Receiving an overwhelmingly positive response after sharing their vision with the world, The Purpose Hotel™ campaign has exceeded the initial goal of $347,000 pledged on Kickstarter in less than 48 hours. The project relaunch on September 12 tracked faster than anticipated, as nearly 2,000 people joined in backing the crowd-sourced effort. Humbled by the movement of all backers, meeting the Step One goal allows The Purpose Hotel™ team to take steps in developing the initial designs and financing of the building.
After a blockbuster debut on Kickstarter, renowned celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart’s The Purpose Hotel continues to gain traction among the public with features on hit media sites including The Huffington Post, USA Today and many more.
The Purpose Hotel™ launches today, inviting the public to back the project through their Kickstarter campaign, available HERE. Reaching over two million people on various social media platforms via Thunderclap, the crowd sourced effort offers individuals the chance to “change the world in your sleep™” through the hotel’s philanthropic efforts. With a dedicated goal of $2 million in funding, backers of the hotel will receive perks and rewards based on their pledge to The Purpose Hotel™ Kickstarter.
Dove nominated singer/songwriter, award-winning author, and now a film production executive, Andrew Peterson, joins his Shining Isle Productions partner Chris Wall in saying a big THANKS to their fans and followers for funding the first production of their new company.
Christian rock music staple, Pillar, is releasing their first album in six years. The new album, One Love Revolution, was made possible through the support of their loyal fanbase, and is scheduled to release physically through Lifeway on August 18th with a digital release to follow onAugust 21st.
Following a seven-year hiatus, internationally-renowned South African rock band Tree63 announce today the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its fans to participate in the recording and promotion of its seventh full-length album slated for release Summer 2015. Following the enthusiastic reception the band received at a series of reunion events last year in South Africa (see live video from these events at this link), John Ellis (vocals and guitar), Darryl Swart (drums) and Daniel Ornellas (bass) reformed the trio and is in the studio now working on new music.