Hug More Love More

Music Festival / Benefit For Grayson Minney Sat, July 20th 2013

Our Purpose

On Saturday May 11th 2013 the world lost a loving and caring human being named Grayson Minney in a fatal car accident. He was an inspiring musician, a son, a brother, an uncle, a soon to be husband and a great friend. Grayson loved the idea of love and you knew that whenever you were around him. Overnight, the Minney & Malek families lives were instantly changed forever.

Leading up to this horrific tragedy, his family had already been struggling financially after Grayson’s mother Ava was seriously injured in a car accident. 

With her condition being the way it was, Fred had no choice but to take time off of work and take care of his wife. In doing so, the medical bills accumulated and the family fell on extremely hard times forcing them to become delinquent on their mortgage. Grayson, being well aware of his parents financial situation, decided that he was going to make it his mission to save the Minney homestead. After all, this was the same house that his father built with his own two hands, the same place that

Grayson grew up in. Many of his friends knew what he had been doing for his father so we got together and decided we were going to continue his mission.

After Grayson's passing, his father began using the phrase "Hug more, Love more" in everyday conversation as well as the Eulogy that he wrote. It's a simple thought but it reminds us to never take love for granted for everything you know can very well be taken away at anytime and without warning. This is how the Hug More Love More Music Festival became a reality. Our goal is to raise as much money as we can to save the Minney Homestead. This house is currently in foreclosure and set to be auctioned off this August of 2013.

We can’t and we won’t let this happen, so please join us on July 20th starting at 11am at the Four Town Fairgrounds in Somers, CT for the first ever Hug More Love More Music Festival in memory of Grayson Minney. Please come out and support this great cause.


The Info

July 20th, 2013
Starts at 11am

Tickets in advance $20 / $25 at the gate. Buy them up here 
Kids 17 yrs and below Monetary Donation accepted

four town fairgrounds
egypt rd.
Somers, CT 06071


Beer / Wine * Food * Music
Chairs, blankets, frisbees allowed
No Coolers


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