Community Connection: Spotlight on Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock
WHAT THEY DO:
“Like all great ideas, Solid Rock began on a simple premise. That inside every teen, there is a purpose. It all begins with hope,” states the organization’s website. “A faith-based organization, Solid Rock’s primary mission is to make an everlasting difference in the lives of teens by helping them meet the spiritual, economical, physical, and social needs of teens in the community by offering a safe, engaging environment during non-school hours. Maintaining that ‘a teen’s worst enemy is too much time on their hands,’ Solid Rock provides the music, arts, vocational programs and fellowship that challenge teens to discover their passion through music, dance, video and sound production, self-expression, and creativity.”
The Rock Teen Center in Phoenix provides vocational training in video production, sound recording, lighting, and staging and is free to all teens aged 12 to 20. Young kids are encouraged to empower themselves with the confidence and inspiration that comes with the love of the performing arts.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
- Volunteers are needed to mentor teens at the Center, or to help facilitate their many events and fundraisers throughout the year.
- Donate with monetary assistance or in-kind donations.
- Sponsor one of their high-profile fundraising events. Coming up, “Alice Cooper’s Annual Christmas Pudding” musical and entertainment extravaganza will be held December 14th at Phoenix’s Celebrity Theatre.