Benefit Concert to Combat Poverty – held March 8
Entertainment was provided by the Pineapple Scruffs and Friends
Proceeds generated from this event will enable the UUCTS Social Justice Council to continue donating financial aid to local agencies: Head Start, Hispanic Outreach Center, English as Second Language (ESOL) Classroom, Citizens Alliance for Progress, Shepherd Center, The Laundry Project, The Haven/Religious Community Services
The Pineapple Scruffs are a Pinellas County-based ukulele band comprised of Peter Grace, Connie Manson and Donna Watkins. They play a wide variety of music and perform at local restaurants, festivals, private parties, fundraisers and for Tampa Bay Ukulele Society (TBUS) events.
In 2017, band leader Peter Grace and his band-mates, formed a coalition called Musicians United for Social Causes and Change (MUSC) whose primary purpose was to sponsor fundraisers and to perform for causes that are important to them. Since the creation of MUSC, The Pineapple Scruffs have performed for almost 20 fundraising events.