Give the Gift of Music to Under-Served Students

 
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Jun 28, 2012

Wrapping Up

Jessica, 5th grade, Pennington Elementary
Jessica, 5th grade, Pennington Elementary

     Kids light up when they hold a new instrument. So you can imagine the joy and the smiles that were created in the 98 schools across the country that we helped during the last school year. The 1,683 instruments we distributed not only made students happy and more accomplished, but will help to secure a place for music for all the kids who will play them in years to come.

     Sandy Craig, Principal at Pennington Elementary in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, expresses her gratitude for receiving an instrument grant this school year:

"The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation grant will provide musical instruments to every 5th and 6th grader at Pennington Elementary. Our students have limited resources outside of the school setting for any type of enrichment activities. This grant puts opportunity at their finger tips. These instruments will maintain music instruction at our school for generations to come. We can never thank the foundation enough for this generous and unexpected gift."

     As we gather instruments for the upcoming school year, we thank our donors who make it all possible, and we thank the thousands of grateful youngsters who make those instruments sing. Below is a link to a list of all the exceptional schools we helped in the 2011/2012 school year.

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Organization

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation

Studio City, CA, United States
http://mhopus.org

Project Leader

Natalia Hernandez

Administrative Assistant
Studio City, CA United States

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