Category: Causes & Charities

Teenager in Pink Sneakers

By Invitation Only: A Special Charity Event That Rocks (and Rolls)

Teenager in Pink Sneakers

Included in the lot is a guitar donated by The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation that experts are saying may be the most valuable ever built for a charity event. The handcrafted guitar, inspired by the Holly classic song, “Learning The Game,” is signed by 75 of the greatest living musicians including Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, Brian May, Paul McCartney, Donovan, Brian Wilson, Keith Richards, Dion, Peter Frampton, Graham Nash, Don Everly and Elvis Costello, just to name a few.

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saxophone and music sheet

Donate Jazz Instruments to Help Young Musicians – Or Apply for One

saxophone and music sheet

Sacramento Jazz Education Foundation (SacJEF) has officially launched its Instrument Match program designed to put instruments into the hands of young students learning to play music, especially jazz. The Foundation accepts donated instruments, assumes any refurbishment costs, and then matches an instrument with an aspiring music student. Over the past year, the SacJEF has collected and refurbished numerous donated instruments, and is now ready to accept student applications. There is no cost to the student to apply for or receive an instrument.

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Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing/buzzing/humming in the ear) are the #2 and #1 military injuries, respectively.

Nashville Mobile Health Clinic Helps Veterans With Hearing Issues Through #HEARtheMUSIC

Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing/buzzing/humming in the ear) are the #2 and #1 military injuries, respectively.

Songs for Sound, a Nashville-based charity working to protect and restore hearing for the 466 million people worldwide that suffer from hearing loss, brings a free hearing health clinic to the 119th VFW National Convention on July 21-24th in Kansas City, MO. Hearing loss is a growing national health crisis and it is on the rise among all age groups. Veterans are among the most highly affected. Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing/buzzing/humming in the ear) are the #2 and #1 military injuries, respectively.

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Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund organized by Broward Education Foundation

Olivia Kellman’s “Voices Need Sound” – Socially Conscious Songwriting

Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund organized by Broward Education Foundation

The emerging 24-year-old Chicago based indie artist will be donating proceeds from the infectious pop/folk driven track to the Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund, created in the aftermath of the mass shooting on Valentine’s Day at the school in Parkland, FL to help the victims’ families, survivors and those impacted by this horrific atrocity as quickly, fairly and efficiently as possible.

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Actress and Filmmaker Kamala Lopez

Kamala Lopez Stages Star-Studded Demonstration at the White House in Fight for Women’s Equal Rights

Actress and Filmmaker Kamala Lopez

On Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 10:30 am actress, filmmaker turned activist Kamala Lopez (Born in East L.A., Equal Means Equal) will launch the “Silent Sentinel Challenge” a daily demonstration taking place in front of the White House starting Monday, November 13, thru Sunday, January 21, continuously from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday – Saturday.

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