Positive Legacy

One World United Through Music

Positive Legacy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, works to magnify the cultural experiences of those attending Closer to the Sun. Positive Legacy’s mission inspires music fans and artists to collectively take action and build a better world. Positive Legacy creates meaningful opportunities for musicians and fans to participate in humanitarian and environmental outreach projects to support the local community. 

Learn more about ways to give back, as well as the programs and initiatives that will allow us to leave a positive legacy in 2018 below.

Closer to the Sun 2017 Recap

Read more about the 2017 initiatives in the tiles below or get the full in-depth report from our adventure by visiting Positive Legacy's website.

DAY 2 - DECEMBER 1, 2018 
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Join Positive Legacy at Flora, Fauna y Cultura for a day filled with ecological conservation and community action! Visit a sea turtle sanctuary & educational center aimed at the protection, research and conservation of sea turtles nesting on the coasts of Quintana Roo. We will spend the morning working on different projects in the sanctuary and contribute to the ecology of the area.

After completing the mornings projects, relax to the rhythms of local musicians while we eat an authentic Mexican meal. Then, enjoy swimming in the beautiful Caribbean Sea & soaking up the sun before heading back to the resort to enjoy an evening of music.

DAY 4 - DECEMBER 3, 2018 
Silent Auction: 3:30PM - 7:15PM
Live Auction: 6:15PM - 7:00PM
Come bid on autographed photos, concert tickets, art and unique memorabilia from Closer to the Sun musicians and fans at the live and silent auctions. Enjoy a special Jazz Jam performance by Jimi (G. Love & Special Sauce) to get you in the mood to support a great cause! Auction proceeds support Positive Legacy’s humanitarian and environmental projects. If you have an item you'd like to donate for 2018, contact Positive Legacy! 
Bring school supplies, medical supplies, instruments & toys with you to Closer to the Sun and Positive Legacy will deliver to a community in need. Help us provide necessary materials for schooling and essential medical supplies - together we can make a difference! Donation items should be brought to the Positive Legacy table at the Convention Center (where you check in) on event Day 1. We kindly ask that you leave the plastic bags at home.

Suggested School Supplies: Backpacks, pencils, notebooks, crayons, markers, colored pencils, calculators, rulers, and reams of paper

Suggested Medical Supplies: Gloves, masks, swabs, bandages, gauze, antiseptics, ibuprofen & acetaminophen, allergy medicine, toothbrushes & toothpaste, eye drops, ace bandages, and hand sanitizer

Suggested Toys: Soccer ball and pump, baseballs, jump ropes, etc.
We are always looking for a few good helping hands!
  • Collect and organize donations at events
  • Assist our team to prepare items for our Charity Auctions 
  • Staff the Positive Legacy table on site and share the activities and great work we are doing 
  • Participate in one of Day of Service events
  • Act as a Volunteer Captain for “Day Of” events and outings 
If you are interested, please contact Positive Legacy.
Positive Legacy and Trees, Water & People make it easy to travel responsibly, by offsetting the emissions from your travel to Mexico for Closer to the Sun. We appreciate those that donated to the carbon offset program in 2017. Your donations support a community tree nursery that is producing 10,000 trees a year for rural communities on the north coast of Haiti, providing the sequestration of thousands of tons of carbon dioxide emissions. You can offset your carbon footprint when booking your 2018 reservation or by logging in at any time to donate! Not booked this year? You can still donate online.