Little Kids Rock, Inc.

Little Kids Rock restores and revitalizes public school music education. We inspire children to express themselves through music, building the creativity, confidence, and self-esteem that are critical to success in school and beyond. We accomplish this by: pioneering innovative teaching methods, preparing teachers to utilize our methods and materials, providing musical instruments and instruction.
Apr 27, 2009

NEWS ALERT: Slash visits East Los Angeles Little Kids Rock class

Slash with the kids
Slash with the kids

Last month, Slash of Velvet Revolver and Guns 'N Roses fame visited Belvedere Middle School in East L.A.. He donated guitars, fielded questions, and led a jam session with the kids, who had been practicing several Slash songs in the weeks leading up to the event without the knowledge of the lead guitarist's impending visit.

Check out some of the media coverage we received:

- Rolling Stone Magazine - Pg. 30: - http://www.rollingstone.com/photos/gallery/27183553 /random_notes_the_dead_prince_sl/photo/5

- The Performing Songwriter: - http://www.performingsongwriter.com/pages/blogs/blog.cfm?BlogID=5&StartAt=11

- CNN: - http://www.littlekidsrock.org/SlashVisit.html

'Til next time, keep on rockin!

-- Little Kids Rock www.littlekidsrock.org www.littlekidsrock.tv

Slash
Slash
Oct 9, 2008

NEWS ALERT: Little Kids Rock gives away 900 new instruments to needy schools in a single day!

Hi Friends of Little Kids Rock,

As you know, Little Kids Rock transforms children's lives by restoring and revitalizing music education in our nation's public schools. We are happy to say that we just held our largest single teacher training ever in Dallas Texas last week. We trained a total of 58 teachers and equipped them with 900 brand new instruments and they are going to help us reach over 6,000 students in Dallas this year!

Check out what the Dallas Morning News had to say about us - http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-music_28met.ART.Central.Edition1.26e893a.html

Our goal this year is to purchase and place 8,000 brand new instruments into our schools around the country. We have already placed 6,500 so far. If we reach our goal of 8,000, we will have DOUBLED the number of instruments we gave away just last year.

Please help us to reach our goal of purchasing an additional 1,500 instruments this year. It's back to school time and our kids need your support more than ever!

Thanks for your interest in our kids and our work!

The Team at Little Kids Rock

Dec 20, 2007

Special Help for Little Kids Rock

What if we told you that by making an additional donation of just $10 or more you could help Little Kids Rock win an additional FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS to serve more kids? We are participating in a challenge grant that we think we can win. The Case Foundation is giving prizes of $50,000 to the four nonprofits who get the most unique donations through an online widget. Here is a link to our widget (also below): http://givingchallenge.globalgiving.com/dy/registry/ag.html?regid=671&cmd=prevfund

Please consider making another gift to help us win! Also, it would really help us if you would consider doing any of the following: 1. Email this link to your friends, family or social network 2. Get a widget for your blog profile or website 3. Share or save a link to this fundraiser on social networking sites.

You can get directions on how to do all of this by clicking on the link mentioned above.

Thank you for helping us put music back where it belongsā€¦in our schools!

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