BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — Musical groups can get together for a variety of reasons. But for a group in south-central Kentucky, giving back is their primary mission.
“We’re not just a band, we’re a band of brothers and we, we have compassion for our neighbors and friends, we love to play,” says Jackie Hagan, founding member of The No Deposit Band.
“We love people and we love to give back anytime in any way we can, you know, as part of The No Deposit Band, you know, whatever we can do to help the community,” adds Steve Jewell, a band member without deposit.
It is said that music has the power to bring people together.
“We want to let everyone know that you can have fun, be outspoken and be role models in the community. We hold a scholarship program every year and all of our merchandise that we sell matches all of the things that we have here. Every dollar, 100% goes to charity, all of our scholarships and that’s just a good thing,” adds Hagan.
“The gig we did in Glasgow, this whole place was full of love. And it’s just, I don’t know, it’s just mind blowing. How much people love you, love giving back to the community” , also says Mark Allen, the drummer of The No Deposit Band.
From benefit concerts to scholarships, The No Deposit Band wants to keep showing others that you can have fun and help others too.
“They held the advantage for our son who had cancer and were a huge blessing to us. We are so thankful for the things they do in the communities. We just want to say a big thank you to Jackie Hagan and the foundation he started in honor of his mother which he is able to give back to everyone,” Taylor Riggs, Jackson’s mother, told which the group organized a benefit evening. concert for.
“Kentucky will always be full of kind-hearted people who care about each other and we are so grateful to be a part of that,” Riggs adds.
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