The Crayon Initiative News

Written by Robin Andrew
on August 28, 2023

On August 12, we took to the rolling hills at Madrid Ranch for the Melt With You Festival, our third annual benefit concert!

MWY 2023 - General 1

MWY 2023 - General 2

We rocked out all day long to sweet tunes from Fleetwood Mask, Salvage Title, School of Rock: San Ramon, Steve Hanson and Friends, and The 360s. Comedian Derrick Keener kept things fun as our emcee.

MWY 2023 - Bands 2

MWY 2023 - Bands 1

If you missed out on seeing artist Mike Brennan live-sketching the event on social media, take a look! It was amazing to watch him work.

MWY 2023 - Sketches 1MWY 2023 - Sketches 2

A huge thanks goes out to our food and beverage vendors, sponsors, auction donors, and everyone who gave at the event.

MWY 2023 - Vendors 1

MWY 2023 - Vendors 2

This benefit concert is a critical fundraiser for us, and this year we reached our goal of raising $100,000 to keep creating crayons for children in hospitals!

We’ll be back next year with an even bigger and better Melt With You based on this year’s feedback, all to support The Crayon Initiative. We hope to see you there!