health crisis has been growing in Cincinnati—and across the nation—for years.
Children and adolescents are struggling with unprecedented levels of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, post-traumatic stress and other mental and behavioral health conditions.
Cincinnati Children’s is focusing its talents and expertise on improving treatments and access and advancing research to prevent and even cure pediatric mental illness.
Kaleidoscope is presented by PNC and with the help of other generous sponsors – and concert goers – aims to raise $1 million for the medical center.