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RockCorps Launches in Japan!

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2014 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for RockCorps, and we are thrilled to announce that Japan will now be the 10th country to host our global volunteer movement!

RockCorps is taking the platform to the Tohoku region, working ...

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Optus RockCorps in Australia - The Concert

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3,000 volunteers gave 4 hours of their time at RockCorps volunteer projects across Sydney this year, to earn their ticket to another exclusive RockCorps concert.

The reward for their hard work? Access to all the Luna Park fairground rides AND a ticket ...

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Bafta Congratulations to RockCorps friend, Keiran Evans!

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Huge Congrats to an old RockCorps friend, film director Keiran Evans on winning a gong for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer at the recent Bafta awards. His latest film, Kelly + Victor won him the prestigious gong which ...

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UK's Rudimental Confirmed to Play Optus RockCorps!

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UK's homegrown sensation Rudimental have been making waves on the International Music scene, since the release of their debut album 'Home'.

RockCorps is excited to announce that they will be playing for our Optus RockCorps volunteers down under, at ...

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Australia - Optus RockCorps Launches for 2014

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Optus RockCorps was officially launched for 2014 on 4th February.

Volunteers gathered at Radio Skid Row and gave 4 hours of their time to transform the local community radio station, inside and out.

As if the volunteers didn’t have enough fun painting ...

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Coca-Cola RockCorps South Africa - The Movie!

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2,000 Volunteers, 2,000 Friends, 8,000 Volunteer Hours, 36 Community Projects, 230 High Schools, 4 Amazing Performances, 1 Unforgettable Concert.

This is how it happened…

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RockCorps remembers Nelson Mandela

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Today is a day for all of us to remember the greatest of leaders, Nelson Mandela.

Madiba brought peace and hope to his beautiful country, and inspired the world.

We remain inspired as he told us “Today’s Youth are Tomorrow’s ...

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4,000 Volunteers celebrate with Busta Rhymes, Ciara and D'Banj in South Africa

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This year RockCorps partnered with Coca-Cola® to bring the platform to Africa for the first time.

Coca-Cola and their partner ABI began the platform with a recycling programme in hundreds of local High Schools. High Schools who recycled ...

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RockCorps Volunteers at Bestival 2013

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Once again, RockCorps gave 50 Volunteers got the chance to earn their tickets to the amazing Bestival on the beautiful Isle of Wight.

Working in partnership with the IOW Youth Trust, RockCorps volunteers completely transformed St John's Church Community Area. All the ...

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The Script & Tinie Tempah rock it down under!

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5,000 volunteers gathered together at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia to see top acts Tinie Tempah and The Script, as the world wide volunteering programme made it's debut down under.

The Sydney gig was sponsored by mobile network Optus and ...

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Tinie Tempah supports RockCorps in Australia!

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'Drinking From The Bottle' singer Tinie Tempah will be part of the Optus RockCorps concert, replacing Labrinth on the line-up that also includes The Script and Guy Sebastian.

Tinie Tempah loves RockCorps and has performed at our concerts in the UK and ...

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Optus RockCorps launches in Australia!

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On Monday we launched OPTUS RockCorps in Sydney, the first time RockCorps has come to Australia.

To celebrate the launch, renowned anti-graffiti artist, Judd Shoppee spent four hours creating a large mural inspired by the themes of volunteering and music.

In ...

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Year Here launches!

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Year Here is a six-month programme for young people who are committed to making a difference in society.

Year Here challenges young people to a year of tackling social issues in their own backyard. As a Year Here fellow, you will work on ...

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Teenage Cancer Trust’s Collection Weekend at Argos stores across the UK!

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Teenage Cancer Trust’s Collection Weekend at Argos stores across the UK!

The teenage cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust have a fantastic opportunity for volunteer bucket collectors at Argos stores across the UK on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th January 2013. This is an ...

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A great idea + Opera + Lorries = Opera for Change

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At RockCorps we know all too well how music inspires people to take action, strengthen communities and give back. That is why we wanted to tell you a bit about a new initiative called, Opera for Change.

Yep, you heard us, Opera for Change! ...

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Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas wow Marseilles!

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For the third consecutive year, Orange RockCorps France went to Marseille, so that more than 2,000 volunteers could give four hours of their time to one of their charity partners in exchange for their precious ticket to the gig.

So after 31 projects, more ...

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Deezer UK's 1st Birthday!

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Deezer UK are celebrating their 1st Birthday and we are giving one lucky Collective member the chance to win a pair of tickets to their exclusive party at the swanky Hospital Club, London on Wednesday 10th October and watch The Villagers, Slow Club and ...

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Collective Competition! See Veronica Falls live...

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We have five pairs of tickets to give away to five lucky Collective members to see indie-popsters Veronica Falls at the 100 Club London as part of the Converse Gig series! Support on the night comes from Frankie and the Heartstrings and ...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Parkinson's UK

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Parkinson’s UK need loads of volunteers to help cheer on their 93 sponsored runners in the Royal Park’s Marathon, London.

Do you think you have what it takes to cheer them on through 13.1 miles of green and leafy running? As a Parkinson’s ...

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Barter for Bestival!

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RockCorps brought 50 people to the Isobel Centre on the Isle of Wight to barter their way into Bestival 2012, and it was amazing!

Fifty volunteers came from all over the UK to all Give 4 hours of their time to Get ...