US$1,720
raised of US$16,900 target
by 1 supporter
RCN 954604927

Story

With generous and transformative support from Eddie Van Halen over the years and now continuing through his son Wolfgang, The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation is pleased to announce that the Van Halen Family has committed to kickstarting the Adopt A School campaign with a generous $1,000 donation towards each of the first 100 participating schools.

The Hollenbeck Middle School programs need your help! Sousaphones, trumpets, trombones, and brass mouthpieces are needed to reduce sharing.

"We are committed to providing music education across all genres of ensembles to students who seek to explore their musical passions, regardless of their background or previous experience. Throughout the day and between two music teachers, we serve over 300 students in various ensembles including Band, Orchestra, Mariachi, Indoor Drumline, Latin Band, Rock Band, and Music Technology. Any type of donation to our program gives students another opportunity to make music they would otherwise not have any access to." - Christian Melgoza, Music Teacher

Schools participating in the Adopt A School campaign are qualified through MHOF’s vetting and eligibility process, giving donors confidence that their investment is protected and sustainable, impacting students for a minimum of 10 years (the lifespan of an instrument in a school setting.) Donations made to this school’s fundraising campaign go directly to The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF). MHOF then purchases the specific instruments the school is in need of at a substantially discounted price and the instruments deliver directly to the school.

Donate today and help these students foster their love of music!

To spread the word on social media or link to this page in your own fundraising efforts, use the links below! And to learn more about The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation's Adopt A School campaign, visit mhopus.org/adopt-a-school or contact MHOF at info@mhopus.org or 818-762-4328.

[5% of donations are retained for JustGiving’s required service fee, MHOF retains an additional 5% to cover administrative costs associated with school vetting and granting of instruments.]

About the charity

The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation keeps music alive in our schools by donating musical instruments to under-funded music programs, and vital support services to school districts nationwide, giving economically-disadvantaged youth access to the many benefits of music education.

Donation summary

Total raised
US$1,720.00
Online donations
US$100.00
Offline donations
US$1,620.00
Direct donations
US$100.00
Donations via fundraisers
US$0.00

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