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£865
raised of £3,000 target by 34 supporters

    Weʼve raised £865 to help stage a COVID Memorial/Sing out Strong Reunion Concert.

    Herefordshire, England
    Funded on Friday, 30th September 2022

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    Sing out Strong (SOS) started life in 2019 as a family of choirs for mental health and wellbeing, and has since grown to a global organisation providing free, online projects to more than 11k singers in 100 countries.

    SOS was set up as a safe place where people could come and sing for their wellbeing, and also could be open about their mental health or if they were just having a bad day. We include mental health and wellbeing in everything we do at SOS and, when the pandemic shut everything down, we switched to running free, online sessions available to anyone and everyone around the world. We’ve since worked on 7 projects with 11k singers in 100 countries and last month we were featured on the BBC.

    We have just announced that in 2022 we will be hosting the first ever SOS Reunion Concert, which will be a COVID Memorial for all the loved ones we have lost.

    The concert will take place in person, in Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, England, and we are inviting anyone who has ever sung with us (in person or online) to come and join our choir. It's a chance to meet other singers from around the world who have joined their voices in song throughout the pandemic, and to celebrate the truly global feel of music, and Sing out Strong.

    We will run online rehearsals from February 2022 to start putting the music together and then hold one exciting masterclass rehearsal on the day, where the choir will be taught by SOS Founder Emma Rowland and guest conductor Lorilee Bajema from the USA.

    The concert will feature all of the pieces we've sung in our online virtual choir this year - plus a few surprises and our virtual choir videos will be played on a big screen behind the choir while we sing

    All of the money raised by the concert will go to Herefordshire Mind, a mental health charity here in the UK. This is why we need YOUR support. Help us raise £3000 to pay all our costs for the concert upfront, so that all monies made on the night can go to helping Herefordshire Mind continue their vital work in the UK. Thank you.

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      34

      • Helen Haile

        Helen Haile

        Aug 28, 2022

        Fabulous concert -here’s to the next one!

        £50.00

      • SueLew

        SueLew

        Aug 24, 2022

        So many wonderful people gave so much for so many to enjoy this very moving event. Thanks so very much for making this happen xx

        £30.00

      • Lena Izzat

        Lena Izzat

        Aug 22, 2022

        I will never be able to thank you enough for such an awesome opportunity. It was a true dream.

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 21, 2022

        Thank you ...

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 21, 2022

      • Ros Moor

        Ros Moor

        Aug 18, 2022

        Enjoyed the online practices and appreciate all the hard work behind the scenes in preparation for Saturday’s concert at Hereford. Let’s continue to enjoy singing 🎼 🎶

        £50.00

      • Jan Nesaratnam

        Jan Nesaratnam

        Jul 25, 2022

        £20.00

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