Joseph Wooten Performs for Gold Star Families & Veterans

The Special Forces Charitable Trust, World Data Systems sponsored a special Military Appreciation Day at The Field of Dreams Movie Site on June 1, 2019. Guests included Active Duty Military, Gold Star Family Members, Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Joseph was proud to participate in this event to honor them for all they have sacrificed to protect the …

Motivating Students in Mt. Carmel, IL

Joseph Wooten takes a “selfie” with St. Mary’s students in Mt. Carmel, IL Photo: Haley Church / Mount Carmel Register MOUNT CARMEL — “If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change.” Some of St. Mary’s Catholic School students may not be old enough to remember “Man in the …

Caring Blankets for the Homeless

How Joseph Wooten and YANAF connected… You Are Never Alone Foundation has celebrated Worldwide I MATTER, YOU MATTER Day on March 28th for the last 4 years. When Joseph Wooten heard about the day through Facebook, he contacted founder, Salley Gibney and offered his I Matter, You Matter song and video to be included in the celebration. He then agreed to come to …

You are Never Alone Foundation Tour

Grammy-nominated artist Joseph Wooten to perform at Dorset Playhouse to support Homeless Coalition By Derek Carson / benningtonbanner.com BENNINGTON — Steve Miller Band keyboard player Joseph Wooten is touring southern Vermont to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in Bennington County. A partnership between Wooten, the You Are Never Alone Foundation (YANAF), and the Bennington County Coalition for the …

Speaking in the Schools: Tonawanda NY

Steve Miller Band Keyboardist Gives Motivational Speech to Tonawanda Students By Jessica Bagley The Tonawanda News Tonawanda News — On days that he’s working, Joseph Wooten plays songs like “The Joker” and “Fly Like an Eagle” for thousands of people in packed stadiums. But on his days off, Wooten, the keyboardist and vocalist for the Steve Miller Band, spends his …

‘Love It Forward’ to Help Inner-City Youth

By Lisa Khoury BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new group in Buffalo is determined to help the community through one act: love. They call themselves “Love It Forward,” and on Saturday evening they’re throwing their first event at St. John’s Grace Church. It’s donation-based, and funds will go toward creating a place youth in the inner city can express themselves in …