To celebrate the recent milestone in which the label raised more than $1,000,000 for charity, Billboard has put together a detailed article about Hopeless Records and its founder, Louis Posen. The label formed in 1993 to release a records from 88 Fingers Louie and Guttermouth but has gone on to form a successful charity arm (Subcity Records) and a series of high profile tours (Take Action!).
All this happened as founder Louis Posen was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare disease in which the retina of the eye progressively degenerates resulting in eventual blindness
You can check out the story here.