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£6,075raised of £7,500 target by 112 supporters

    Weʼve raised £6,075 to provide musical instruments for children most in need within our communities.

    Funded on Sunday, 10th September 2017

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    In memory of our son Louis, who was tragically killed in a car accident at the age of 22, we have established Music For Louis to provide musical instruments for children most in need in our communities. Louis was travelling in the backseat of a car to Manchester on the afternoon of May 21st 2016 when the car was hit by another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle is currently being prosecuted for causing death by careless driving.

    Louis was an extremely talented musician and was committed to helping others fulfil their potential. Music For Louis wishes to continue this work and honour his memory through the music he loved so much.

    Music For Louis was launched on the first anniversary of his passing. We believe access to musical education helps the healthy development of children, can encourage creativity and offer positive reinforcement. This initiative aims to give children from all backgrounds the opportunity to play music on good quality instruments. Music For Louis is an all volunteers organisation. We have zero overheads and everyone involved is giving up their time and skills for free. All monies raised on this page goes toward providing musical instruments for children.

    We believe all children should have access to musical education and the opportunity to learn to play music on good quality instruments in a supportive learning environment. Sadly this is not currently the case. In communities facing many social and economic challenges we believe music can break down barriers and provide opportunities for children. By supporting Music For Louis you will be providing much needed support and equipment for children that may otherwise be denied.

    Can you help?

    Yes! Everyone can help.
    If you are interested in fundraising, promoting our work, making a financial contribution , or looking for more information contact:
    musicforlouis@gmail.com

    Thank You.
    The Brown and Slaven families.

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      112

      • Kelly Donaldson

        Kelly Donaldson

        Sep 7, 2017

        A great cause in memory of a wonderful young man. xx

        £20.00

      • Iain Mackinnon

        Iain Mackinnon

        Sep 7, 2017

        Best wishes from Iain and Katie.

        £20.00

      • Stephen Harper

        Stephen Harper

        Sep 6, 2017

        A small donation towards this great initiative in memory of Louis. Good luck!

        £10.00

      • EDINBURGH CORE CUTTING SERVICES LTD

        EDINBURGH CORE CUTTING SERVICES LTD

        Aug 21, 2017

        £300.00

      • Mary Biggam

        Mary Biggam

        Aug 20, 2017

        Thank you for the invitation to the concert Julie and Ellie. It was incredibly moving and a wonderful tribute to Louis.

        £200.00

      • mark mclean

        mark mclean

        Aug 19, 2017

        Well done to everyone involved, a great initiative.

        £20.00

      • Tommy Kane

        Tommy Kane

        Aug 18, 2017

        Thinking of you all as you cope with the loss of Louis; you deserve much credit for establishing this wonderful tribute to your son.

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