PRESS ARTICLES

January 31, 2011 - Music Industry News Network

Give The Gift Of Music Foundation Established To Assist Local Students With Music Education And Instruments

Local students now have more access to music education and instruments, thanks to the recently-established Give the Gift of Music Foundation, which supports local music education for eligible children ages 7 to 18.

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January 30, 2011 - The Mercury

$12,000 grant will help youth tune in to music

By Phil Ellingsworth Jr. pellingsworth@pottsmerc.com

PHOENIXVILLE — Providing children with an opportunity to experience music education at an early age, two Phoenixville area organizations have teamed up to make that goal a reality.

Through a $12,000 grant given by the Steel City Blues Society, the Give the Gift of Music Foundation wants children to see that education is attainable, something that will give them direction for the rest of their lives

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January 22, 2011 - The Phoenix

Give The Gift Of Music Foundation Established To Assist Local Students With Music

PHOENIXVILLE - Local students now have more access to music education and instruments, thanks to the recently-established Give the Gift of Music Foundation, which supports local music education for eligible children ages 7 to 18.

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PRESS RELEASES

January 20, 2011

Give the Gift of Music Foundation Established to Assist Local Students

Local students now have more access to music education and instruments, thanks to the recently-established Give the Gift of Music Foundation, which supports local music education for eligible children ages 7 to 18. Today, the Foundation announced its first major donation of $12,000 from the Steel City Blues Society of Phoenixville, a nonprofit organization that cultivates and preserves the tradition of blues music, and its two first scholarship recipients.

The $12,000 donation is from the Steel City Blues Society, which hosted the inaugural Phoenixville Blues Festival held September 11, 2010 and was attended by more than 3,100 people.  Funds raised from the festival were designated for the Give the Gift of Music Foundation, the new, non-profit Pennsylvania 501 (c) (3) Foundation that donates musical instruments and/or financial assistance in the form of scholarships for lessons in approved music education or enrichment programs in the greater Phoenixville area to eligible music students.

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