Something Great Actually Came out of the $50,000 Potato Salad Kickstarter
The organizer of the Potato Salad Kickstarter campaign now plans to use the funds to host a benefit concert for the hungry and homeless in Columbus, Ohio with, as you may have guessed, potato salad.
Zack “Danger” Brown ran a campaign back in July on Kickstarter to fund potato salad with a goal of only $10. 6,911 backers later, Brown had raised $55,492. Now he’s using it to host PotatoStock 2014 in Columbus on September 27th along with a lineup of local artists and a TBA national touring act. All concession proceeds will go to a permanent, donor-advised fund at the Columbus Foundation.
Brown isn’t alone on this either. Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, Hampton Creek, Whence and the Idaho Potato Commission are just some of the biggest sponsors committed helping throw this benefit event.