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Music = Change = success

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Organizers of the Music=Change benefit concert featuring Philip Phillips say the it was a success, after thousands showed up for the event.

Mission Change reported more than 2,000 people showed up to the fairgrounds on August 22nd.

Philip Phillips and several other bands performed.

Proceeds went to help fund monthly missions and help the non-profit reach more people in need.

It will also help fund the Village Program with resources, educational items, and after school activities for kids.

"We'll be able to sponsor our kids to do some after-school activities that they never probably would have been able to do because of the expense of it all, so we are really excited about that."

Mission Change is already planning a benefit concert for 2015, but may have it in the fall when the weather cools down.

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