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Alarm’s Mike Peters Helps Bring Cancer Center To Tanzania

Those mountain climbing adventures The Alarm’s Mike Peters undertook to raise awareness for his charity organization’s dedication to helping cancer sufferers are paying off. One of the results is Tanzania’s first-ever cancer center dedicated to children that opens next week. Pollstar has been following Peters’ mountain-climbing exploits on behalf of the Love Hope Strength Foundation […]

Tumaini, Upendo, Ujasiri

On February 8, 2011 Shannon Foley, Exectuive Director of LHS, and Mike Peters, LHS co-founder and front man for the popular Welsh band, The Alarm, joined representatives of The Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Ocean Road Cancer Institute, the Muhimbili National Hospital and The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) as well as local and international supporters […]

WHO | World Cancer Day

Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world. WHO estimates that 84 million people will die of cancer between 2005 and 2015 without intervention. Each year on 4 February, WHO supports International Union Against Cancer to promote ways to ease the global burden of cancer. Preventing cancer and raising quality of life for […]

Sue Shaw Auction Winner

Sue Shaw is doing what she can to help in the fight against cancer. Most recently Sue purchase a quitar signed by many Aussie Rock lengends. Sue is not a quitarist but she lost her father to cancer and wanted to do something to help others. Rock On, Sue!


BACKPACKER jumps the tour bus to talk music and the outdoors with the lead singer of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. If you’re Grace Potter, apparently the only way to follow up a Wednesday night appearance on the Tonight Show is to head to Outdoor Retailer for a show to benefit OIWC (Outdoor Industries Women’s […]

The English Beat Announce Benefit Show

(PR) The English Beat will perform a benefit concert with special guests for the Love Hope Strength Foundation (LHS) on Saturday, February 12 at Zanzibar in Santa Monica. Love Hope Strength, which was co-founded by The Alarm’s Mike Peters, is the world’s leading rock n roll cancer awareness foundation, raising funds through benefit concerts as […]

Different group plans marrow donor search

By MICHAEL CLEVELAND New Hampshire Union Leader MANCHESTER – As the investigation continues into the Caitlin Raymond International Registry’s bone-marrow donor drives and billing practices, a different organization is planning its own drive and hopes the controversy won’t affect the turnout. “I would hope it doesn’t have an adverse effect, said Peter Sullivan, a Manchester […]

365 Day Alarm Challenge

The Alarm celebrates 30 years as a band in 2011. So why not help the person who has given so much further his very worthy cause? I have committed to changing my Facebook profile picture every day for one year to celebrate this milestone anniversary. In doing so, I am calling upon everyone who can […]

Donavon Frankenreiter benefit for The Love Hope Strenght Foundation

Donavon Frankenreiter – Free Show to benefit the Love Hope Strength Foundation Wednesday, Jan 19 8:00p to 11:00p at Slidebar Rock-n-Roll Cafe, Fullerton, CA *With Special Guests – Seth Pettersen & the Undertow Charity Auction to follow! Click here to bid on DINNER WITH DONAVON, Seats on the stage, Autographed guitar, Sanuk’s and much much more !!!! […]

All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer’s Conference packed out

Arriving late, it was difficult to find a seat during the opening session – always a good sign. John Healey, Shadow Sec. State for Health, was on the podium as I arrived –  being honest. “We didn’t get it right when we were in Government”, he admitted.  “I’d like to see it (NHS) work …..  […]



Artists & Festivals

New Politics

Ben Nichols-Lucero

Cory Branan

David Sedaris

With his sharp wit and sarcastic approach to getting people on the list, David Sedaris has helped add hundreds to the registry at his shows.

Glen Phillips-Toad the Wet Sprocket

Gregory Alan Isakov

Jay Bentley- Bad Religion

Joe Trohman-Fall Out Boy

Ken Casey-Dropkick Murphys

MC Yogi

Mike McColgan-Street Dogs

Vinnie Stigma-Agnostic Front


Young the Giant

Donavon Frankenreiter

Donavon has been one of our biggest supporters for several years, hosting fundraisers and encouraging his fans to Get on the List!  With an amazing 14 matches-and counting!-Donavon continues to make a difference in the lives of those in need of a lifesaving match.

Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves puts his money--or his swabs--where his mouth is, signing up to save a life at one of the first shows we did on his tour.

Recently finding his first match, we look forward to a successful future with Shakey for years to come!

Michael Franti

Known for his benevolence, Michael Franti has been an amazing supporter of our mission of saving lives, one concert at a time. From his appearance on Rock Boat, The Soulshine Tour, and solo tours, Michael is always sure to give LHS some love from the stage and take time out to meet our survivors.



The Misfits are a punk rock band with big hearts! We've joined them on two tours already and with their help, have signed up hundreds of potential donors, finding an amazing FIVE matches to date.

Pleasantville Music Festival

Saturday, July 11 Parkway Field in Pleasantville is gonna be rocking. Thousands of friends, families and lovers of live, world-class rock, setting out their chairs, blankets and tents, going up to the stage and dancing.

Food and drink, a beer & wine garden for the adults, fun activities to keep the kids happy, and a composting and recycling program to keep the Earth happy. Plus stuff...

Andrew McMahon

Andrew McMahon is not only a talented musician, but he is also one of the most inspirational cancer survivors today.

In 2005, Andrew was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and received a lifesaving bone marrow transplant from his sister Kate. Front man for Something Corporate, Jack's Mannequin, and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, this charismatic vocalist and piano playe...

Frank Turner

Love Hope Strength has been honored to work with Frank Turner at recent shows in the Colorado area resulting in 2 potentially life-saving matches already. That partnership is now expanding nationwide as the Love Hope Strength Foundation hits the road throughout the 2013 US Tour in an effort to find more matches for patients in need of marro...

Neil Young

Love Hope Strength founder Mike Peters has had the pleasure of performing with Neil Young, and now life saving matches have been found at shows by Neil Young.

From the magnificence of the Red Rocks, more individuals are given the a chance of life.

Rock and Roll really does save lives!

Robert Plant

Throughout recent tours in the United States and United Kingdom, fans of Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters got ON THE LIST to be marrow donors as they entered his shows. Love Hope Strength was on hand looking for life-saving matches for patients in need of transplants to cure such diseases as Leukemia, Lymphoma and other blood cance...

Isle of Wight Festival

The Love Hope Strength Booth is now a regular feature at one the the premier music festivals in the UK, the Isle of Wight Festival. The roots of the festival date back to 1968, and it has a global reputation for attracting the worlds best acts. Each year around 60,000 people cross over the the island, and this year our team of volunteers signed almost 500 people to the bone marrow registry over...

Mumford and Sons

We have been pleased to have the Love Hope Strength booth at a number of Mumford and Sons shows, including a number of shows at the iconic Red Rocks amphitheatre.

To date we have found 7 potential life saving matches at Mumford and Sons shows.

Jennifer Lopez & Enrique Iglesias

Posted by Enrique Iglesias before his tour with J-Lo.

Hey guys, Just wanted to let everyone know that Love Hope Strength foundation has been kind enough to set up booths at all of our Enrique and J-Lo shows this summer. Please be sure to at least come by to check out! You could help save the lives of these children! So if you are attending the shows, please stop by the Love Hope Strength...

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