Over 800,000 suicides are reported globally each year, with many more going unreported. In the US alone, over 121 individuals complete suicide on a daily basis.

Show your support and help bring awareness to suicide at the 2nd Annual Hope for the Quad Cities Festival on Saturday Jul 27 at Bierstube Moline (415 15th Street Moline).

Admission to this fun-filled day long festival is only $10. All revenue generated at Hope for the Quad Cities Festival is donated to Hope for the Day, a non-profit organization that works in the alternative music scene to raise awareness towards mental health and suicide prevention.

With a tentative start time of 12 p.m., bands will perform inside with the other acts will take place in the Biergarten.

Enjoy live music from bands like Closet Witch, Of Virtue, Kings, Hardship, Portals, Soultru, The Day After, Parachute Day, Chuck Murphy and many more! Lighten the mood with some comedy from Show Us Your Pokeballs, Ian Heaton, Jake McDowell and Brandon Gale.

To purchase your tickets today, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hope-for-the-quad-cities-fest-2k19-tickets-61591067541.

For more information on the 2nd Annual Hope for the Quad Cities Festival, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/333960273869119/.

Together, we can break the silence around mental health.

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Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.