Cox Charities benefit concert features Jason Mraz

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 16 at 12:41 PM

CHESAPEAKE-Grammy Award winning musician Jason Mraz headlines this weekend's Cox Charities benefit concert.

Mraz, a Richmond native, will preform Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk.

Cox Charities will use all proceeds from the concert to award grants to qualified non-profit organizations that provide educational programs focused on promoting youth education especially through science, technology, mentoring, and literacy. Past grant recipients have included: Arc of the Virginia Peninsula, The Up Center, YWCA of South Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Health Investment Program (CHIP), Young Audiences of Virginia, Children’s Harbor and REACH.

Since 2009, Cox has donated more than $325,000 to 42 organizations serving children in Virginia through Cox Charities.

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