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. 

Details about ways to give back, as well as the programs and initiatives that will allow us to leave a positive legacy in 2017, will be announced in the coming months. 

Closer to the Sun 2016 Recap

Read more about the 2016 initiatives in the tiles below or get the full in-depth report from our adventure by visiting Positive Legacy's website.
We spent a meaningful afternoon at the Flora y Fauna Community Garden interacting with local families. We built new garden beds and planted habanero peppers, cucumbers, cantaloupe, and zucchini with some of the families that will use the program to put food on their tables. Local high school students joined us for lunch that was prepared with ingredients from the garden. We danced to music from a local band, played games, and gifted the kids with some of the Closer to the Sun donation drive items. Stay tuned for details on how we will continue our work with the Puerto Morelos Botanical Gardens in 2017!
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 charity auction raised $24,860, making it the best auction in Closer to the Sun history! Thank you to all the artists and musicians who donated and everyone who bid on items during the live & silent auctions. Special shout out to G Love for playing during the auction! All proceeds will support Positive Legacy’s environmental & humanitarian projects, such as the Dreams for Mayan Children school improvement grant and the ongoing Puerto Morelos food security projects.
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 2016. 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 by making a donation when booking your 2017 reservation.