Help SAFE Samford Bring Jennifer Knapp to Birmingham!

We need your help to bring award-winning musician Jennifer Knapp to Birmingham to perform and discuss her journey as a gay person of faith.
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Brit Blalock
Community
Birmingham, Alabama
United States
2 Team Members

Who We Are

SAFE Samford is a group of Students, Alumni, and Faculty from Samford University, a Christian university in Alabama, that wants to the see the campus become a safer space for LGBTQ students and their allies.

In 2011, we formed a Facebook group to begin connecting with one another and exploring ways to help our beloved university change for the better. Two years later, our group is 500 strong and even more passionate about making an impact on Samford, the city of Birmingham, and beyond! You can learn more about our group at our website safesamford.org. You can also visit our Facebook group.

What We Want to Do

We want to bring Jennifer Knapp to Birmingham for one of her very special Inside Out Faith performances, in which she performs some of her award-winning songs and discusses her journey as a person of faith and member of the LGBTQ community. You can learn more about it at insideoutfaith.org.

The performance will be completely free and open to the public at a central location in Birmingham, AL on November 16th of this year. We are excited about the opportunity to show the local community that being a person of faith and being gay aren’t mutually exclusive identities.

How You Can Help

By donating to this project, you’ll be helping us pay for Jennifer’s fees, sound equipment rentals, the cost of the perks that you see listed to the right, and a get together on Samford's campus for homecoming.

Make sure you check out some of the higher-level perks like VIP seating or a special Cocktail Hour with Jennifer before the performance, as well as our new signature t-shirt!

Remember that we won’t be charging for tickets for the event, so you can even think of your donation as buying a ticket to an amazing concert! Not to mention you’ll be helping others attend an inspiring event.

The Impact

We know we can’t wipe out homophobia in every religious community, but we do think we can make the world a safer place for people who are struggling with how their sexual identity connects with their spiritual identity. The best way to fight fear and prejudice is by starting a conversation, which is exactly what we will do with both of these events!

Other Ways You Can Help

Even if you're not in a place to give financially at this time, please do share the word about our campaign on Facebook, Twitter, or even your blog!

This is a life-changing event that we feel passionate about. Help us make it a reality!

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Select a Perk
  • $10USD
    Sponsor

    Every little bit counts! Your name will be listed on the Sponsors section of our website.

    10 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $20USD
    Autographed Photo (Added perk)

    You will receive everything listed above AND an autographed 8x10 photo of Jennifer Knapp.

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  • $30USD
    Autographed Photo

    You will receive everything listed above AND an autographed 8x10 photo of Jennifer Knapp.

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $50USD
    SAFE T-shirt

    You will receive everything listed above AND SAFE Samford's new signature t-shirt. Make sure to include your t-shirt size with your shipping info!

    17 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $75USD
    Jennifer Knapp album

    You will receive everything listed above AND your choice of Jennifer Knapp's autographed albums on CD.

    1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: December 2013
  • $100USD
    VIP Event Seating

    You will receive everything listed above AND you'll have reserved VIP seating at Jennifer Knapp's Inside Out Faith event in Birmingham on November 16th.

    6 out of 25 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
  • $200USD
    Pre-Event Cocktail Hour

    You will receive everything listed above AND an invitation to a cocktail hour with Jennifer Knapp before she goes on stage for the Inside Out Faith event. (Must be 21 or older.)

    0 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
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    $500USD
    Emcee Introduction

    You will receive everything listed above, AND you will have the great honor of introducing Jennifer Knapp to her audience at the Inside Out Faith event on November 16th.

    1 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2013
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