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CBS BAY AREA: Dog Stolen? Get Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong’s 434,000 Instagram Followers To Help

on January 13, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — When a thief stole a man’s dog Mochi along with a laptop and bicycles, the owner took to social media and recruited hundreds of people to help track her down, but none more connected than Green Day’s front man Billie Joe Armstrong.  Go HERE to see the full story.

“To me it’s a kidnapping, that was my child, and it was taken away from my house,” said David Baker.

It began with a few tweets and Instagrams, and paper fliers, and then an outpouring of support from skaters, who wrote, “Skateboarders can do anything, let’s help.” From there, Armstrong (who also lives in the

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Basti kids in Delhi sing Green Day's Boulevard of Broken Dreams

on January 09, 2015

It might be one of the most unique covers of a Green Day hit you'll ever hear: young, at-risk girls from an Indian shelter singing Boulevard of Broken Dreams. “Many of these children have been abused or have suffered trauma. Music helps to engage them, it helps them to relax,” Faith Gonsalves, the founder of Music Basti, says.  Volunteers from the non-profit help give the girls a musical voice as a means of giving them a confident and creative voice of their own.

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GET YOUR SCISSOR BAT AND KCUF CANCER!

on October 01, 2014

The Scissor Bat is here!!!
Now you can join the fight and the KCUF Cancer Gang!!!

http://www.kcufcancershop.com/

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Armstrong makes a favorable impression as a featured player in the new independent film Like Sunday, Like Rain.

on September 19, 2014

Local rock star Billie Joe Armstrong is the lead singer-songwriter-guitarist of five-time Grammy Award-and two-time Tony Award-winning punk band GREEN DAY, one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time. After releasing successful albums Dookie, InsomniacNimrod, and Warning, Green Day conquered Broadway with the musical version of their rock opera album American Idiot. Fleshing out his diverse resume, Armstrong makes a favorable impression as a featured player in the new independent film Like Sunday, Like Rain.

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Tre Cool for StokesMe Bowl-A-Rama Helps Push 2014 Humanitarian Fund Towards $100k

on September 19, 2014

About StokesMe
StokesMe September is the official fundraising effort for the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. This year, StokesMe supports 12 surf-related humanitarian organizations dedicated to improving the life, health, and/or welfare of people. The 2014 SIMA Humanitarian Fund beneficiaries are: AccesSurf, Best Day Foundation, Boarding for Breast Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation, Life Rolls On, Mauli Ola Foundation, Outdoor Outreach, STOKED, SurfAid, Surfers Healing, and Waves for Water.

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