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Sing out Strong

Sing out Strong is crowdfunding

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£2,106
raised of £2,000 target by 93 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to help those with mental health challenges access activities at Sing out Strong, through the SOS Fund.

Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Monmouthshire - and global!

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Who are we?

Sing out Strong is a SINGCREDIBLE family of choirs and social-singing groups for mental health and wellbeing. The organisation was set up by Emma Rowland, a professional conductor who suffers with depression and anxiety.

Singing is so good for your mental (and physical) wellbeing. It combats anxiety, producing endorphins that make you feel energised and positive; it reduces stress and helps you sleep better; it fosters a sense of achievement and community - and can even cut down on illness by boosting your immunity!

Sing out Strong is totally SINGCLUSIVE! We are open to anyone, whatever their experience or background, and want to make singing available and accessible in as many different ways as possible so that everyone can benefit from it.

A safe, supportive and inspirational choir, standing together for positive mental well-being. I love it." - Hereford choir member

Why are we raising money?

With the Sing out Strong (SOS) Fund, we want to support people who perhaps cannot access our regular projects and activities due to financial constraints. If you make a donation to the SOS Fund, then that money will be used to provide free places in our choirs and social-singing groups.

Your donation can make a valuable difference to a singer. For example:

£6.50 would pay for one session in one of our choirs, for one singer.

£10.00 would buy the sheet music for five new songs, for one singer.

£39.00 would pay for a full quarter's membership in one of our choirs, for one singer.

£156 would sponsor a singer for an entire year.

Sing out Strong Global

When COVID-19 hit, Sing out Strong began offering virtual choir projects for the whole world, to keep people singing - and happy - in lockdown. These projects are provided totally free of charge to anyone and everyone, and organised by an inspirational team of creative volunteers.

At the time of writing (June 2020), we are about to launch our fourth virtual choir project "I've been Waiting..." and are working with thousands of singers from almost 80 countries.

Sing out strong virtual choir...is the next best thing to a real time choir session". - Virtual singer

(Our first virtual choir project in April 2020, "Song for the People")

We intend to continue to provide virtual choir projects for free, as long as the COVID-19 lockdown continues.

Thank you

Any donation you can give will directly contribute to helping people improve their mental health through singing.

For more information about the important work of Sing out Strong, please visit: Sing out Strong

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    • Margaret Porter

      Margaret Porter

      Nov 9, 2020

      £30.00

    • Sue Lewis-Badgett

      Sue Lewis-Badgett

      Nov 9, 2020

      Great to see the project so well supported - well done Emma & the team 👍👏

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 9, 2020

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 9, 2020

      Thank you!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 9, 2020

      Ty!!

    • Karen Stewart

      Karen Stewart

      Nov 9, 2020

      Thank you for all you do through music and other activities to help people with mental health challenges, not just in the U.K. but around the world as well.

      £40.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 2, 2020

      Thanks for "Baba Yetu", "I've been waiting", hopefully if the upload is accepted "Jubilate" and "Venite" and looking forward to the new Ola Djeilo project too. Thanks for keeping us singing.

      £20.00

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    Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Monmouthshire - and global!

    Sing out Strong provides choirs and social-singing groups for mental health and wellbeing. The SOS Fund has been set up to help people access our projects free of charge, when they need them most.

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