- May 18, 2021

Here’s How You Can Help SIMS Raise Mental Health Awareness in Austin

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Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month? There’s still time to take action and help raise awareness, thanks to The SIMS Foundation.

The need for mental health and recovery support in the music community has never been greater as ongoing support is needed to continue to meet the increased demand for help. By ensuring musicians, music industry professionals and their dependent families have affordable access to these services, SIMS aims to enhance mental wellness of the community, and make sure the music industry as a whole is taken care of. SIMS Foundation is the only organization of its kind in the country providing behavioral healthcare specifically to these individuals.

Like many nonprofits, the past year has been difficult, and mental health is often not considered a basic need to be granted support. Events and partnerships not only raise awareness, but also much needed funds for the nonprofit that saw the cancellation of nearly all fundraising events in 2020.

Looking for an easy way to help! Deep Eddy Vodka is hosting an event to benefit SIMS at the Tasting Room on Saturday, May 22!

Here’s everything you need to know about the Deep Eddy Acoustic Event:

DATE: Saturday, May 22
TIME: 1:30 to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room: 2250 US-290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
WHAT: See below.

  • Live music from Suzanna Choffel followed by Graham Weber.
  • Cocktails including a special Frozen Jalapeno Peach Margarita as the “official” event cocktail, plus OddPop poptails.
  • Kendra Scott pop-up shop onsite with 20% of proceeds going to SIMS.

And for those not able to make it to the event, Deep Eddy will be donating a portion of bar proceeds to SIMS ALL WEEKEND LONG as well as 100% of onsite sales from the collaboration  “Thank Your Local Musicians” tee.

Austin.com will be there and we hope you will be too. It’s a family friendly event so please share with anyone and everyone!